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Quick Take: ikan iLED 312 Bi-Color On Camera Light.

Quick Takes

The new iLED 312 from ikan has a ton of features that make it a very usefull tool in the field. It has a dimmer switch to dial the color tempature from 3200K to 5600K. It runs on two Sony “L” style batteries and has a battery level incicator that will save your ass every time. It comes with two Sony “L” style batteries, a dual sony style charger with AC adapter, a ball...Read More

SXSW 2011 Part Two. JAG35 Dreaming In Austin.

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One of the best parts of SXSW honestly, was the food. It seemed like everywhere we went there was something tasty to eat. We ended up sneaking into the CNN lounge for three of the four days we were there. This gave us a chance to actually sit down and meet some really cool people. We were lucky enough to hit up Internet Celebrity Julia Allison and the first “video blogger” Steve Garfield for...Read More

Vimeo & Nikon Party At SXSW 2011. Eclectic Method.

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We have been working our tail off this past year trying to get WOC some recognition. Our intention was to hit SXSW as a vacation. We headed down to Austin to chill out. Chilling for us means bringing only two cameras and tackling only one assignment. We wanted to shoot a short documentary on the viability of film festivals in the age of Vimeo and You Tube. We found that SXSW is the future...Read More

TECHNOLOGY VS STORY – YAWN

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You’ve heard this argument, you know the one, that narrative nerds fire at tech heads: it’s not about the camera it’s about the story. I hear this debated endlessly on Twitter – knowing ‘filmmakers’ taking the high ground over those still enjoying that childlike phase of discovering the technology, forgetting in the process that this is exactly why we were all drawn to DSLRs in the first place. We’re all magpies to a certain...Read More

SXSW Day One. Killer Video By Misa Garcia.

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Misa Garcia put together this killer day one video. He really is one of the best filmmakers I have had the pleasure of working with. We are in Austin for the SXSW Film Festival. To be totally honest we are completely out of our element here. It’s like a mini Mardi Gras. A total party! We have been getting tons of great interviews for our documentary about the validity of film festivals as a...Read More

The Premiere Of The Whistle Bait Doc At The Hideout Theatre 3/11/11

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Hot Dog! We snagged a venue to premiere our short documentary “The Whistle Bait”. This short documentary is about the live show The Whistle Bait where the Vintage Scene meets Burlesque and then wraps itself back to the fifties and sixties. We spent the past six months gathering interviews with key personalities of this genre of music, movies and lifestyle. Misa Garcia of JAG35 played a key role in both promoting the shows and...Read More

Quick Take: Voigtlander Nokton 25mm f0.95 MFT Lens.

Quick Takes

Here is a Quick Take on the Voigtlander Nokton 25mm f0.95 MFT lens. It will only cover Micro Four Thirds or smaller sized sensors. That means it can be very fast in a small package. A plus if you steal a lot of shots, as I do most of the time. I have been using it with both the Panasonic Af100 and the new Panasonic GH2 cameras. The Voigtlander Nokton is both manual iris...Read More

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