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A Break From HDSLR

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By: Chris Marino I have been working on this interesting project since it’s inception in September. Specialized Bicycle Components, is trying to enter a new type of market for them, fixed gear freestyle riding. Basically you have a full-sized track bike, that’s over engineered like a BMX bike. Then you take a new generation of fearless young riders, and you have a very cool story. We have been working on a documentary for them,...Read More

Get Paid On The Spot With Square App.

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By: Jared Abrams Dan Bailey wrote an article on The Photoletariat about this killer  App called Square that lets you take credit cards with your  iPhone or iPad. It also works with The Android platform. This could be a great solution for any freelance person out there. The system is pretty simple. They send you a card reader that plugs into you phone via the headphone jack and swipe away. Square charges a flat...Read More

Litepanels and Swtronix LED Lights On Set.

Quick Takes

By: Jared Abrams We were waiting for make up for a commercial and thought we could sneak this little video into the day. Here is a super Quick Take on The Switronix Torch LED and Litepanels Micro Pro LED Lights. Check it out. We shot and edited this with the iPhone 4. **Updated the video a little after the shoot. Thanks for checking it out.Read More

Candles Project One Year anniversary. Long Cool Trip So Far.

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By: Jared Abrams It has been about a year since we shot this little segment for a display in Pasadena, California. The images were projected onto huge glass door in Pasadena for the Holidays. We had to shoot this way to complement French style doors. We shot this with a Canon 7D and a Zeiss 50mm and 85mm at f1.4 800 ISO. I did not try to pull focus. I simply let the actors...Read More

90 Minute Lunch – Pre Production

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The ability to have a B cam shooting from another angle and focal length to give my editor more material to craft the scene is huge plus. Read More

Top 10 Tips for making post a lot easier

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By now pretty much everything you might need to know about shooting on DSLRs has been covered by at least ten sites online, there are handbooks, guides, workshops, blogs, endless resources for what you should and shouldn’t be doing. What I don’t see anywhere are any properly useful tips for dealing with your post. So here’s my top ten tips for making life in the edit a whole lot less painful. Shoot for the...Read More

HDSLR Camera Prep For Cinema 5D.

Quick Takes

By: Jared Abrams Here is a quick and dirty video on some of the steps we will take during our camera prep before any shoot. We always check the sensor to make sure there are no problems. I also check all of the electronics to make sure they all work as they should. It is also a good idea to build the camera in whatever configuration that you may use during the shoot. We...Read More

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