a7s III Too Popular – Even Atomos Can’t Get One!

Those ProRes RAW HQ files are incredible. Far from the most photogenic human bean on earth, but when shooting with the a7 III, my skin always looked splotchy. a7s III skin tones are a ginormous improvement. Meanwhile, I’m still awaiting answers to a couple of questions about the Ninja V, in particular about the zebras… Read More

Atomos Ninja V Broken? Follow-Up

Update [26.10.2020] I realized this afternoon that the a7s III can be changed to S-Gamut3 in camera and the Ninja V makes the change automatically too. That may only affect the display and not the actual metadata, but hardly anyone is shooting RAW so there’s very little info available. Atomos says it only affects the… Read More

Could Canon Partner With BMD & Atomos?

Canon’s already teamed up with Atomos before to capture ProRes RAW from their cinema cameras. And every other manufacturer on planet earth has already signed on, including Sony, whose a7s III will undoubtedly record ProRes RAW through an Atomos. So it’s entirely possible, especially considering all the feedback Canon’s received, that they’ve got a fall… Read More

Shock! Video Is Sony’s Biggest Opportunity

Kenji Tanaka, VP and Senior General Manager of Sony’s Business Unit 1, Digital Imaging Group, in his interview with DPReview’s Barney Britton, affirms that video is among the company’s greatest opportunities and that demand worldwide for video is strong. Better late than never! Where do you see Sony’s biggest opportunities in today’s market? Video is… Read More

Should You Be Using a Production Monitor for Grading HDR in 2020?

Just a few years ago, when HDR was still in its infancy and VESA had not yet even published standards for HDR monitors, Atomos, along with Mystery Box and several other influential content creators, were advocating the use of production monitors for grading HDR video on a budget – with some even going so far… Read More

Ninja Inferno Saga Continues

In spite of my messages to them, Mystery Box, without so much as verifying their claims, still insist that the Ninja Inferno, coupled with the BlackMagic Design Ultrastudio Mini Monitor, will work as a grading monitor with any computer: And since you’re working with a 1080 display and are managing the HDR interpretation yourself, you can… Read More