Jeff Chaves

Jeff Chaves was trained in video production in the Army and has been involved in the industry for more than 30 years. He and his wife run Grace Pictures Inc.

What is a Director of Photography?

Is that person behind the camera a Director of Photography, Cinematographer or Camera Operator? Are they all the same thing? Does the size of the production or...

White balance for film and video: A beginner’s guide

When is white not really white? When it’s headed toward an unprepared camera sensor. Understanding white balance and the color difference between light sources is critical to...

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The power of CFexpress is unmatched

When you choose SanDisk, you are choosing one of the trusted leaders in the memory card industry. We can see just that...

Atomos and Z CAM release 5.8K for all Z CAM E2 cameras

Atomos and Z CAM have enabled 12-bit 5.8K Apple ProRes RAW over HDMI recording on the Ninja V and the Z CAM E2-F6, E2-F8 and E2-S6 cinema cameras.

Atomos opens 12-bit 4K ProRes RAW recording to GFX100

Atomos has just announced it’s enabling RAW over HDMI recording with the Fujifilm GFX100 and Ninja V 5” HDR monitor-recorder.

Fujifilm reveals new high res GF30mmF3.5 R WR lens

Fujifilm has just announced today it’s launching the new FUJINON GF30mmF3.5 R WR (GF30mmF3.5 R WR): a wide-angle prime lens.

Using whiteboard animation software

Have you ever wondered how to make an interesting and compelling explainer video on a topic you're passionate about? Look no further! Whiteboard animation has dramatically increased in popularity following the explosion of shareable video platforms like Youtube, Facebook, and Instagram.

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