HDR has dazzled us for some time. But there are instances where SDR may actually tell the story better.
The announcement by Blackmagic of their new RAW camera file format reminds us that there is choice to record RAW versus regular video with digital cinematography cameras. What is RAW, what are the pros and cons, and why should cinematographers capture RAW files rather than conventional video? At a first pass, a RAW image file consists of the data from the image sensor with some basic processing, but cannot be viewed as a regular red, green and blue (RGB) video file.
At IBC Blackmagic Design announced the public beta of Blackmagic RAW. The new codec combines the quality and benefits of RAW with the ease of use, speed and file sizes of traditional video formats. Blackmagic says that its version of RAW is a more intelligent format that gives customers stunning images, incredible performance, cross platform support and a free developer SDK.
Future Media Concepts training assets will be adding another valuable dimension to your visit to the NAB New York 2018 Show.
AJA Video recently announced new tools and updates that optimize the creation and delivery of multi-format content, allowing professionals to embrace the latest 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 technology, as well as emerging IP and HDR standards and formats. The stated goal is to address the dynamic needs of production, post, broadcast, streaming and AV professionals.
Grass Valley used the IBC convention to release Edius Pro 9.3 that includes many new features requested by filmmakers