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 to apologize for the paucity of posts of lately. It’s been quite busy and most of it is doing post-production on video projects. On the heels of One iPod Song Away is Marlabs Campus, a promotional film/”tour” created for Marlabs Campus Recruitment Program.
Marlabs is a New Jersey-based worldwide provider of [...]
One of my first client projects using the C300 – shot for Fordham Law Admissions and centered around admitted students who met for the first time at a barbecue this summer. The piece looks at why they chose the Law School, their interests and what makes the school unique.
The goal in the project [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Last Friday was my first opportunity to use the Litepanels’ Sola ENGs on set. They worked well and definitely far better than relying on my Omni Lights + CTB filters for backdrop lights.
The light from the Sola ENGs is easy to control. The two were set to flood and full power, their [...]
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