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Quickly set your white balance on-set with WarmCards
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A color-managed workflow
How often do monitors need to be calibrated?
Talking the OneR modular action camera with Insta360
Green screen on-the-go
Balancing the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K on the Crane 3 Lab gimbal
Dual ISO basics shooting with BRAW
Exposing for skin tones on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K using Blackmagic RAW
Hard drive management for creative pros: What’s in a hard drive?

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A color-managed workflow

Whether you’re a videographer or photographer, accurate colors matter. That’s why I use a color-managed workflow with the Datacolor SpyderX Photo Kit. The kit includes the SpyderX Elite monitor calibration device, the SpyderCUBE advanced gray card and the SpyderCHECKR 24

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OneR modular action camera from Insta360

Talking the OneR modular action camera with Insta360

At WPPI 2020 in Las Vegas, Insta360’s Katherine Chung talked with me about the company’s latest action camera. The OneR modular action camera Kevin Ames: Katherine, what’s the latest from Insta360? Katherine Chung: Insta360 just launched the first modular action

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Green screen on-the-go

A green screen kit is handy for many video projects, but you may not own one because it seems costly to purchase or a pain to setup.  I thought the same thing when starting out, but after the expense of

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Dual ISO basics shooting with BRAW

In this article, I’m going to talk about the dual ISO capability of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC 4K) along with the new Blackmagic RAW (BRAW) to get better-exposed video footage. While there is a lot of technical

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The stroke of an artist: Michael Gilbert

Art struck Michael Gilbert before he picked up a camera. Painting, to be specific. The Tamron Image Master spent several years as a portrait painter, starting in high school. Only to now be a fine art portrait photographer in Hawaii.

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Quick tips for using 16mm film in 2021

There’s no doubt that despite film stock discontinuations, film photography continues to be alive. Interestingly, it’s still possible to come across and shoot with unique, albeit rare formats like 16mm film. You only need to do your research and prepare beforehand. If

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