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Sensor sizes, where do the imperial sizes like 2/3″ or 4/3″ come from?

Video sensor size measurement originates from the first tube cameras where the size designation would have related to the outside diameter of the glass tube. The area of the face of the tube used to create the actual image would … Continue reading

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Micro 4/3, Super 35, DSLR and the impact on traditional Pro Camcorders.

Micro 4/3, Super 35, DSLR and the impact on traditional Pro Camcorders. I was asked by one of this blogs readers about my thoughts on this. It’s certainly a subject that I have spent a lot of time thinking about. … Continue reading

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Why is Sensor Size Important: Part 2, Diffraction Limiting

Another thing that you must consider when looking at sensor size is something called “Diffraction Limiting”. For Standard Definition this is not as big a problem as it is for HD. With HD it is a big issue. Basically the … Continue reading

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Why Is Sensor Size Important: Part 1.

Over the next few posts I’m going to look at why sensor size is important. In most situations larger camera sensors will out perform small sensors. Now that is an over simplified statement as there are many things that effect … Continue reading

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Why Is Sensor Size Important: Part 1.

Over the next few posts I’m going to look at why sensor size is important. In most situations larger camera sensors will out perform small sensors. Now that is an over simplified statement as there are many things that effect … Continue reading

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Just how big is the 3D market?

As you walked around the BVE show in London last week you could not help but notice that just about every stand had some kind of reference to 3D production. The impression given was that 3D is here, it is … Continue reading

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