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OCT-19 Spherical LOMO Prime Lens Set

By Collis Huntington...HD Planet Cameras acquires set of OCT-19 mounted spherical LOMO primes and OCT-19 Mount for the RED Epic. After putting some elbow grease (and white lithium grease) into these bad boys the focus is running extremely smooth. With the 50mm and 75mm at a T2.2, they are running fast too. The 150mm is a T3.2. With two more wider lenses being worked on by our lens technician Felix Full Story...
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A Breakdown of the 4K Sony F55 Cinealta Camera

If you have already seen the Sony F5, the F55 might seem like the same camera at first glance. Appearance wise, they are identical expect for the ring on the lens mount (F55 has a silver ring, while the F5 has a black ring). The F5 sensor is reportedly rated ISO 2000, while the F55 is said to be rated at ISO 1250. The two new Cinealta cameras both feature the same Super 35mm sized 4K sensor with 8.9 Full Story...
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Traveling with 2 optimo 24-290mm zoom lenses

Tom Jordan's prepping a two RED Epic shoot in Pittsburgh for Roger TV. What's the best way to travel with two Angeniuex Optimo 24-290mm Zoom Lenses?? Well a backpack of course! A snug fit that gives no relief to one's legs or lower back but better than having TSA baggage handlers throwing $200,000 worth of lenses around like large footballs. Marcus still flashes a hang loose though. Good to go brah! The Full Story...
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RED Slashes Camera Prices After Sony 4K Announcement

Days after Sony announced the F5 and F55 4K cameras, Jim Jannard and the guys over at RED decided to shake the market up a bit more and slash pricing on it's popular cinema cameras. Jim stated that the price drop was due to expanded manufacturing facilities at it's Irvine, CA headquarters. "We have built an incredibly efficient factory in Irvine, California and over time learned how to make EPICs Full Story...
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Ralph Smith Photography Shoots with HD Planet Cameras

Thanks Ralph Smith Photography for renting your EPIC camera package from HD Planet Cameras, Houston for your "Minors" commercial. The imagining turned out amazing with the Angenieux Optimo 28-76. Congratulations! Click here for video: http://www.foodphotographystudio.com/data/web/player/minors/index.html Full Story...
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RED EPIC “Producer’s” Package for only $1,099

Need to shoot your next project in 5K? HD Planet Cameras is now offering an amazing deal for a complete RED EPIC Package... everything a production needs to make there vision come alive. The "Producers" package is a FULL shooting kit for right around $1k, complete with RED zoom lens, mattebox, follow focus, tripod and O'connor 2575 Fluid Head Mitchell. The Producers package can be picked up at HD Planet Full Story...
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RED introduces $42K Epic-M Monochrome Cinema Camera

RED CAMERA promised to stop hyping products that weren't ready to ship, and true to its word, just announced the EPIC-M Monochrome, surprising even its rabid user base. Packing an all-new black and white-only Mysterium-X sensor, the new cinema camera follows in the footsteps of the Leica M Monochrom still shooter, right down to a similar moniker. RED claims the dedicated CMOS sensor means no color Full Story...
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Mun2 Spots Use Kowa Anamorphic Lenses on RED EPIC

Thank you to Director of Photography Brandon Cox and Mun2 for renting your RED EPIC camera packages with us at HD Planet Cameras. This is some of the first footage shot with our new Kowa Anamorphic lens set. Latin Lover from MOTIONRADAR on Vimeo. PBJ Sandwich from MOTIONRADAR on Vimeo. Salsa Basement Party from MOTIONRADAR on Vimeo. Full Story...
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RED Claims Dragon Sensor Doubles EPIC/SCARLET Sensitivity

By Joe Marine via NoFilmSchool.com All has been quiet on the RED front concerning the new Dragon sensor since NAB in April. After their kickoff party before the start of the exhibition, they announced the specifications of the updated sensor. One of the criticisms of the MX sensor has been lower dynamic range than some of its peers, like, for example, the Arri Alexa. RED seems to be gunning straight Full Story...
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$58,000 RED EPIC Camera Takes Flight on OM-Copter Drone

Everyone loves watching high quality aerial shots as they sweep by on the big screen. Traditionally, those shots are captured by movie studios renting full size helicopters with industrial grade cameras attached. Of course, the cost of this setup is more than a normal everyday person could afford, and brings with it several logistical problems as well. For a while now, movie directors and producers Full Story...