Articles tagged "cinematography"

Sony announces its new FX6 full-frame cinema camera with 10-bit 4:2:2 4K/120p internal recording

The full-frame FX6 cinema camera appears to use the same sensor and processor combination found inside Sony's a7S III mirrorless camera.

DPReview TV: Behind the scenes – telling a better story through cinematography

This week, Jordan takes us behind the scenes of his short feature film, A Walk Down to Water. He and director Levi Holwell discuss the gear they chose for the production, as well as the importance of camera movement in storytelling.

RED teases new Komodo system with what appears to be an RF lens mount

We don't know what exactly the RED Komodo is, but we do know what it isn't.

FilmConvert Nitrate upgrade inbound with advanced grain control and more

FIlmConvert's impending update, nicknamed Nitrate, is bringing Cineon Log versions of original film stock emulations, full custom curve control and advanced film grain controls.

Interview: Keith Partridge, shooting at the edge of the world

Keith Partridge is an award-winning cinematographer who shoots in some of the most remote places on Earth, and whose credits include the BBC series 'Human Planet' and the film 'Touching the Void'. He tells us what it's like to film in some of the most unforgiving places on the planet.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K gets Raw and URSA Mini 4.6K gets 2nd-gen update

Blackmagic has announced a second-generation URSA Mini 4.6K camera and a massive update for its Pocket Cinema Camera 4K that adds Blackmagic Raw capture.

Open letter to Panasonic: Innovations in manual focus could make Lumix S a winner for cinematographers

Panasonic is well known for including impressive video features on its cameras. In this article, professional cinematographer Jack Lam explains one killer feature the company could add to its S series that would shake up the industry – and it all comes down to manual focus.

Zeiss launches new lineup of lightweight and compact 'Supreme Prime' lenses

Zeiss has announced a new lineup of 13 'Supreme Prime' lenses for large format cinematographers who want smaller and lighter glass that still produces top-quality results. The kind of lenses that make your salivary glands work... and your wallet groan.

RED simplifies cinema camera lineup, dramatically drops prices

In an effort to streamline production and minimize confusion, RED has announced that it is simplifying its product lineup to three main cameras. As an added bonus, this change dramatically drops the prices for all three options.

Nisi shares more details on its full-frame cine lenses and launches Mist filter range

In a bid to clear up online speculation, surprise entrant to the full frame cinema lens market Nisi has answered some questions about its relationship with brands marketing lenses very similar to its own F3 series.

MRMC unveil a smaller, lighter and cheaper version of its Bolt camera robot

Nikon-owned Mark Roberts Motion Control has announced that it will release a new, smaller version of its incredible Bolt 'cinebot' in April of this year. The so-called Bolt Junior is set to weigh less than half of the original, and will cost less as well.

Fujifilm's MKX lenses bring affordable cinema glass to X-mount

With the release of its Fujinon MKX 18-55mm T2.9 and MKX 50-135mm T2.9 cinema lenses, Fujifilm finally gives X-mount shooters access to some great lenses that have already been available to E-mount shooters for months.

Canon premieres Cinema EOS C200 and C200B 4K Dual Pixel cameras with Cinema Raw Lite

Canon has announced the Cinema EOS C200 and C200B, two variants on a 4K/60p capable production video camera that shoots in a new 12 or 10-bit Cinema Raw Lite format.

Rokinon 20mm F1.8 and Cine DS 20mm T1.9 Full Frame Super Wide Angle lenses now available

Rokinon just announced two new super wide-angle 20mm lenses, which are now available for various full-frame applications. Read more

Change of focus: 755 MP Lytro Cinema camera enables 300 fps light field video

Lytro is bringing its Light Field technology to the world of cinema and visual effects. Lytro Cinema turns every frame of live action into a 3D model, capturing intensity, color, and angular information of light rays. With a 755 MP sensor capable of capturing images at 300 fps, Lytro Cinema promises extensive post-production freedom, including adjustment of focus, DOF, shutter speed and frame rate, as well as the elimination of green screens. Read more

Emmanuel Lubezki: 'Digital gave me something I could never have done on film'

On Feb. 28 Emmanuel Lubezki won his third consecutive Oscar for Best Cinematography for The Revenant. Lubezki, known for creating immersive cinematic experiences, joined DPReview editors Dale Baskin and Rishi Sanyal to discuss a variety of photographic topics ranging from the artistic to the technical. Read more