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5 hours ago, Mark Kenfield said:

I'm feeling pretty legit this evening...

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Flexing my cinemathography muscles.

Steady tiger... too much of that without a beer and they'll take your passport away ..

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22 hours ago, Robin R Probyn said:

Steady tiger... too much of that without a beer and they'll take your passport away ..

Fortunately I didn't have to go beyond those two calculations!

It's a weird feeling though - googling "exposure/lighting/photometric/footcandle calculator" for ten minutes without success, then realising if you walk 4m over to your bookshelf and the trusty old ASC manual, you can figure it all out the old-fashioned way.

It was kinda shocking to realise how rarely I interact with real books, and physical paper and pen these days.

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Back to the Jackie Stewart archive- the Steenbeck spent a fortnight in Ladbroke Grove recently with another couple of miles of 16mm. comopt.
Below, François Cevert in a French doco talking about the risk of death in 1966.
He was killed in 1973, aged 29, on a dangerous American racetrack. Heartbreaking.

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I'm not sure if this is really supposed to be a venue for gear porn, but I happen to have a bunch of stuff lying around at the moment which allows me to create this monstrosity. It comprises an Ursa Mini Pro with the grip kit and viewfinder, Wooden Camera D-Box power distribution and UBM-1 mattebox, Teradek Bolt 4K transmitter and Anton-Bauer Titon 150 batteries.

All it needs is a decent lens. How much is a Fuji XK6x20 now?

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2 hours ago, Phil Rhodes said:

I'm not sure if this is really supposed to be a venue for gear porn, but I happen to have a bunch of stuff lying around at the moment which allows me to create this monstrosity. It comprises an Ursa Mini Pro with the grip kit and viewfinder, Wooden Camera D-Box power distribution and UBM-1 mattebox, Teradek Bolt 4K transmitter and Anton-Bauer Titon 150 batteries.

All it needs is a decent lens. How much is a Fuji XK6x20 now?

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A nice tidy rig sir..I see only one cable !..

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I thought that! The two you can see are the viewfinder power and picture which are as designed on the Ursa. There's one more patching the camera to the TX that you can't see. The problem is that you really want a right-angle BNC adaptor on the input to the transmitter, but I'm not quite sure if that's a great idea with 12 gig SDI for 4K pictures at 60 frames!

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7 hours ago, Phil Rhodes said:

I thought that! The two you can see are the viewfinder power and picture which are as designed on the Ursa. There's one more patching the camera to the TX that you can't see. The problem is that you really want a right-angle BNC adaptor on the input to the transmitter, but I'm not quite sure if that's a great idea with 12 gig SDI for 4K pictures at 60 frames!

Yes you might end up with only 6G.. with 6 getting stuck at the corner..  Fx9 has one SDI 12G now.. which can be changed to 3G.. too.. but there is only one other 3GB SDI ..  had a play twice with this camera now.. its quite a beast.. for a small price.. and the new S Cinetone  gamma/paint  in custom really is big move forward.. and no noise in this camera !!.. no need to over expose log any more..  have a look if you get a chance sir..

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Hard lighting an interview. I am not as photo-ready as talent! 

Lit with 650s and 1k zip. No time for hair light.  Photographed with the Blackmagic 4k pocket, and an old Nikon.  The BTS photographer for this interview wanted me to light it which I did while also lighting the feature... which was very stressful.  However, he wanted something different, so we went a little old-school.

Final tweaks were with actual talent of course, and we took the wall down quite a bit in the end.

The camera is too sensitive. Really wish we were shooting on a real 250 asa or slower, then we could play with tonality.  The video is three RAW clips, followed by two different LUTs and a hand colored option. 

 

 

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Yesterday's office...

On the set of Deep Valley with Ted 'Sound of Music' McCord taking a light reading.

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Looks like back in the day some of the DP's went to work in a tie and coat. 

Edited by Daniel D. Teoli Jr.

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Crazy amount of cams for politics. The circle in red must be writers...no cams All the rest have still or video cams.

I wanted to do that as a kid. Jesus, not now. No interest at all.

I was walking down 5th Ave in December and they had a crew of camera people camped out across from Trump Tower trying to huddle up and stay warm. They were there constantly hoping something would happen. 

 

 

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