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HDR - Part 11 - Large Format Viewfinders July 9th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The image of a director crouching to line up a shot with an optical viewfinder is one that’s been pushed aside somewhat by the less romantic modern image of a director squinting at an LCD monitor. The monitors have a lot to recommend them – in an ideal world, they can show color, exposure, and contrast in a way that’s close to how the final production will appear, for some value of “close.” It’s enough to make us forget that the cameras of decades past – film cameras – didn’t even need batteries to make a picture that has lots of extra look-around room, miles of resolution, no rolling shutter, a completely accurate depiction of lens flare and depth of field. And, of course, no issues handling all the dynamic range and color of the real world.

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The New Precision Time Protocol Explained June 26th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The IEEE has just published the latest version of its Precision Time Protocol (PTP) standard that provides precise synchronization of clocks in packet-based networked systems. This article explains the significance of IEEE 1588-2019, otherwise known as PTPv2.1, and how it differs from previous versions including updates to the isolation of profiles, monitoring and security.

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Is Gamma Still Needed? - Part 2 June 24th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Here we look at some of the origins of gamma in imaging and move on to introduce the peculiar characteristics of the cathode ray tube.

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Major PRISM upgrade provides monitoring options for SDI up to 8K and IP up to 4K on a 25G Ethernet.

Telestream Enhances PRISM Waveform Monitor June 17th 2020 - 01:00 PM

Expanded SDI / IP features for PRISM, especially remote work support, provide a complete solution for any waveform monitor application.

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Creative Analysis - Part 2 - Penny Dreadful From The Cinematographer June 17th 2020 - 09:00 AM

For anyone who’s seen the first series to bear the title, the name Penny Dreadful will conjure up images of occult happenings in a shadowy, late-Victorian world. After twenty-seven episodes across three highly successful seasons, Showtime aired the last episode of Penny Dreadful in June 2016. By November 2018, the network had ordered a successor: Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, which premiered in April 2020 and looks very different to its gothic predecessor.

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The JT-NM program offers a trusted reference source for users and customers.

PHABRIX Passes JT-NM Testing June 16th 2020 - 12:05 PM

Test results are published in the JT-NM Spring 2020 Self-Tested Catalogs.

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