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Intro image for article At the Bench: Capturing Anamorphic Shots in ProRes
Tutorials & Guides
Anamorphic seems to be enjoying a renaissance lately, and we’ve received some questions about how to acquire and deliver this format when shooting with ARRI’s ALEXA Mini.
Intro image for article Creating Four Unique Looks with the ARRI Master Anamorphic Flare Set
Tutorials & Guides
Recently, I had the opportunity try out the ARRI Master Anamorphic Flare Set. Paired with the ARRI ALEXA Mini, I shot tests with the 40mm ARRI Master Anamorphic in each configuration of the flare set to compare the effects.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Panasonic GH5 Firmware v2.1
Tutorials & Guides
Panasonic has released firmware v2.1 for their GH5 mirrorless camera, which enhances existing features and adds some new ones. In this blog, I go through the list of improvements and take a look at 6K anamorphic.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Angenieux Optimo Anamorphic 30-72mm A2S Zoom
Tutorials & Guides
The Optimo 30-72 is part of Angenieux’s lightweight anamorphic zoom range. These lenses are constructed with the anamorphic element located at the back of the lens. The result is a compact zoom with close focus and the classic Angenieux look.
Intro image for article For DP Tom Bergmann, Travel Leads to Inspiration
Client Profiles
For cinematographer Tom Bergmann, inspiration can come from anywhere, but especially from his world travels. As a documentary filmmaker and DP, he embraces his experiences as a still photographer and combines them with his narrative storytelling ability.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Angenieux Optimo Anamorphic 44-440 A2S Zoom
Tutorials & Guides
Angenieux has created three zoom lenses in their Optimo Anamorphic lineup: the 30-72, 56-152, and the 44-440. In this video, I take a closer look at the 44-440mm.
Intro image for article NAB 2017: Cooke Updates
Tech News
I caught up with Les Zellan of ZGC and Cooke Optics to hear all about their new S7/i “full-frame plus” lenses, a new front-anamorphic zoom, and a new variant of the Anamorphic/i primes with modified coatings to provoke more cinematic flare.
Intro image for article NAB 2017: Angenieux Updates
Tech News
Today I met with Jean-Marc Bouchut to get the rundown on Angenieux’s new offerings showing at NAB 2017. Included is the compact and lightweight Optimo Style 48-130, available this fall, with a 44mm diameter image circle, T3 constant maximum aperture, and 3’1” close focus.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Anatomy of the ARRI SMB-2 Mattebox
Tutorials & Guides
The ARRI SMB-2 is an extremely flexible 4"x 5.65" studio mattebox. In this blog, I'll take you through some of the key features of the product, giving an in-depth look at how to assemble and configure the mattebox.