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Colorgrade Your Film to Look Like a Summer Blockbuster!

Just the Cut / Nate Weber

Juan Melara gives a great tutorial on how to emulate that classic blockbuster blue-warm look. He starts of with some great example footage and comparison then dives in real quickly to show you the LUTs and tricks to fine tune this appearance. This is an easy way to up the production value of your film and isn’t incredibly complicated, just requires some patience, a good eye, and knowledge of Resolve, or your preferred color...Read More

A workflow for shooting raw video on the 5D

Just the Cut / Nate Weber

While I still don’t think the 5D raw hack is worth taking onto professional gigs, I don’t blame people for being tempted to try it out. Do so at your own risk of course, but here is a solid tutorial on how to actually use these files once you get them out of the camera. And here are some links for all you need to hack the shit out of your 5D and get...Read More

360Hero – The GoPro Rig for panoramas and 360 video.

Just the Cut / Nate Weber

A pretty nifty looking little rig gives new life to your GoPro Hero2 or your nice new Hero3. With easy to use mounting and software to help you stitch it together, I’m pretty into this gimmicky awesome fun. I love a new creative use for the GoPro and I might have to grab a few more so I can try this out next time I’m shooting a concert, would be fun to find a...Read More

Why I Don’t Care About Raw Video from the 5D

Just the Cut / Nate Weber

The 5DIII now has raw video, so what? For me, it changes nothing. I have done the magic lantern thing with my T2i, it brought an impressive array of features to a budget camera. I don’t think it really made it a good enough tool to still bring onto sets though, in 2011 or now. It’s stable for a hack but it voids your warranty and didn’t raise the quality of the video enough...Read More

Video: New Carl Zeiss Touit AF Lenses Explained.

Cameras

Here is a quick video with Dr. Michael Pollmann explaining the new auto focus Touit lenses from Carl Zeiss. Currently only  a 12mm f2.8 and 32mm f2.8 are available in either Sony E mount or Fuji X mount. The New AF system may be a first for Carl Zeiss Lenses. I expect the auto focus system to be rock solid. Great for stills! Here is a rip from the Carl Zeiss website. Click here...Read More

RED Dragon, Red Laser Projector and Birger update.

@MNS1974

Its still not here….. Neither is the Red Laser projector…. Neither is this.   and where is our  firmware for C100,300 & 500 Canon????   Michael Sutton @MNS1974Read More

Carl Zeiss Lenses Introduces A New Family Of Lenses Called Touit.

Cameras

The good folks over at the Carl Zeiss Lens Blog have announced a new family of lenses called “Touit”. Here is a rip from the blog. There are currently only two focal lengths. A 12mm f2.8 and a fast 32mm f1.8. If they are anything like their big brothers and sisters you can bet they will kick some serious ass. Click here to check it out. “There was a lot of excitement at photokina 2012 when...Read More

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