Having lent his expertise to the visual effects development of acclaimed motion pictures such as Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, and most recently, Terrence Malick’s visual experience, The Tree of Life, it’s clear that Douglas Trumbull, a regarded VFX pioneer, knows a bit about a films visual experience. So, it goes without question that when someone of Trumbull’s stature goes against The Hobbit‘s recent 48fps backlash, it’s noteworthy.
“A Brave Step in the Right Direction” – VFX Pioneer Douglas Trumbull Comes to the Defense of The Hobbit at 48fps
After receiving their first batch of 5D Mark III’s post light-leak, the good folks at LensRentals.com decided it would be fitting to see for themselves what measures Canon took to ensure the issue wouldn’t rear its ugly head once more.
If the myriad of creative and incredibly imaginative Microsoft Kinect hacks never cease to amaze you, the latest open-source workflow application dubbed the RGDB Toolkit may be right up your interest alley – especially if you consider yourself an HDSLR filmmaker.
As the D600 Rumblings Continue, Nikon May be Looking to Aptina Imaging for its Full-Frame Entry-Level Sensor
Ever since Nikon Rumors first got the proverbial ball rolling on the Nikon D600 talk, more and more information has been emerging, adding a dash of presumed credibly to the rumor with each passing update. Yesterday, we were greeted with more Nikon entry-level full-frame talk, this time from Italian website marsicalive.it, revealing the possibility that Aptina Imaging, not Sony, will be in charge of designing Nikon’s next full-frame CMOS sensor.