NAB 2015, Las Vegas, USA – April 13, 2015 – Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Video Assist, a portable, all in one professional monitor and video recorder that can be used with any SDI or HDMI camera. Blackmagic Video Assist adds professional recording and monitoring to any camera and features a bright, high resolution […]

What 1080P video camera features include Super 16 size sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range with both RAW and ProRes recording onboard?  Meet the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera, announced today at NAB 2015, Las Vegas, USA.  Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera, a miniaturized Super 16mm professional digital film camera with a […]

10328×7760 – A 10K Timelapse Demo from SCIENTIFANTASTIC on Vimeo. “10328 X 7760 – A 10K Timelapse Demo” is a video put together by showcasing the extreme resolution of the PhaseOne IQ180 digital back with which it was shot. Play this video full screen with HD ON!  The PhaseOne IQ180 is a whopping 80MP image making monster strutting its […]

What is Decentering and What Does it Do? Strictly speaking, decentering would involve one or more of the lens elements being off of the central axis of the lens. This would prevent the curved surfaces of the lens from bending the light properly. In severe cases it could result in halos or ghosting. In most […]

Chuck A7R Report from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. The Sony A7R Day Three Report I am primarily a portrait, music, and event photographer.  Since I have never considered myself much of a landscape photographer,  I asked Pham Minh Son to join me in testing the A7R for a detailed sunset landscape.  Son has lived in this area […]

Day Two: I begin testing lenses and learning the camera setting options for the new Sony A7R.  The A7R with its high megapixel count should be capable of producing professional level advertising imagery.  Does it?  Short answer: With the right lens choices, yes it does.  The video and all of the still photographs on this […]