Category Archive for: ‘Video’

DIY Steadicam, Glidecam http:/…

DIY Steadicam, Glidecam via

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Cinema proportion TV

I often wondered why all the new flat screen LCD and plasma screens were 16:9 ratio. This is a nice ratio but only the equivalent of cinema widescreen (1.85 to 1 in the USA and 1.66 to 1 in Europe). I love the Panavision or Cinemascope ratio (2.35 to 1) because this is how we see (i.e. your peripheral vision …

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Ikonoskop A-cam dII footage

Ikonoskop have posted some footage from their new A-cam dII camera.  The samples are short, but they look beautiful with a fabulous depth of field.

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Ikonoskop launches new camera

Ikonoskop is an innovative manufacturer of movie cameras based in my favorite city, Stockholm, Sweden. A few years ago they created a super 16mm film camera called the A-cam SP-16. The camera was designed to be inexpensive and light. It was able to achieve this by using 100ft spools of 16 mm film (rather than 200 ft or 400ft used …

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Editing AVCHD video from Canon HG-10 camera

I recently took another look at the current state of play for AVCHD video editors. Things are definitely improving. I downloaded a trial of Vegas Movie Studio Platinum Edition and I have been VERY pleasantly surprised. Vegas Movie Studio Platinum Edition is from the Sony stable of editing software and falls between their entry level Vegas Movie Studio and Sony …

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