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NAB 2016: Everything you need to know PT.2

By | 2017-07-17T12:15:34+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Categories: Broadcast, In the Press, News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As I emerge from the customary post-NAB haze and try to formulate a coherent analysis of the 2016 show, perhaps the most striking realisation is that despite pacing the halls for four long days, I barely scratched the surface. The scale of the event, much like Las Vegas itself, is simply extraordinary, with over 100,000 [...]

GTC Awards 2016

By | 2017-07-17T12:15:34+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Broadcast, In the Press, News, Photography, Technology|Tags: , , , |

The annual Guild Of Television Cameramen ( GTC ) Open Day and AGM was held recently in the Oxfordshire countryside on a sunny Sunday. It’s a while since I’ve attended one, and the welcome was as warm and friendly as it always has been. Organisations like these must be incredibly useful for freelance camera operators, [...]

NAB 2016: Everything you need to know PT.1

By | 2017-07-17T12:15:34+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Categories: Broadcast, In the Press, News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As I emerge from the customary post-NAB haze and try to formulate a coherent analysis of the 2016 show, perhaps the most striking realisation is that despite pacing the halls for four long days, I barely scratched the surface. The scale of the event, much like Las Vegas itself, is simply extraordinary, with over 100,000 [...]

NAB speculations and expectations

By | 2017-07-17T12:15:34+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Categories: Broadcast, In the Press, News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

With NAB fast approaching, speculation is growing about the forthcoming launches and announcements we can expect there. Logic (and Moore's Law) dictates that at some point we will see a 4K, 3 x 2/3" sensor B4 mount camcorder, and my expectation is that Sony will get there first. They're first to market with a studio [...]

The Photography Show Review

By | 2017-07-17T12:15:34+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Categories: Broadcast, In the Press, Lighting, Photography, Technology|

Having just returned from The Photography Show (TPS) it was interesting to compare and contrast it with the video equivalent, BVE, and to see the cross-over in products and services offerings. It was my first visit back to the UK’s leading photo show in nearly 20 years, when it was called Focus, having spent the [...]