Looking under the hood of Rec. 709
At AbelCine, we do a lot of camera matching; customers bring in their cameras, and we do our best to create matching scene files.
Getting It White (The First Time)
The importance of proper white balance
These can be powerful tools for manipulating your image, but oftentimes, getting the best result is all about getting the right white balance in your camera. White balance is one of those adjustments that seems simple but can really make all the difference to your image.
Making The Match
Creating scene files to match camera looks
At AbelCine, we produce many scene files for a variety of cameras, each designed to improve both look and performance.
Sense And Sensitivity
Explaining ISO, Exposure Index and gain
Recently, a client who purchased a Sony PMW-F3 from AbelCine gave me a call with a "quick question."
The process of shooting and playing back 4K at home
At AbelCine, we're always trying to stay on the cutting edge of technological development in the camera world, so we often get questions about the latest cameras and workflows.
Serial Digital What?
3G, 4:4:4 and HD-SDI explained
At AbelCine, we've embraced the trend toward external video recorders.
Understanding back focus
At AbelCine, we have a great deal of experience in digital cinema, with a strong focus on optics.
Raw, Log and uncompressed
One of the more common questions I'm asked is, "What's the difference between uncompressed video, raw and Log recording?"
LUTs, Looks And Scene Files
What’s the difference?
At a recent AbelCine seminar introducing the new ALEXA Studio camera, I gave a presentation on ARRI's Look Files and their online LUT generator.
Did I Judder
24p stuttering explained
As part of my responsibilities at AbelCine, I handle a number of technical support questions from our professional clients in the field.
I See Dead Pixels
Dealing with a dead pixel on your sensor
As part of my responsibilities at AbelCine, I handle a number of technical-support questions from our professional clients in the field.
What’s A Violet Wand?
Don’t Google it at work!
At AbelCine, we offer sales, rental and service of all types of professional video cameras, and as part of that work, we also get a wide variety of technical-support questions.