Category Archives: Equipment

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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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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Lensing about

In a second lot of tests for the TV series I’m currently in pre-production for, my colleague Bonnie Elliot and I tested a range of different cinema lenses. We set about creating a bit of a torture test.  Our set … Continue reading

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