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Review of Camera Accessories

JJC TM-F2 Review: Intervalometer for the Sony A7s

A quick but detailed review of the JJC TM-F2 Intervalometer for the Sony A7s

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How to Estimate if your Lights and Gear will work on Portable Generators and the Mains Power Supply (Part Two): Mains

The simplest way to figure out how many lights or devices you can plug in to a socket or generator. Part Two covers the mains supply.

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Advanced Cinematography Concepts

Understanding Wireless Video Production (Part One)

What does it take to make a production set completely ready for wireless video? This article shows you how to get started.

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WMP_ARTICLES_MISC

How to get SAN Storage for Video Production (Part Two): The DIY Route

Thinking of setting up a SAN storage for your production or post facility? Part Two looks at the components and costs involved in putting together a DIY SAN.

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Production Audio

5 Low-budget Digital Audio Recorders for Video Production

If you’re serious about video production, a good audio recorder is a must. This article highlights 5 excellent low-budget digital audio recorders.

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WMP_ARTICLES_MISC

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.

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Compression and Delivery

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 […]

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Photography workflows

How important is Mirror Lockup and a Cable Release?

I’ve always wondered how much of a difference a tripod, mirror lock-up and a cable release would make to the sharpness of my images. So, I decided to test for myself. Test Parameters and workflow: Canon 550D with 18-55 IS II Kit lens at 55mm f/8 at ISO 200 and shutter at 1/60s Shot in […]