What are color bars used for? Isn't it a throwback to earlier times? Color bars are actually used for calibrating monitors so you can get your setting right.
Here comes another video production acronym to untangle: HLG. This one stands for Hybrid Log Gamma.
There are lots of codecs out there. This article defines the term explains the most common file types.
As TV screens grow bigger and brighter, the limitations of older technologies are more apparent. HDR video addresses these issues.
As modern-day filmmakers, we deal in data. After all, we collect it, corral and manipulate it. Simply put, we are data cowboys/cowgirls. So, what do we use to move this data? In the second decade of the 21st century: cables and connectors. Perhaps in the future we may beam...
It’s Spring and that means it’s time for the new. Not flowers and leaves, but the new gear and upgrades on display at NAB 2019. Every year the industry gathers and fills the massive Las Vegas Convention Center with every imaginable piece of broadcast gear. You can check out...
If you’re new to shooting video, you may notice that fellow camera geeks like to talk a lot about “glass”. While there are a lot of things made of glass in the video world, there’s only one thing called “glass”: Your camera lens. Here's how it works to produce a useable, in-focus image.
Buying the best workstation for your needs means understanding how the CPU, GPU, RAM and storage options work together to enhance overall performance.
As cameras have increased their video resolution and framerate capabilities over the years, the SD specifications have evolved to include more space and faster write times.
SD stands for “Secure Digital” — it’s a technical specification published in the waning years of the 20th century, created by three digital giants: Panasonic, SanDisk and Toshiba. The cards have evolved and will continue to evolve in a few ways — the biggest two are storage capacity and speed....
If video editors want to show their audience the world, they can’t paint a much better picture than what they’ll get with HDR.
HDR is one of the latest advances in video technology. Like the dawn of 4K, it means new standards and processes for video creators, and with it, video editors definitely need to learn what it means to their workflow. HDR, as a term, is thrown around a lot these days...