1. Dslrnewsshooter technical editor Matt Allard talks to Black Magic design about their new Digital Cinema camera at the NAB 2012 show.

    For full coverage go to dslrnewsshooter.com

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  2. What is Covered in this episode:

    1:45 - Different Types of Nikkor Lenses (NON-AI, AI, and AIS)
    5:25 - How to Adapter the Nikon Mount to Canon and Others
    9:49 - Why Use Manual Nikkors?
    12:50 - Where to Buy Nikkor Lenses
    14:20 - How to Customize These Lenses for Video

    More link and info at dslrvideoshooter.com

    Music Info:
    "Only Instrumental" by Broke For Free (brokeforfree.com/)

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  3. Tutorial on how to use picture styles to increase the dynamic range of the Canon 7D / 5DMkII.

    Custom picture styles are an amazing feature that almost compensate for the lack of a raw codec for video capture on the Canon DSLRS. The default picture styles on the camera are geard towards producing nice results out of the box but are not very good if you intend to do color correction and grading in postprocessing. This tutorial shows how to use custom picture styles that produce very flat, high dynamic range footage (similar to real film cameras).

    The actual picture styles have been made by other people, and here are some references:
    Super Flat, Genesis Panalog and Velvia:

    Marvel's Cine Style:

    If you have problems downloading them, you can get them from here in one package (crnkovic.org/video/picture_styles.zip). I do however recommend that you get them from the original sources and read the forum posts/blog posts associated with them.

    The final example footage was shot handheld (Zacuto rapid fire + zfinder) at Skogskyrkogården cemetery in Stockholm. I scouted the place for a possible future shoot and the footage I shot was never meant for release - it did however come handy in this tutorial as it was all shot using the super flat picture style.

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