The Bridge

The Glidetrack had been sitting in my office for a while, frustratingly. Each time I thought a subject was coming up that would work, something happened to scupper it. So when I managed to get hold of the Canon 1DMk4 to test for just a few days, there was a steely determination to shoot something…

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Shooting a Music Vid on a Canon 1D Stills Camera

Shooting a Music Vid on a Canon 1D Stills Camera

You’ve got to watch this Behind The Scenes vid of director Richard Patterson shooting using a Canon 1D stills camera firing at 10 frames per second, coupled with a rack load of Profoto light strobes, Red Rock Micro and a cool Steadicam rig. Hoping that there will be more BTS video showing the post production…

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The Ice Driver Project II

Previously, I described how I prepared the lightest possible collection of gear to use the Canon 5D in Sweden, hoping that we could cover all the bases and get what we needed. My 1DS works fine in temparatures below -30c, so I had no worries about the camera dying, though previously when shooting stills and…

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I’m a Steadicam Virgin…..

I’ve managed to get my hands on a Canon 5D Mk2 for the first time this week, but I’ve been giving an awful lot of thought to it’s video capabilities, including the possibilities with some of the grip and camera support equipment commonly used in motion footage. As Canon are at pains to point out,…

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