4k camera by Roger Bansemer 4 weeks ago I'm looking to purchase a small 4k camcorder. Sony is my brand of choice. I'm wanting something small so when I travel I can basically put it in a large pocket. Right now I have a HDR CX240 which is n
Re: 4k camera by Aaron Star 4 weeks ago Sony AX100 has a fairly large sensor, UHD@100Mbs codec, and focus ring multi ring. Add a ECM-AW4 wireless mic, or XRL adapter. or Samsung Galaxy 6S or newer, plus a mophie case for extended battery. (
Vertical Video: Just say No! by Ned Miller 9 months ago ADMIN NOTE: This thread began in Creative COW's Business & Marketing forum, but since this topic also cuts across shooting, editing, and distribution, we thought it'd be fun to open the discussion up
Re: Vertical Video: Just say No! by Aaron Star 8 months ago The way "Mr Robot" is shot, it could just as well be vertical framed. Although all the extra space is somehow "new," even though 20 years ago they would have fired the DP. I guess that is in response
Monitor recommendations request by Suzin Daly 1 year ago I would like to get, if possible, recommendations for monitors. I am using Canon Mark 5D III and will be using Canon C100 II in a few months. I am on the beginner side. I have had some wonderful recom
Re: Monitor recommendations request by Aaron Star 1 year ago This may not have been worded right. Most Canon DSLRs will kill the HDMI when you hit record, and record to the internal card. You are correct when you say that monitor and external recorder are the s
Hardware Encoder on OSX by Aaron Star 1 year ago Does anyone have VCE or Quicksync encoding working with wirecast on OSX The encoding laptop is a retina mac with and i7, m370x, and Intel Iris pro GPUs.
Re: Wait for it...... by Aaron Star 1 year ago And like the people over a Nokia were famous for saying about the drop test. "That dude is going to need a new phone..."
DXL Panavision by Aaron Star 1 year ago There is a new 8K camera released by Panavision this week. Mainly it looks like Panavision has rolled their own version of the RED Dragon 8K camera. http: www.hollywoodreporter.com behind-screen panav
Re: DXL Panavision by Warren Eig 1 year ago No, actually if you read about it, Light Iron developed the color science. Red makes the sensor and the RAW data. There are a bunch of articles you can read on line. It's very interesting how they dev
canon 50mm STM lens, manual focus by Eric Mac 1 year ago Hey, I think I am posting in the correct spot for this. Heres whats up, I recently got a EF 50mm STM as my first lens for my EOSM. Just kinda starting out and from my research both of these are viable
Re: canon 50mm STM lens, manual focus by Aaron Star 1 year ago You will habe to just do some tests on your own, but my guess is lenses from that Era used a servo to turn the manual gears. Today they do it the opposite way, and the ring tells the servo how much to
Re: Digital formats: separate frames or not? by Aaron Star 1 year ago Video file are broken down into in the following: Container - .MOV, .AVI, .MXF, .MP4 - The container has rules about the format of the data that can be put into it. The container can hold a single vid
Right Lens for DSLR by Chuck Obernesser 1 year ago Hello all, I have just recently jumped into the world of DSLR. I have been working with all different kinds of camera throughout my 10 years of production. I honestly held off on dslr because I didn't
Re: Right Lens for DSLR by Aaron Star 1 year ago This is very close to my other post on the issue. https: forums.creativecow.net thread 280 13371 The Dx000 series Nikons are all pretty much the same sensor wise, only the video processors and resolut
Re: What type of lense and adapter is this? by Aaron Star 2 years ago Looks like one of the Nikon Trinity lens: https: www.google.com search q=nikon+trinity&espv=2&biw=1920&bih=911&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjWw-CG1O7KAhXGFR4KHae9DpwQ_AUIBygC&dpr=1 With an app
Can no longer edit posts. by Aaron Star 2 years ago I seem to have lost the ability to edit or delete my posts. This makes posting hard for someone with such bad typing skills to correct the flaws. I tried using the back button, but that just creates a
