New Letus Extreme tests delayed for a week

I had one of my extremes returned to Hien as I broke it, being a clutz! Anyway he has returned it to me and down something very interesting. He has put in a new type of ground glass, one with a more film like bokeh, but one that struggles more with smaller apertures. I don’t […]

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Shoulder mounts…which one?

Well I have spent all the money researching this for you and have come up with surprising results! First up is the DVRIGPRO HD from dvtec.tv  based out in Israel I have a couple of these, one for my big cameras and the new HD one for EX1 size cameras aswell as 35mm adaptors. This […]

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Listen to my Larry Jordan Interview here

Larry is THE final cut guru. His DVDs are bibles and he is an industry legend. His Final Cut 5 dvd taught me so much and I cannot recommend them enough. It’s like having a personal tutor. Even though I feel like an advanced FCP editor I am going to buy his latest DVD to […]

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How Graphics make Online Casinos Glamorous

Technology has recreated and re- revolutionized the way things have been going on. Whether it is photography, video recording or online gaming every aspect has been influenced by the magic of technology. The onset of internet has further made advertising of various services easier creating an extended reach. Websites such as philipbloom.net (specialists in photography […]

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Food p*** on the ex1/ letus extreme

Am always asked to post some of my footage ungraded and even uncompressed. Well uncompressed in unlikely but here is some stuff I shot last week UNGRADED! It was done for a production company just outside London called Media 14, www.media14.com  They hired me to shoot movie theatre food for new HD plasma screen going […]

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Requests

I get asked a lot of questions so I was going to compile a fact sheet about using the ex1/ JVC HD201/ F350 and also about using the Letus Extreme and Brevis. What do people want to do? Do you want to know basic stuff about framing, zooming etc? More complex stuff about what lens […]

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Turn off the gas!!

Slight departure from my usual post but had to post this. Hilarious but quite scary! Been laid out with another bug this weekend. I was completely out of it in bed on Saturday afternoon. My friend Julie tried to call me numerous times but I was completely gone. She came round to check on me […]

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Larry Jordan interview on Digital Buzz and me on Sky News

On Sunday I am being interview by Larry Jordan in London for Digital Buzz. http://www.digitalproductionbuzz.com/ It is being broadcast on the 14th of Feb. I don’t really know much more, but I will soon find out. You can also see me in the background on Sky News’ Broadcast forum report here: http://video.news.sky.com/skynews/video/?&videoSourceID=1303834 Man, hate seeing […]

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Vegas baby Vegas

After a few days deciding I realised that i would be crazy not to go to NAB. It’s a legitimate business tax deductible expense so why not? So am staying in the rather pokey MGM Grand, which has only about 4500 rooms, should get to know the other guests well then, not sure how far […]

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NAB

Today was great at the Broadcast Forum, meeting lots of people and having some good conversations. It’s interested me in going to NAB in Vegas in April. Looking online I am looking at about £1000 for flights and hotel for a week. Now…I am asking for people’s opinions here, it’s a lot of cash, the […]

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Broadcast forum

Quick question for you guys. I am on the Sony stand at this Broadcast forum thing and all my work will be playing on the screen there BUT on Thursday I have this debate panel that I am part of. I have been asked to show one of my shorts…now which one do I show. […]

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The ideal set up and kit for 35mm adaptors

Well for my Letus Extreme and Brevis adaptors that is, and probably for the SGpro and the M2 etc… First off, the most important thing is to get good glass. The best you can afford really. Most of the adaptors have mounts for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Mintolta etc…I only have Nikon lenses so let’s stick […]

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