Do you really need a high speed ballast? What we learned about 1,000Hz
When shooting at a high frame rate then you may get better results using a high speed (1,000Hz) ballast. Why do we say may? Read on to find out more
How does the 1000Hz mode work?
The arc in an HMI lamp is a fairly delicate creature, and can be disturbed in several ways such as by the turbulen... Read Full Article
Power Gems opens in Atlanta – expansion in North America
Power Gems has opened its second American office in Atlanta, headed by Vice President US Sales, Dan Basso. On Friday 6 February we let Georgia know we were open for business with a lively open house at our new premises in College Park.
Power Gems owners and Directors, Phil Ellams and Patrick McGu... Read Full Article
Power Gems at William F White’s February Freeze
Extreme weather coincided with the February Freeze on Tuesday (3 February). The William F White event lived up to its name as the Power Gems team flew into Toronto; the city was hit by the biggest snowfall since December (20 cm in one night) with overnight temperatures plummeting to -18C.
Phil an... Read Full Article
Power Gems at BSC Expo 2015
The 2015 BSC Expo returned to Pinewood Studios at the end of January, and Power Gems exhibited at the show.
Organised by the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC) the BSC Expo is possibly the biggest event dedicated to the UK production industry. This year it got even bigger with more than 10... Read Full Article