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Director Of Photography striving to create compelling images

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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Ursa Mini 4.6K Carnival

With the recent shipping news on the much anticipated Ursa Mini 4.6K camera, I wanted to give people a chance to download and grade some more files.  I have a few other more “test” style shots coming, but for now … Continue reading

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Olympus E-M5 Mark II FLAT profile tested

***** UPDATED WITH NEW INFORMATION. SEE BELOW   Further to some recent camera testing, here are the results for the Olympus E-M5 Mark II using the new flat profile.  Late last year Olympus released a significant firmware update to the … Continue reading

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Olympus EM1 for Video

  This is the very first of a series of camera tests I shot recently in Sydney.  These are studio tests and I’m also currently shooting some more real life scenarios which I’ll be aiming to share with you in … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Lie – a love story

It’s no small thing to tackle one of the greatest literary works of all time, but that’s exactly what The Beautiful Lie attempts to do. Those familiar with Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, the epic and sweeping original text that The … Continue reading

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Hunters – First Look

I’ve been working on Hunters for the last few months, a new Universal Cable Productions / SyFy series from Gale Anne Hurd (Aliens, Terminator, and Walking Dead) and Natalie Chaidez (12 Monkeys)  from a Novel by Whitley Strieber.  Now you … Continue reading

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