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Lighting Tips from James Mathers: 5 Reasons to Recommend a Soft Box - Especially with LED Lighting

By DCS, Jul 19, 2017

Lighting Tip:  5 Reasons to Recommend a Soft Box with LED Lighting By James Mathers, Cinematographer and President of the Digital Cinema  Society LEDs are a highly efficient light source, and putting aside any color spectrum issues, (that have generally been improving they still have limitations for lighting ... [ Read: Lighting Tips from James Mathers: 5 Reasons to Recommend a Soft Box - Especially with LED Lighting ]

High Dynamic Range (HDR) What It Is and What It Is Not - White Paper by Larry Thorpe

By DCS, May 30, 2017

The term HDR is often loosely bandied about to describe various imaging and display technologies resulting in considerable confusion in the market place.  Now, Larry Thorpe, Digital Cinema Society Advisory Board Member and Sr. Fellow, Professional Engineering Solutions at Canon USA, has penned an extremely insightful ... [ Read: High Dynamic Range (HDR) What It Is and What It Is Not - White Paper by Larry Thorpe ]

James Mathers for AdoramaTV - Basics of Designing Coverage and How to Avoid Crossing the Line

By DCS, May 5, 2017

Produced by the Digital Cinema Society for AdoramaTV, in this short video, James Mathers presents a few tips on how to shoot cinematic coverage with a basic break down of the shots to cover a two character scene, with Master, Over-The-Shoulder, Close-ups, etc.. Special care is provided to explain how not to "cross ... [ Read: James Mathers for AdoramaTV - Basics of Designing Coverage and How to Avoid Crossing the Line ]

The Science Behind 4K Optics -- Fun and Informative Content from Canon

By DCS, Apr 10, 2015

Thanks to Matt Duclos of Duclos Lenses for pointing out this fun and informative content from Canon.  It explains what constitutes a 4K lens and reminds us of how much technology goes into the glass coming out of Canon. It drives home the need for high resolution lenses for todays demanding sensors. https://vimeo.com/123891241   [ Read: The Science Behind 4K Optics -- Fun and Informative Content from Canon ]