An update on the NX-L speed booster for the Samsung NX1

(Above, shot on the NX1 & full frame NX-L).

The Samsung NX1 is at this moment in time the best value for money 4K Super 35mm camera with the best ergonomics and autofocus.

I still end up using my NX1 more than my Sony A6500 and Fuji X-T20, which pale into insignificance vs what Samsung did nearly 3 years ago.

Now the NX-L speed booster has developed further since my last article and I’ve been shooting a lot more with it.

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I found a prototype of the RED Hydrogen holographic screen

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Holographic screens could be the next big leap in smartphone technology, certainly if RED’s Hydrogen is anything to go by, but very little is known about the technology and very few people have seen the holographic display in action.¬†Until the RED Hydrogen ships, it’s a complete mystery.

However, Leia, the company behind the display already had prototypes of the technology out in the wild.

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Blade Runner 2049 review (2D and 3D versions)

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Blade Runner 2049 cinematographer Roger Deakins has been quoted in the clickbait media (basically every website now) saying “don’t see the 3D version”! Actually rather than slamming the 3D version, all he did was state a preference for the 2D version! In most cinemas the 3D version was the only one available, be it on a standard size screen or IMAX. This was the case in Berlin at Sony’s very own state of the art cinema, so I watched the film twice – the first time in 3D and the second time in 2D in a classic theatre.

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