These extensive tests between the Red Epic and the Canon C500 were conducted over three days with seven other cameras.
This week we take you through Canon C500 and Arri Alexa tests of IR Filtration, Interior Latitude, Night ISO, and Night Driving.
Here is the first of a three part series on the Arri Alexa vs. the Canon C500 in camera tests for Need for Speed.
Shane’s suggested menu settings for using the Canon 1DC as a cinematic movie maker.
Shutter angle is an important story-telling tool. As a Director of Photography, I love this technique and wanted to show you how I have used it to assist in the character’s emotional arc.
With the price decrease on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, new functions, firmware upgrades and the anticipated delivery of the Pocket Cam, I thought it would be perfect timing to run more of the tests that I did for Need for Speed.
Shane Hurlbut, ASC discusses what you need to work on the HDSLR platform.
The approach to selecting cameras for Need for Speed. It’s about each camera’s unique abilities and how to use those abilities to your advantage.
Blackmagic graciously supplied a camera for testing. We pushed and pulled this baby to see when it would break as well as where it excelled.
Lighting so that you can tell your stories with realism and accurate color temp.
As I embark on a long creative, exciting journey on Need for Speed with DreamWorks, I wanted to share some of my most recent findings from a five day camera test that pushed every camera to its breaking point.
How important it is to take your camera tests out of the studio and on to location. You want to see how your camera’s emulsion handles highlights, hot skies, night exteriors and night interiors.
How to test your camera’s latitude. This is one of the most important tests that you can perform because over exposing is a very subjective and personal artistic choice.
I treat each new digital camera that comes out as a new film emulsion, one that needs to be tested before I can use it to help tell my stories. The first step is to find the sensitivity of the sensor.
Waiting for Lightning, a documentary about pro skateboarding pioneer Danny Way, began production in 2008. Over the course of those four years, the documentary would embrace the modern evolution of camera systems to complete the project.
Po Chan and I will be leaving on a five-country tour of Asia with Canon in just a few days. If you are nearby, I hope to see you at one of the events.
We have so many new digital tools at our disposal that you cannot just pick them up and start shooting with them. Treat your new digital camera like a new film emulsion that needs testing.
It has been a whirlwind since NAB, with all of the new emerging 4K technology and where this fits into the filmmaking process. Here are our tests with the Canon 1DC 4K DSLR camera.
For the last two and a half months, I have been working with the amazing director Gil Cope on an incredible commercial campaign. Learn about giving back with the Warrior Wedding Project.
Shane addresses the challenges of the HDSLR platform and helps find solutions to rolling shutter, moire and overheating.