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5 hours ago, Mark Kenfield said:

I'm feeling pretty legit this evening...

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Flexing my cinemathography muscles.

Steady tiger... too much of that without a beer and they'll take your passport away ..

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22 hours ago, Robin R Probyn said:

Steady tiger... too much of that without a beer and they'll take your passport away ..

Fortunately I didn't have to go beyond those two calculations!

It's a weird feeling though - googling "exposure/lighting/photometric/footcandle calculator" for ten minutes without success, then realising if you walk 4m over to your bookshelf and the trusty old ASC manual, you can figure it all out the old-fashioned way.

It was kinda shocking to realise how rarely I interact with real books, and physical paper and pen these days.

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Back to the Jackie Stewart archive- the Steenbeck spent a fortnight in Ladbroke Grove recently with another couple of miles of 16mm. comopt.
Below, François Cevert in a French doco talking about the risk of death in 1966.
He was killed in 1973, aged 29, on a dangerous American racetrack. Heartbreaking.

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I'm not sure if this is really supposed to be a venue for gear porn, but I happen to have a bunch of stuff lying around at the moment which allows me to create this monstrosity. It comprises an Ursa Mini Pro with the grip kit and viewfinder, Wooden Camera D-Box power distribution and UBM-1 mattebox, Teradek Bolt 4K transmitter and Anton-Bauer Titon 150 batteries.

All it needs is a decent lens. How much is a Fuji XK6x20 now?

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2 hours ago, Phil Rhodes said:

I'm not sure if this is really supposed to be a venue for gear porn, but I happen to have a bunch of stuff lying around at the moment which allows me to create this monstrosity. It comprises an Ursa Mini Pro with the grip kit and viewfinder, Wooden Camera D-Box power distribution and UBM-1 mattebox, Teradek Bolt 4K transmitter and Anton-Bauer Titon 150 batteries.

All it needs is a decent lens. How much is a Fuji XK6x20 now?

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A nice tidy rig sir..I see only one cable !..

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I thought that! The two you can see are the viewfinder power and picture which are as designed on the Ursa. There's one more patching the camera to the TX that you can't see. The problem is that you really want a right-angle BNC adaptor on the input to the transmitter, but I'm not quite sure if that's a great idea with 12 gig SDI for 4K pictures at 60 frames!

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7 hours ago, Phil Rhodes said:

I thought that! The two you can see are the viewfinder power and picture which are as designed on the Ursa. There's one more patching the camera to the TX that you can't see. The problem is that you really want a right-angle BNC adaptor on the input to the transmitter, but I'm not quite sure if that's a great idea with 12 gig SDI for 4K pictures at 60 frames!

Yes you might end up with only 6G.. with 6 getting stuck at the corner..  Fx9 has one SDI 12G now.. which can be changed to 3G.. too.. but there is only one other 3GB SDI ..  had a play twice with this camera now.. its quite a beast.. for a small price.. and the new S Cinetone  gamma/paint  in custom really is big move forward.. and no noise in this camera !!.. no need to over expose log any more..  have a look if you get a chance sir..

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