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Let’s look at how the crash cam world has changed because of the Canon 5D. It has replaced the eyemo that used to be a clapper of a 35 or 16mm with bad lenses. It could be blown up, bashed into, driven over, or you could even have a car land right on it.
As I embark on a long creative, exciting journey on Need for Speed with DreamWorks, I wanted to share some of my most recent findings from a five day camera test that pushed every camera to its breaking point.
Shane addresses the challenges of the HDSLR platform and helps find solutions to rolling shutter, moire and overheating.
In February of 2009, I walked through the doors of Bandito Brothers production company and I realized at that moment this very talented […]
All of you have been so gracious with your comments about how much I help all of you and make a difference, or changed your life in some way. This is a huge responsibility that I take very seriously. I need to set a great example. I need to do my very best, and I need to illustrate for all of you what it means to be a good leader.
Why start a DSLR rental division? I have been asked this question many times. You cannot be a pioneer if you do not […]
We demo the power of the glass filter, including the ones that I use and their wonderful benefits.
In November of last year I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Steve Tiffen of the Tiffen Company […]
My cinematography interns and I set out on a mission to showcase the many uses of a polarizing filter.
Many of you requested information on the go to lighting package. Having a package that can do many types of lighting is the secret. Lights that can multi-task are my recipe for success.
The light meter is essential for matching and to get your head around light ratios as a young cinematographer.
Episode III “Carnival” was on Day two of our four day shooting schedule. This day was a very ambitious one because we had four company moves. We started at the ranch house location, moved to meadow location, then on to the main street location for the street fight.
My first experience with the 5D DI color correction was for the Terminator Webisodes produced by the Bandito Brothers through Wonderland Sound and Vision. McG asked me to be the Director/Cameraman for these alternative marketing shorts that were going on the Internet.
When John Stockwell asked me to do a film set in the Bahamas about sunken treasure, greed, fun, and really hot chicks I was in. I had never done a movie on the water.
Using stockings to add a glow, a pearlescent quality, to transport you to a time period that had a sense of glamor, when movie stars were king.
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