How Much Can You Uprez, or, What is the Limit of Image Interpolation?

How much can you blow up an image or video before it becomes unacceptable? This article tests to find the magic uprez or image interpolation number.

Head to Head: Blackmagic Design URSA vs the AJA CION – Which one’s better?

A fun spec-to-spec comparison of features between the Blackmagic Design URSA and the AJA CION. Who wins?

Which is the Best High-end HD Video Camera: Sony F5, Canon C300 or the Arri AMIRA?

Which is the best high-end HD video camera: the Arri Amira, Sony F5 or the Canon C300?

The Edius Pro Crash Course for Beginners (Part One): Setting Up

The simplest and quickest guide to learn Grass Valley Edius Pro. Part One deals with choosing the right project and system settings.

Understanding the limits of Data Rates and Transmission

A brief overview of the data rates involved in various distribution channels, from cinema to television to the Internet.

What is a Digital Cinema System and How do you get there (Part One)?

A simple explanation of what a digital cinema system is, and what it entails. We also look at whether digital cinema is better than a home theater!

How to put together a Lighting Kit for Video (Part One): Quantity of Light

If you’re a newbie, this article explains how to put together a lighting kit for video. Part One covers quantities of light in lumens, lux and wattage.

The Costs of Working with 2K and 4K Uncompressed Footage

  First, we need to understand what we’re dealing with here. How big are uncompressed files, really? To calculate the uncompressed file size and data rate, use this method: How to Calculate Size and Data Rate of Uncompressed Files Where Resolution = Horizontal Resolution x Vertical Resolution Color Data = Color Bit Depth per Channel […]