To date, the explanations of gamma that are seen mostly restrict themselves to the voltage or brightness domain and very little has been published about the effects of gamma in the frequency domain. This is a great pity, because analysis in the frequency domain produces interesting results.
CTV Outside Broadcast’s OB 12 mobile production truck hit the road recently for coverage of the PGA European Tour following an upgrade to fully modular SMPTE 2110 IP-based operation.
There’s a famous saying about working with children and animals. During production of An Elephant’s Journey, cinematographer Stephen Whitehead would encounter both, and face the challenge of depicting the vast African landscape in a manner befitting a story from the grand tradition of children’s adventure writing.
Big movies still demand big setups, no matter what anyone tells you about the battery-powered light they’re trying to sell. Battery-powered lights are wonderful, of course, even if we only use the battery power for long enough to walk a light in and set it up, but popular ideas about just what they’re capable of can be, well, a little ambitious, and that’s occasionally getting people into trouble.
Clint Paglaro, one of Canada’s most experienced Digital Imaging Technicians, has joined the growing number of film and TV production facilities, post-production houses and broadcasters investing in Leader test instruments as master reference tools. Founder and operator of Genlock Digital Imaging, he recently chose an LV5350 waveform monitor for use alongside his LV5330.
Cinematographer John Brawley finds himself happily amidst of an unprecedented renaissance of high-end television. The Great is a production that presents a lavish (if fictionalised) spectacle of eighteenth-century Russia, with Brawley photographing five episodes, with the remainder shot by Maja Zamojda and Anette Haellmigk. Ranging from the Royal Palace of Caserta in Italy to castles and estates all over England, the production also built extensive sets at Three Mills Studios in east London.
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