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Music Video: Joanna St. Claire “Listen to the Sound”

Here’s the music video I shot, directed and edited for Joanna St. Claire’s “Listen to the Sound”. I also was the chief mixing and mastering engineer on the project and engineered some of the vocal recording as well. Grading by Dimitrios Papagiannis, Red Scarlet and Cooke lens provided by On the Mark Rentals and special thanks …

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The Moon Shot Variety Blog

Back in December, I had a chance to spend some time shooting photos with the Canon 600mm f/4 and a Canon 2x EF Extender III (Teleconverter). I had intended to put them up on the site shortly after that, but with new work coming in all the time, it seemed like they just kept getting …

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“Super Moon” 2012

UPDATE: I have now added both closer and wider moon shots to “The Moon Shot Variety Blog“. This is only the second “super moon” that I’ve tried to photograph, but I’ll happily volunteer that it was a LOT easier than the first one. Clear skies can have that effect. I’ll be posting some of my …

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Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens

UPDATE: Canon now says this lens will be shipping in June. Canon has just announced the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens (alongside a 24mm and 28mm non-L series lenses with f/2.8 aperture and IS). This is interests me for several reasons, not the least of which is the strength of its predecessor as a …

Using Higher Bitrates and ISOs on the Panasonic GH2

If you are looking to use higher bitrates and ISO settings while filming with your GH2, here’s a tutorial to get you started. This article references PTool v3.64d, the most current tool for this at the time of writing. If you are still trying to figure out whether there is a difference between using higher …

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Canon EOS-1D X info at DPReview.com

DPReview.com has an overview of the new Canon EOS-1D X, which should be hitting stores around March. (EDIT: Canon is now saying June). Here’s the link. http://www.dpreview.com/articles/5149972341/canon-eos-1d-x-overview Here are a few reasons why this is interesting. First, on the stills side… 1. This represents the consolidation of Canon’s top 2 model lines (previously the 1DMKIV …