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10 Troubleshooting Techniques for Video Professionals
Posted by Rebekah Toth Burns on Jun 19, 2014 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.
10 Troubleshooting Techniques for Video Professionals

When combining a creative vision and technology you will almost always get a challenge to solve. So many issues can be worked out with a little extra time spent in pre-production or a rolodex with the right contacts. Here are some popular troubleshooting techniques we hope these will ease your next production bump in the road.

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It’s All About The Workflow!
Posted by Andrea Keating on Dec 19, 2013 & filed under Blog Home with 0 comments.
It’s All About The Workflow!

Camera systems must be beneficial not only to crews, but to editors as well. Easy and straight-forward is key. If not, people won’t use it. Hands-on experience has shown us that Sony’s recently introduced PMW F5 & F55 camera systems are two of the most versatile large sensor cameras produced so far. By Tom Brunstetter, Paradise Video & Film.

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Light as Feather and Bright Too: IKAN Featherlight IFB 1024
Posted by Brad Spinsby on Nov 12, 2013 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.
Light as Feather and Bright Too: IKAN Featherlight IFB 1024

Have you ever been in this situation; small room, not much ventilation, trying to get a well-lit interview? A cramped and overheated space can create a dreadful shooting environment. LED lights provide space-saving, efficient, and low heat alternatives to tungsten, optimal for situations where space and temperature are at a premium. Ikan has a new line of LED lights, their Featherlight series, which offer excellent consistency and control.

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First Look: ARRI AMIRA
Posted by Andrea Keating on Oct 03, 2013 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.
First Look: ARRI AMIRA

ARRI recently announced their new versatile ENG/TV/documentary-style camera the AMIRA at IBC 2013.The AMIRA utilizes the same sensor as the ALEXA but housed within a smaller ergonomic footprint designed for those run-and-gun productions. Its rugged and reliable design quality is optimal for navigating those unpredictable terrains and withstanding adverse climate conditions ENG-style shooters normally experience.

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Zacuto C-Shooter: Taking the Canon C-Series Camera off the Tripod
Posted by Brad Spinsby on Sep 25, 2013 & filed under Technical with 0 comments.
Zacuto C-Shooter: Taking the Canon C-Series Camera off the Tripod

The practicality of a camera often dictates whether it is the best option for the shoot. A shoulder mounted ENG style camera may not be the best choice for shooting a spelunking adventure, just as a small form factor camera wouldn’t be optimal for that interview with the CEO. The Canon C-Series Cinema EOS cameras, the C100, C300, & C500, create dynamic images, but the design doesn’t offer much flexibility in the run-and-gun shooting environment.

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