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Digital Camera Evaluation For Large Format Shoots Takes Place at Johnson Space Center

By Joe Kleiman, IPM Online News Editor

Houston, TX, USA (March 13, 2012) Last week, cinematographer James Neihouse (numerous IMAX films including The Dream is Alive and Space Station 3D) and his colleagues were at NASA’s Johnson Space Center to evaluate the newest digital cameras for possible use in large format filming.  An IMAX 1570 film camera was also on hand for use in quality comparison.

All photos are courtesy Neihouse.

Arri ALEXA M with 4:3 sensor
L to R, EPIC, Phantom 65, Alexa M, Sony F65, Canon C300, IMAX Film
L to R – Sony F65, IMAX, Phantom 65, Alexa M, C300, EPIC

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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