Tag Archives: Panavision

Dealers choice – Venice – DXL2 – Alexa 65

I always love a blind test. It takes away the prejudice one might bring when you’re trying to scrutinise images.  I always like to test like this at the beginning of each project.  I usually end up with a short … 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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First trailer for Hiding – ABC TV / Playmaker

Here’s the first trailer for Hiding, a terrific TV series I did late last year for Playmaker and ABC TV about a family forced into witness protection. Cameras were Panavised Sony F55’s, Blackmagic 4K cameras and even an Olympus OMD … 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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Sony F-55…so close…

I’ve never much been a fan of Sony’s cameras. Whilst they are an innovative company, I’ve always found the cameras pictures a bit cold, impersonal and the cameras themselves overly complex and over-designed in the menu and control systems. They … Continue reading

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Shooting from the Hip Pocket

I’ve been in deep pre-production for the second series of Puberty Blues.  We start shooting from Monday and it’s always really hectic in the last week of pre.  I’ve been pulling together my kit from the wonderful guys at Panavision … Continue reading

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