Which Canon DSLR should you buy? Cam Noob Clara had this question, and in the end, based on her needs and budget, we decided that the 6D was the best choice. The 6D Mark II had just been released, and the price for the 6D + 24-105 f/4 V1 +1 Year of Lightroom/Photoshop was an [...]
Here is a quick video showing how to sync timecode from the Zoom F4 to the Panasonic DVX200
Tested out the DVX200 in Vlog-L on the Supermoon on Nov 13, 2016. UHD out to 1080/24p into the Atomos Ninja Blade, Prores HQ. What is with the horizontal banding?
Sony's PXW-FS7 II XDCAM Super 35 Camera will start shipping at the end of January 2017. It is priced at $10,000, $1500 more than the original FS7, which has not been discontinued and will continue to be produced. Changes from the original FS7: Stronger Locking E-mount Electronic Variable ND Ability to capture in Rec. 2020 [...]
The Panasonic GH5, coming in 2017, will feature internal 10-bit 422 LOG recording. That's a pretty big deal if you do a lot of post processing or green screen work. To put it into financial perspective, the cheapest competition doing 10-bit 422 LOG interally is: Sony - correct me if I'm wrong, but you gotta [...]
The newest GoPro will begin shipping in October. New features are impressive: - waterproof up to 10 meters without additional housing! - 3 microphones for improved audio - built-in touchscreen/lcd - voice command! Nice upgrades. Check the release video below: Read More at BHPhotoVideo
I set out to do a comparison of VLog-L on the GH4 vs DVX200. What resulted has been appointed to the Cam Noob "Hall of Fail". I underexposed the footage dramatically. I used the GH4/DVX200's internal meters, which is very underexposed for VLog-L. I should have used my White/Grey card and set 41 IRE to [...]
A quick skin tone test in overcast sky on the DVX200 in Vlog-L. I used Panasonics recommended settings of IRE 42 for 18% grey/61 IRE for 90% white. I did a wide/medium and close shot, and tried Vlog to V709 for DVX200 ver 100 - panasonic's official LUT for Vlog-L in the DVX200. And I [...]
I've been testing more interesting filmic LUTs on the Vlog-L footage shot on the DVX200. Here is a highway scene using LookLabs "SL Gold Heat". I tried to make the sky more appealing in After Effects - but this was really a dreadful flat overcast day. This was not a limitation of the LOG curve, [...]
Here's an excellent tutorial about how to use the Lumetri Color Panel in Premiere Pro CC. Published by YouTuber "chinfat". Very thorough and very much "for dummies" explanations of all of the color balancing features available in Adobe Premiere Pro CC.