Re: Can no longer edit posts. by Aaron Star 2 years ago Is there a support address I can email or something I do not see anything in header or footer areas. It seem I can edit a post if I click my profile and select a post from my list of posts, then I get
4K Blueray by Aaron Star 2 years ago Is there any authoring software out yet for the new 4K BD format Is the disc structure the same as Blueray, just swapping in HEVC as a new codec
Re: 4K Blueray by Daniel Ludwig 2 years ago Aaron, UHD-BD is mostly built on HEVC (H265), and only a few H264-settings are supported. Jargon has a release-candidate that is available right now, scenarist UHD will be available soon. both tools w
Question about recording format. by James Hark 2 years ago A client wants to be able to submit his video to Much Music. This is what they say the format needs to be, "Tapes delivered to CTV must be XD-HD in the 50Mb, 1080i 59.94 and signal parameters must con
Re: Question about recording format. by Aaron Star 2 years ago "XD-HD in the 50Mb, 1080i 59.94" The TV station is probably operating on Sony XDCAM422 equipment. You can shoot pretty much whatever you want, but just need to deliver in 1080i(29.97 interlaced or 59.
Camera Setup Question by Evan Lindman 2 years ago Hey, all! I am looking for a camera setup for my church. What we want to do is have a camera sit up in our balcony that will run when the service starts. It would be nice if we could find something th
Re: Camera Setup Question by Aaron Star 2 years ago Not really a cinematography question but here are some thoughts. I would setup a gigabit network in the church with a network drop to each room and camera location you want to feed. Look into Axis Com
Samsung announces 16TB SSD by Aaron Star 2 years ago Interesting. Samsung announces 16TB SSD The 48 layer, 256Gbit (32GB), vertical NAND flash chip. The world's largest - almost 16TB - drive. The world's fastest - 1,000,000 IOPS - drive. A 2U box with o
Re: Samsung announces 16TB SSD by Bob Zelin 2 years ago here is a 4TB SSD - http: www.newegg.com Product Product.aspx Item=1Z4-0015-00036&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleAdwords-PC&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleAdwords-PC-_-pla-_-Internal+SSDs-_-1Z4-0015-00036&gclid=CLrIgtSep8cCFUyPHw
Scaling HTML5 Video by gordon strauss 2 years ago Hello, I would like to know how I can make an HTML5 video's width scale (as well as the height proportionally) with the size of a browser window. Thanks!
XDCAM MXF Files by Ashton Kennedy 2 years ago Hi, I am having trouble with MXF files that a client has sent over to me. I tried importing it into XDCAM Transfer to convert. It says the codec is not installed (XDCAM HD 422), but I've installed the
Re: XDCAM MXF Files by Aaron Star 2 years ago You could try https: code.google.com p ffmbc and convert to prores. Using the audio codec copy passthrough might get your audio channels thru. I dont really know enough about prores and whether it sup
EX1 or AX100 (4K) by Aaron Walker 2 years ago Hello All, I have not shot anything in a couple of years and am dusting off my boots to begin shooting a documentary out of the country. My previous feature was shot in the early 2000s on a Panasonic
Re: EX1 or AX100 (4K) by Aaron Star 2 years ago I think you need to decide on your final output and display. From my perspective, EX1 if you do not need 4K display at the end, or AX100 if any of your screenings are 4k capable. I think you will get
Intensity Shuttle Audio Hits by David Temmesfed 7 years ago I am have a wierd problem with the intensity pro shuttle audio out to a mixer. 4 times randomly it has started making static clicks and noises and it won't doing this until I unplug the USB 3.0 port.
Re: Intensity Shuttle Audio Hits by Aaron Star 6 years ago I am using a shuttle too with vegas 11 (movie studio) and after a couple hours or some thing the device will start clicking. Also while using the device for the primary audio device, video preview sca