The Sony A7s Review

A detailed review of the Sony A7s for video and film professionals. What kind of productions are this camera suitable for?

Understanding Video Camera Profile or Preset Adjustments and Settings (Part One)

The simplest explanation of the settings found on video cameras to control exposure and color information.

What is a Light Meter and do you need one for Video?

One of the most common questions cinematographers have is whether to invest in a light meter or not. This article gives you the straight dope.

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Color Bit Depth, Middle Grey and White Balance of the Human Eye

Topics Covered: Color Bit Depth Middle Grey Whiteness and White Balance Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions – Pablo Picasso We have already seen that the color space of the eye, as defined by the CIE 1931 XYZ color space, estimates about 10 million colors for our vision. The word size required […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Dynamic Range of the Human Eye

Topics Covered: Contrast Ratio Static and Dynamic Range The Dynamic Range of the Human Eye Contrast Sensitivity By painting colors and lines and forms seen in quickened mood I was seeking to make this mood vibrate as a phonograph does – Edvard Munch The following image has two objects – can you see them? No? […]