Category Archives: Production

Lens Testing

Here’s some more tests for a TV series I’m in early pre on. Earlier, I looked at the Sony F55 and the Alexa. Having now decided to shoot with the F55, mainly because of it’s global shutter and smaller size … Continue reading

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The Ravens – Pre-Production testing

I’ve been in discussion for some time with Director Jennifer Perrott for her ambitious short film The Ravens.   One of the tricky things about executing this short will be photographing what I’ve since learned is one of the most … Continue reading

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CocoRosie – Child Bride

When Emma Freeman asked me to be a part of the CocoRosie music clip “Child Bride” she sent me the image below as a reference. It was a simple wedding photo. A girl sitting next to her husband on her … Continue reading

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100 Bloody Acres makes it’s US cinema debut

This weekend in the US , my good friends the Cairnes brothers make their US debut with the fresh new film, 100 Bloody Acres. The boys have been working hard with the fellas at Morgans Organic to get their unique and … Continue reading

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Puberty Blues explained in just 2 minutes

If you haven’t had a chance to catch Puberty Blues, then this trailer, put together by setup director Glendyn Ivin and series editor Deb Peart might give you the skinny on just what it’s all about.  A great watch.  

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Vintage Lenses…

Warning.  Read this before you watch so you understand the context and what I was looking to test… One thing I find with digital imaging cameras is that they can sometimes be a little too perfect. There’s no room for … Continue reading

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Australian TV comes of age – Puberty Blues

*A WORD OF WARNING – There are many plot spoilers in this article about the TV series Puberty Blues as well as clips from the show that contain some slightly confronting material LATE BREAKING NEWS>  Puberty Blues has just won … Continue reading

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