Mike Germond, owner and operator of Orlando Steadicam, specializes in stabilized camera shots for major sporting events, commercials, films, and concerts. He says the shots begin with reliable batteries.
All of the stunning HD slow-motion replays presented during this year’s NFL Super Bowl (including the two sensational end of the game plays) were captured by four Grass Valley LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 6X ultra slow-motion cameras connected via XCU XtremeSpeed XF Fiber transmission base stations.
With the increased demand and popularity of handheld gimbal systems, the need for a support system for camera operators has never been greater. In steps US distributor 16x9 Inc which is now trading the EasyRig Gimbal Rig.
With preparations well under way and a week before the big game, a team of 70 NEP system engineers, tech managers and other specialists descend upon Phoenix, AZ to help create one super-television experience for more than 110 million viewers.
The rich color palettes and creative lensing typically seen in feature films is becoming increasingly common for documentaries thanks to the Canon EOS C500 4K Digital Cinema Camera and EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR camera.
Director of photography (DP) Antonio Rossi used both of these cameras – and an assortment o
Veteran remote production specialist Token Creek Mobile Television upgrades “Sioux” truck with the latest HD lenses from Fujinon.
Fujinon’s XA99x8.4 lens combines high-performance imaging, a long zoom reach, and an ultra-wide angle. It also features a patented image stabilization technology for rock-steady performance.