The RED Camera used on Mark Roberts Motion Control rigs
With the first RED cameras shipping at the end of 2007, we are now starting to see them being used in conjunction with precision motion control.
Dennis Henry, owner of MC2 used a RED camera on his Cyclops motion control rig and had the following to say, “The shoot was a Nip Tuck sponsorship for FX Channel. The shoot involved macro abstract to reveal different medical environments. The moves were pretty fast and shot in real time without any camera shake.
“The RED camera worked very well. It’s much more compact than standard HD cameras and has a really solid mounting plate like a 435. We shot at 4k res onto 8gb cards which were downloaded onto a MAC running RedCine software for grading and final output to digi tape.”
RED camera on the Cyclops. Courtesy of MC2
Meanwhile The VFX Co. recently also did a shoot with a RED camera on their Milo. The RED camera was supplied courtesy of Ross Media who will be at the Mark Roberts booth at the BSC Show.
RED camera on the VFX Co. Milo. Courtesy of Ross Media
RED camera on the Milo. Courtesy of the VFX Co.
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