Tag Archives: Larry Thorpe

Can 2/3-Inch Broadcast Field Lenses Really Portray 4K UHD ?

There are quite a few 4K ⅔-inch broadcast lenses at NAB this year… Recently, some FDTimes readers have been asking similar questions. Rene Holbrugge summed it up: “My name is Rene Holbrugge and I work as a television cameraman. With UHD being a hot topic lately, I am wondering if it is at all possible to get UHD resolution out of… read more…

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Larry Thorpe EMMY

Canon Senior Fellow Larry Thorpe got the Charles F. Jenkins EMMY Lifetime Achievement Award on Jan 8. The award was a highlight of the 66th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards ceremony in Las Vegas during CES. read more…

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Canon C500 vs C300

This just in from Larry Thorpe: an illuminating look at the differences between Canon C500 and C300 — with a PDF download. Perfect July 4th reading. Larry’s long title is Canon Senior Fellow Imaging Technologies & Communications Group, Professional Engineering & Solutions Division. His four-letter title is “guru.” It’s a fascinating look at why shooting 2K 12-bit (or HD) on the Canon… read more…

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