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Guest Post: Daniel Zox

Earlier this year, Daniel and Andrew Zox shot an amazing music video that combines footage from the Digital Bolex D16 and a more expensive camera. The video premiered at the UN for International Day of the Girl on October 10th. Continue reading


Guest Post: Low Light Run n’ Gun Fun

Since the only lights we had were a 40-watt ECO bulb, my IPAD, and multicolored LED lights (half of them were broken), another anvil dropped. Mixed temperature lighting shelling you at all sides? Not a dream situation. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Normalizing the D16 Color Space

The post, based on a paper called “Grading beautiful film-like skin tones and images with the Digital Bolex D16 using proper color grading techniques,” is authored by our forum users Kurt Lancaster, James Fleming, and Eddie Barton. Continue reading

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Kish/Bolex Lens Comparison and M43 Tests

Are they hard to light for? Are they really usable in different lighting environments? How do these lenses really hold up against the expensive professional lenses already on the market? We visited Hot Rod Cameras to find out. Continue reading


Women Cinematographers Grant Opens Applications!

As we announced on our monthly Ustream 2 weeks ago, we are super excited to begin accepting submissions for our Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers, presented by Hive Lighting today. Continue reading