RAW Power!

In the video, we demonstrate one way to create depth and contrast for HDR in a hopelessly cramped living space (16 m2) using lighting modifiers – specifically the Nanlite Projection Mount and Aputure Lantern Softbox – along with the Nanlite Forza 300 and Forza 60. We’ve spared no effort in order to get the most… Read More

The Importance of Custom WB with LED Lights

We care about color. We’ve white balanced using the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Video. We’ve calibrated our display with Calman Home for LG. We’ve aligned the color chips on the vectorscope with hue vs. hue. We’ve begun working in DCI-P3. So what’s next? ☺️ Have a look at the white balance in the two RGB parade… Read More

How a $9.00 Piece of Aluminum Solved All of Life’s Problems

Last night at a quarter to eight, there was a knock at the door. The landlady was standing there smiling, holding out a tiny white envelope; the Arca Swiss quick release plate that attaches to the bottom of my Tilta cage had really arrived! After waiting what seemed like forever, my local dealer suggested ordering… Read More

Not Blackmagic

They seem to be everywhere, spamming the comments section of review after review with their cult-like nonsense about Blackmagic being the best camera at any price, with image quality rivaling Arri. Well first, let’s note that most of us – if we’re fortunate to be employed at all – are doing documentaries, travel and nature… Read More