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February 20, 2018

What Are Lens Hoods and Why Should You Use One?

What Are Lens Hoods and Why Should You Use One?

No, they're not just ornamental. When I first started out, I thought cameras with lens hoods looked so much cooler and professional than the ones without them. I know I'm not the only one! The same thing goes for cinema cameras with matte boxes. I bought one of those sexy numbers before I really underst...
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Sony Announces a New Back ­Illuminated Global Shutter CMOS Sensor

Sony Announces a New Back ­Illuminated Global Shutter CMOS Sensor

In a recent press release, Sony announced a 1.46 effective megapixel back­ illuminated CMOS image sensor which enables global shutter function. Read below to explore more about this innovation.  This announcement is quite a breakthrough in terms of sensor design and function, although it...
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2018 ASC Award Winners

2018 ASC Award Winners

The ASC Awards have been announced and Roger Deakins has taken home the top award for his work on Blade Runner 2049. This marks his fourth Theatrical Award for best cinematography win from the ASC. Is this a sign of things to come at the 2018 Academy Awards? The full winner and nominee list is belo...
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How Far Will Your Agent Go for You? – ON THE GO – Episode 87

How Far Will Your Agent Go for You? – ON THE GO – Episode 87

In this final part of our agent discussion suite, we talk about how far the relationship between agent and DP can extend. If you’ve been following our car ride discussion with Kristen Tolle-Billings from Worldwide Production Agency and Kasper Notlev from ArtOfficial over the past fe...
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