RED simplifies cinema camera lineup, dramatically drops prices

If you’re in the market for a new RED camera, you’re in luck. The California-based cinema camera company has announced that it’s both simplifying its product lineup, and dropping prices on all of its cameras. Starting today, RED’s product lineup has been pared down to just three cameras: the DSMC2 Monster, the DSMC2 Helium, and the DSMC2 Gemini. The prices are now $54,500, $24,500 and $19,500, respectively, which amounts to a savings of over $25,000 for the Monster and Helium, and a savings of more than $5K for the Gemini. Each of the cameras are now available in aluminum
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The Art of the Personal Project: Gustav Schmiege

The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own.  I am drawn to personal projects that have an interesting vision or that show something I have never seen before.  In this thread, I’ll include a link to each personal project with the artist statement so you can see more of the project. Please note: This thread is not affiliated with any company; I’m just featuring projects that I find.  Please DO NOT send me your work.  I do not take submissions. Today’s featured artist:  Gustav Schmiege Fire Roasted in Williamstown, MA   To see more of this project, click here. APE contributor Suzanne Sease currently works as a consultant for photographers and illustrators around the world. She has been involved in the photography and illustration industry since the mid 80s.  After establishing the art buying department at The Martin Agency, then working for Kaplan-Thaler, Capital One, Best Buy and numerous smaller agencies and companies, she decided to be a consultant in 1999. She has a Twitter feed with helpful marketing information because she believes that marketing should be driven by brand and not by specialty.  Follow her at @SuzanneSease. Instagram at suzanne.sease ------------------------ Visit our sponsor Photo Folio, providing websites to professional photographers for over 9 years. Featuring the only customizable template in the world. ------------------------

Netflix Nabs the Obamas & A Major Week for RED [PODCAST]

In this episode of Indie Film Weekly not one, not two, but three big announcements from RED. Jon Fusco, Erik Luers, Charles Haine, and yours truly, Liz Nord discuss the quiet indie making a loud noise at the international box office and why now is the time to pitch your high-concept horror film, as well as Netflix’s newest independent filmmakers: Barack and Michelle Obama. We also say a sad goodbye to master movie poster designer Bill Gold and literary titan Philip Roth, who both passed away this week. In gear news, Continue reading "Netflix Nabs the Obamas & A Major Week for RED [PODCAST]"

Fujifilm X-T100: 4K at 15fps is for whom?

Fujifilm X-T100: 4K at 15fps is for whom? The new APS-C camera from Fujifilm, X-T100, is a DSLR-style retro camera which offers a new fully articulating LCD, some interesting options in Full HD and 4K UHD at… 15fps. What was Fujifilm thinking? ‘Video is a big growth area for us” said Fujifilm executives in an interview published in 2017 by DPReview, but video does not seem to be, at least on 4K, the goal of this camera, as the X-T100 offers 4K at 15fps, taking things to the other extreme of what Fujifilm offered in the X-H1, which gave us DCI 4K (4096×2160) at 24P / 23.98P
Fujifilm X-T100: 4K at 15fps is for whom?
Fujifilm X-T100: 4K at 15fps is for whom?
Fujifilm X-T100: 4K at 15fps is for whom?
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Flexible Workflows in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Valentina Vee & Premiere Pro CC

Valentina Vee is a creative content director. She lives in Los Angeles, but works all across the world. Valentina directs, shoots, and edits higher-profile work. In fact, you might know her from her work with Michelle Phan. After working with Michelle, she worked as the Creative Content Director of Aputure. Since then, Valentina has become a bit of a Premiere Pro CC celebrity. Adobe Creative Cloud has featured Valentina in at least 10 videos on their YouTube Channel. Jason Levine interviewed her for Adobe’s show Make It. She developed graphics for YouTube star Shameless
Speed Ramps in Premiere Pro CC
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New Class! Travel Photography: A Photographer’s Guide to New York City

Travel Photography: A Photographer’s Guide to New York City with Scott Kelby
Join Scott Kelby for an in-depth look at twenty locations in and around New York City for amazing photographic opportunities. From some of the most iconic spots to places you’ve probably never heard of, Scott shares tips and tricks for getting there, what to shoot while you are there, and things to know before you go. Not only will you come away with stunning photographs, but you’ll have had a fantastic time experiencing some of the best that New York has to offer. Don’t forget to download the Continue reading "New Class! Travel Photography: A Photographer’s Guide to New York City"

Panasonic GH5 and GH5S Firmware announced for 30th May 2018

  1. Improvement of AF performance • AF tracking performance in video recording has been improved. • AF speed at 180d (180°) has been improved when displaying the shutter speed in degrees in [SS/Gain Operation]>[ANGLE/ISO]. 2. Improvement of Body I.S.(Image Stabilizer) performance • There were cases where peripheral distortion occurred in video recording while walking when […]

Fujifilm X-T100: Most of the Goodness of the X-T20 for Just $600

Fujifilm has announced the X-T100, the latest mirrorless camera model in the X Series lineup and an even more affordable sibling of the $900 X-T20. The X-T100 is an entry-level body in the X Series stable for photographers who are willing to give up some feature, specs, and portability offered by the X-T20 in order to save on cost. Inside the X-T100 is a 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor (not X-Trans) with a high-speed imaging processor (not X-Processor Pro). The sensor has an ISO range of 200-12800 and is extendable to 100-51200. The continuous shooting speed is 6fps, down from
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Budget-friendly, 24-mpix Fuji X-T100 crosses handling of X-T20 with image quality, affordability of X-A5

If you&#39;ve been tempted by the Fuji X-T20 but haven&#39;t yet found yourself able to justify its pricetag, then Fujifilm has some intriguing news for you today. The company has just launched its latest model -- the 24.2-megapixel <a href="">Fuji X-T100</a> -- and it pairs styling and handling akin to that of its pricier X-T series brethren with an imaging pipeline and feature set similar to that of the budget-friendly (and very well-reviewed) X-A5.

The Fuji X-T100 forgoes the company&#39;s proprietary X-Trans color filter array (as featured in the...
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Fujifilm X-T100 offers large EVF and phase-detect AF for $600

Fujifilm has announced its latest X-series camera, the X-T100. The camera takes the innards of the entry-level X-A5, including its 91-point phase-detect AF system, and adds a fully articulating LCD and high resolution OLED electronic viewfinder (borrowed from the X-T20). As with the X-A5, the X-T100's 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor uses a traditional Bayer color filter, rather than the X-Trans filter found on pricer X-series cameras. The X-T100 has the usual Fujifilm feature set, including the much-loved Film Simulation Modes. The camera can shoot continuously at 6 fps and can capture 4K UHD video, albeit Continue reading "Fujifilm X-T100 offers large EVF and phase-detect AF for $600"

6 Things Legendary DP Roger Deakins Wants You to Know About Cinematography

There's so much to learn from Oscar-winning DP Roger Deakins' illustrious career. Roger Deakins is one of the most admired, respected, and talented DPs working today, so when he speaks, we'd all be wise to listen. Over the course of his nearly fifty-year career of telling stories with light and composition, he has shared a wealth of knowledge about the craft of cinematography. Lucky for us, the team over at StudioBinder has culled through the many interviews Deakins has given over the years to come up with six essential pieces of advice from the Master Continue reading "6 Things Legendary DP Roger Deakins Wants You to Know About Cinematography"