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About johnbrawley

Director Of Photography striving to create compelling images

Blad to the bone

*This is a kind of spontaneous look at a camera I tried out a while ago. All these photos are from a 6 hour walk on Venice beach with my first time shooting the X1D. **Here’s a big 5GB collection … Continue reading

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Split! – Does it take a village to make a movie ?

  While in the middle of production on a remake of Beaches for Lifetime with director Allison Anders, we started talking about the use of video split and she reminded me that the DGA have rules about the use of the … Continue reading

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Queen Of The South Season 2 – camera tests

I thought it might be interesting to share these tests with you. I was invited to join the second season of Queen of the South, a successful FOX21/ USA network series which had already had a great first season.  It’s based … Continue reading

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IRND Filters

I recently shot a movie of the week in Vancouver and was lucky enough to get some early samples of the new Panavision IR ND filters.  I tested them here on both the Alexa and the Ursa Mini 4.6K. You … Continue reading

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Intrigue – How far will you go ?

  I’ve been flat out in pre production on a new Telemovie I’m shooting in Vancouver, but I wanted to share this little short film project from earlier in the year. Following on from the launch video I did for … Continue reading

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In Memory of Morgan

I just learned of the sad news of the passing of a colleague Morgan Evans. You have probably seen him on your screens and not realised it.  I was lucky enough to know this amazing stunt performer and director and … Continue reading

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Ursa Mini 4.6 And Alexa side by side

So here’s an interesting one. I had a chance while shooting some tests recently of the new Olympus firmware upgrade to the Olympus E-M5 Mark II to shoot some tests in a studio under controlled conditions. I set up a … Continue reading

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