Thread: First RED camera , using it properly ?

Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 15
  1. #1 First RED camera , using it properly ? 
    Hey guys

    I just acquired a RED camera for my personal projects , I've used a couple Canon cameras before but that's about it, I've been googling around for tips but the amount of information available is insane and I don't know where to start

    Do you guys know some good starting points to use the camera properly ?

    I took this picture tonight to try it out and shot some video at home too

    Thanks !


    Reply With Quote  
     

  2. #2  
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    2,864
    The "learn" section of red.com
    JAKE WILGANOWSKI
    Director of Photography / Filmmaker
    CINE-AUTOMATIC.COM
    Reply With Quote  
     

  3. #3  
    Phil Hollands Rules of Engagement if you like reading physical books, or Field Ops Guide if you prefer downloading digital content.
    Michael Tiemann, Chapel Hill NC

    "Dream so big you can share!"
    Reply With Quote  
     

  4. #4  
    Senior Member Samir Patel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Miami, Florida
    Posts
    1,979
    .... and shoot the hell out of it shooting what YOU want to shoot!
    Reply With Quote  
     

  5. #5  
    Senior Member Mikael Lubtchansky's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    France
    Posts
    2,372
    Bravo hardisk. finaly !
    foolcat : HTML / PDF visual reports for OS X
    foolcontrol : RED camera control for OS X
    foolcontrol : RED camera control for iOS
    foolcontrol : RED camera control for Android
    foolcolor.net staying hungry, staying foolish facebook instagram
    Reply With Quote  
     

  6. #6  
    Senior Member Chad Lancaster's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Simi Valley, CA
    Posts
    2,345
    If you can figure out an iPhone you've pretty much got the operating down. For properly exposing and all that read what people suggested above. Feel free to hit me up if you have any questions, happy to help. It can be daunting at first but it's so easy, oh and congrats!
    Chad Lancaster
    ICON Motion Pictures

    The Southwest
    www.thesouthwestfilm.com
    www.fb.com/thesouthwestfilm
    Instagram: https://goo.gl/6cElQF
    Reply With Quote  
     

  7. #7  
    Moderator David Battistella's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Florence, Italy
    Posts
    9,998
    Welcome to the world of RED!

    I humbly add this to the list.

    http://www.reduser.net/forum/showthr...to-think-about


    David
    "Colors are the wounds of light."
    -William Blake
    Reply With Quote  
     

  8. #8  
    Senior Member Tim Daust's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2016
    Location
    Atlanta, GA
    Posts
    560
    favorite threads for new users

    overal need to know things for newbies
    http://www.reduser.net/forum/showthr...to-think-about

    a MUST READ for new users.. blackshading is a must
    http://www.reduser.net/forum/showthr...es-amp-Experts

    dont buy red if you cant afford insurance
    http://www.reduser.net/forum/showthr...ance-Companies
    Tim Daust
    Reelmind Studios
    WEAPON HELIUM 8K S35 #6197 "Wicked"
    DSMC2 GEMINI 5K S35 #15175 "Jade"
    KOMODO 6K #0011 "Tangie"
    @TimDaust @ReelmindStudios
    Reply With Quote  
     

  9. #9  
    Allright I've got to come clean sorry you guys are too adorable, this entire thread was meant as a joke

    I have a YouTube channel where I talk about cinematography and VFX to a young audience where I try to explain everything in a fun way (YouTube.com/Hardisk)

    I took a dumb selfie with a RED during one of my latest video , I was showing off how easy it is to build a RED from the ground up with accessories and I took it for fun at the end of the video

    Then I figured I'll make a video where I post that same dumb picture to REDUser and read the comments on the thread, assuming most people here are professional directors and would go absolutely batshit crazy at some 20 year old taking a bathroom selfie with a RED

    Turns out you people are adorable and one of the best community on the Internet.

    I'll be damned

    Thanks y'all :D
    Reply With Quote  
     

  10. #10  
    Senior Member Josiah Duncan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    Indianapolis, IN
    Posts
    328
    I had a feeling someone was cheesin'. Welcome to the best camera community period.
    Reply With Quote  
     

Posting Permissions
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts