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Sony A7s Guide

Important Quirks and Features of the Sony A7s for both Stills and Video

A list of important quirks and features one should know about the Sony A7s before shooting stills or video.

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Sony A7s Guide

The Sony A7s 4K Guide (Part Six): Power and Audio

A detailed guide to the Sony A7s – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part six covers audio and power options.

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Camera System

The Complete Guide to Camera Batteries (Part One)

How many batteries should you buy with your camera? This easy guide will show you how to plan your camera batteries for professional use.

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WMP_ARTICLES_LIGHTING

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

The simplest way to figure out how many lights or devices you can plug in to a socket or generator. Part Three covers portable generators.

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WMP_ARTICLES_LIGHTING

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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WMP_ARTICLES_MISC

What is a Render Farm?

What is a render farm, why do you need it, and how can you get one. Answered. Simply.

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Driving Miss Digital

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 […]

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Driving Miss Digital

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? […]

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Driving Miss Digital

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Sensitivity and ISO of the Human Eye

Topics Covered: Sensitivity ISO The ISO Range of the Human Eye Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be – Edward Weston A camera sensor (or film) is like a sponge: It has the ability to soak in light. How […]

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Driving Miss Digital

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: The F-numbers of the Eye

Topics Covered: Typical F-numbers for various scenarios How to find f-stop T-stop The F-numbers of the Eye If I could steal someone’s dream myself, I’d have to go for one of Orson Welles – Christopher Nolan We have all the formulas we need to calculate f-numbers at various ISOs based on lux levels. Here is […]