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Saturday Night at the Disco or...How to Avoid Flicker When Shooting Hi-Frame Rates

By DCS, Dec 30, 2016

by James Mathers Cinematographer and Founder of the Digital Cinema Society (Excerpted from the December 2016 Digital Cinema Society eNewsletter) Whether you call it flicker, pulsing, or strobing, the artifacts caused by artificial electric lighting being out of sync with the frame rate and shutter angle ... [ Read: Saturday Night at the Disco or...How to Avoid Flicker When Shooting Hi-Frame Rates ]

Ang Lee's use of 120fps, 3D, 4K on Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk is a Powerful Cinematic Tool

By DCS, Nov 12, 2016

by James Mathers Cinematographer and Founder of the Digital Cinema Society (Excerpted from the November 2016 Digital Cinema Society eNewsletter) I was treated to a profound movie-going experience on Veterans Day, a press screening for Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk at 120fps, 3D, 4K, with a 28 foot-lamberts ... [ Read: Ang Lee's use of 120fps, 3D, 4K on Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk is a Powerful Cinematic Tool ]

Coming At You In Glorious HDR

By DCS, Oct 27, 2016

by James Mathers Cinematographer and Founder of the Digital Cinema Society (Excerpted from the Digital Cinema Society eNewsletter, October 2016) I’ve previously written a little about HDR, and have even, (somewhat reluctantly,) served on a couple of Industry panels, but that certainly does not make me an ... [ Read: Coming At You In Glorious HDR ]

Have We Lost Our Focus? DPs Should Be Hired For Their Talent...Not Their Camera

By DCS, Sep 16, 2016

DCS Member content contribution from Cinematographer, Alicia Robbins (Excerpted from the Digital Cinema Society eNewsletter, September 2016) Seeking: DP with camera package. Must own Red or Arri Alexa to be considered. Seeking: DP for low budget indie. Must know how to shoot on Arri Alexa or Red. Seeking: ... [ Read: Have We Lost Our Focus? DPs Should Be Hired For Their Talent...Not Their Camera ]