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Canon Cinema Primes main competition are Zeiss Compact Primes. The ACS, [...]
On set today shooting a portrait for an ongoing ad campaign. This was setup #2. The first was in the adjacent control room.
To build on yesterday’s post, this is an example of what’s so good about professional quality LED lighting. Setup #1 was in the adjacent control room. The LED lights (2 – [...]
Well, I should have known better and if the pace of things was slower, e.g I had more sleep, I would have thought of a very simple way to test first, before buying. The 4-way barn doors for the Litepanels’ 1×1 lights are a major fail. I thought it might be the case [...]
I have alluded to this assignment in two prior posts, The End of the Affair and A Peek Behind the Curtain. In early September I had the opportunity to photograph George Bisacca, Paintings Conservator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
George is one of an extremely small group of specialists worldwide who [...]
I have written about the Canon 5D Mark III since it was announced last March and since receiving mine shortly after. As someone who had been using the 1Ds Mark III for just over four years, the 5DM3 seemed to be the next logical step given that I am not a full time [...]
In between jobs I’m continuing to test the C300. This past weekend was a chance to run it in 720/60p mode and see how it fares vs. 1080/24p.
The two modes are pretty indistinguishable though as expected 1080 has the edge in detail. What’s nice to see is that 720 is not compromised as [...]
This past Thursday was my first assignment with the C300. So, a chance to use it in the field in a typical under-pressure situation. I had about ten interviews to film and lots of b-roll to get while bouncing between four locations.
The crew was myself and two assistants plus the client who interviewed [...]
After four months on order, my Canon C300 has arrived. The C300 is the first of Canon’s line of Cinema EOS cameras – inverting what was the standard with their DSLRs. In this case, creating a camera designed from the ground up to shoot video not stills.
Its form factor is [...]
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