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Cinematographer Reed Morano on the Fight Against TV’s “Smooth Motion” Setting

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“Stop motion interpolation!” is the call on a Change.org petition urging TV manufacturers to disable the default “smooth motion” setting on new televisions. As the petition explains, “Motion Interpolation was an effect that was created to reduce motion blur on…  Read more

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At the Illumination Experience Tour with Shane Hurlbut

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Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut has been touring the country with The Illumination Experience. This day-long workshop primarily covers lighting: how to get the best results, basic and advanced setups, and even how to do lighting on a budget. But the class…  Read more

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Canon C100 Mark II Adds New Features, But Not 4K

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Canon has announced a refresh of the Canon C100, and on the face of it this update fixes many of the issues found in the original model. The Dual Pixel CMOS AF function that was a paid upgrade for the…  Read more

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Panasonic VariCam 35 and HS Are Now Shipping

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Panasonic is now shipping their new VariCam models, the 35 and HS. Panasonic first displayed mockups of a camera at NAB in 2012, but they didn’t announce these models until NAB 2014, and it’s taken another seven months to finally…  Read more

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