It wouldn't be wrong to say many of today's pro, full frame 35mm-based DSLRs capture image files that rival or surpass the quality of medium-format film cameras. As for medium-format digital cameras... they've come quite a ways too. They've become quicker, more nimble and the image quality of the higher-res capture backs now approaches the image quality of larger-format film cameras, which brings us to the Mamiya 645DF.
It all began in the back seat of my grandparents’ car when I was seven years old. While riding with my entourage of stuffed animals, I became inspired to use my very first camera, a hot pink Kodak 110 Instamatic. During the short duration of the trip, I used an entire roll of film to photograph my furry friends.
Marshall, one of the most well-known and respected names in field monitors, has released an afforable line of budget monitors priced to be within the reach of just about any videographer or video hobbyist. The consumer/prosumer videographer now has a more affordable monitoring solution from Marshall, with its M-LCD7-HDMI line of consumer camera-top field monitors.
Sony seems to have a thing about constantly trying to improve upon their existing product line, and their successful Alpha line of DSLRs is no exception. The newest Alpha updates are the Alpha a290 and Alpha a390, which, due in great part to feedback from current Alpha owners, feel better in the hand—thanks to improved grip design. As a bonus, both cameras also feature the same 14.2MP CCD formerly found in the Alpha a380.
When director Rick Mowat needed a quick and inexpensive solution for staging a play that involved multiple street locations and a hospital room, he turned to New York City photographer Stephen Andrus and a Panasonic projector. The nearly carpentry- and paint-free production of the new drama, Coda (For Freddie Blue) by Fred Crecca, can be seen June 10 - 13 at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, 340 W. 47 St.
The quiet little world of camera XLR adapters has been ablaze with activity lately. Here's a brief recap: the juicedLink DN101 came out and proved to be a great accessory for DSLR video shooters who own a CX series juicedLink XLR adapter. The latest news is great for people who need to plug professional microphones into their video-enabled DSLR cameras, but don't own an XLR adapter yet. JuicedLink has released the DT454, which gives you all of the functionality of a CX series box, with a DN101 built-in.
Want to learn all about digital filmmaking using a video-enabled DSLR camera? Want to create a killer app for iPhones and Android smartphones? Looking to sharpen your Photoshop and web design skills? A cool new website called creativeLIVE.com is the place where all of these classes are happening, and you're invited to join every course for free! Check out this post to find out how you can register for Vincent Laforet's upcoming Introduction to HDDSLR Cinema course...
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