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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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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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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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Vintage Lenses

In between jobs I get to noodle around.  I’ve finally pulled some frames together from Puberty Blues, a television series that I shot using vintage optics. For any that are interested in vintage lenses I thought I’d throw together a … Continue reading

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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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Camera Testing – a four way comparison

I’m in very early pre-production for a new TV series. I was keen to compare the Sony F-55 against the Alexa as this new show will probably feature a lot of on camera flashes, always a problem for rolling shutters … Continue reading

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