Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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NAB 2014 Video: Zeiss

Zeiss's Richard Schleuning talks about the third member of Zeiss's Compact Zoom family. (First released last year, the Compact Zooms are a winner of this year's Studio Prime Award for products introduced in 2013.)

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NAB 2014 Video: Digital Sputnik

Digital Sputnik owner Kaur Kallas talks up the DS LED light system, including its use on the current Werner Herzog project Queen of the Desert.

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NAB 2014 Video: Sony Colorworks

Scott Ostrowksy of Sony Colorworks and Curtis Clark, ASC, talk about scanning Clark's "brilliant" 1985 Louis Malle film Alamo Bay at 4K, the look and feel of film vs. digital, and the problem of digital archiving.

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NAB Day Four: Grab Bag

I went to the show a little misty-eyed today knowing it will be another year before I can hang out with 100,000 professional video-nerd friends again. So, today I was mainly wandering around looking for interesting things I may have … more »

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NAB 2014 Wrap-Up: 4K for Broadcasters

Without a doubt, the big buzzword at NAB 2014 was, once again, 4K.  While 4K (4096×2160 or higher) has been available to feature filmmakers and commercial productions for years, the broadcast industry has been relatively unaffected due to the lack of … more »

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NAB 2014 Video: Panasonic

Steve Cooperman gives James Mathers an up-close look at the new VariCam 35.

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NAB 2014 Video: Vision Research

Toni Lucatorto talks about the Phantom Flex4K.

The Story of “Bliss”

The photograph "Bliss" became one of the most widely seen and instantly recognizable images in the history of photography when Microsoft made it the desktop background for Windows XP. Here's a Microsoft-commissioned short film about how photographer Charles O'Rear got … more »

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NAB Day Three: Camera Support and Audio

Day three had me back in Central Hall, looking at products to complete a camera kit—including tripods, camera/audio bags, field monitors, lenses and a few other things.   While everyone is talking about 4K cinema cameras on one hand and … more »

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Andra Brings Magnetic Mocap Follow-Focus to NAB

AJA may have grabbed the lion's share of early NAB buzz by getting into the camera business, but if you wanted to see a real magic trick being pulled off in Las Vegas, you had to head deep into the … more »