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HDR: Part 29 - Promoting The Three-Dimensional Illusion July 26th 2021 - 09:00 AM

When composing and lighting scenes, DOP’s usually seek to maximize texture and perspective. The rationale is simple: We live in a world that is unmistakably three-dimensional, so DOPs seeking to faithfully represent the natural world exploit a range of ways to promote the three-dimensional illusion.

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HDR: Part 28 - Creative Technology - Guide To Anamorphic Lenses July 12th 2021 - 09:00 AM

So you’re a producer, and your cinematographer is campaigning for the use of anamorphic lenses. Problem is, they’re expensive, and for people who aren’t cinematographic propeller heads, it can seem hard to justify. Let’s look at what’s going on and how we got here, without assuming the reader has a masters’ in cinematography.

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Dual color PRO LED fresnels.

​Lupo Expands Dayled Product Line July 7th 2021 - 11:00 AM

Brightline announced it is now shipping the new Dayled 1000 and 2000 Dual Color PRO LED Fresnels.

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HDR: Part 27 - Creative Technology - The Ends Of Invention - Cameras June 28th 2021 - 09:00 AM

It’s nothing new for technological change to make things obsolete, but a camera manufacturer in the early 2020s might be forgiven a little nervousness. Just look at a catalogue from any electronics retailer in the late 80s. Bedside clock? More or less displaced by phones. Radio? Same. Walkman? Cellular communication devices do that, too. Dictaphones? You guessed it. And cameras? Well, holiday camcorders are a distant memory, as are point-and-shoot stills options.

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JCA Media selected LynTec panels to power broadcast studio.

JCA Media Selects LynTec Power Control June 18th 2021 - 11:00 AM

LynTec is the power control solutions provider of choice for Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

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HDR: Part 26 - Creative Technology - MovieLabs Software Defined Workflows June 14th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The term “paperless office” goes back at least to 1978. The parallel term “filmless movie” is actually far older, dating perhaps from a 1930 article by the Hungarian inventor Dénes Mihály in the West Australian, published in Perth on 9 April 1930. Given how long it took us to actually achieve a filmless movie even after Mihály had proposed the idea, it’s perhaps no great surprise that the paperless office is still, mostly, some way out of reach.

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