Bird Tuesday

Screen grabs from 4K video shot with the GH5 and the brilliant Veydra 85mm T2.2 Mini Prime (ETC mode enabled). In-camera sharpening dialed all the way down, no sharpening added in post. 

Why You Want the X-Rite Colorchecker

Comparing the results of white balancing with the X-Rite Colorchecker and a random piece of paper, you'll notice immediately that the clip white balanced with the random piece of paper is contaminated with a distinct yellowish cast - in the shadows, in the highlights, in the cigarette lighter, in the cologne and everywhere else for... Continue Reading →

RAW Video – The Next Battleground

A couple months ago, I wondered aloud whether Sony would respond to Nikon’s announcement that their Z cameras would be able to record RAW video with the Atomos Ninja V (ETA sometime in the fall, if I’m not mistaken). And now, with breathless reviews pouring in of Blackmagic’s implementation of BRAW in their $1,300 P4K... Continue Reading →

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