Went out on a recee for a drama I’m DoP’ing yesterday. It was pretty interesting, if maybe a bit on the windy side. But we took a 550D - don’t worry it belonged to the director - out and about for looking at composition and we had four macro filters (10x, 4x, 2x, 1x). Stuck those on and man, for £8 they may go down as the bargain of forever. Anyway we got those badboys on and...
This is far and away the best tilt shift video I’ve seen online. The combination of unsettling audio, mixed with these big, brash visuals is unsettling and beautiful in one. It’s really made me consider the use of tilt shift for this project, and although one of my colleagues thinks it would be a really suitable technique I’d be rather worried about getting pigeon holed as just...
thoughts on lenses.
Just woke up this morning with a couple thoughts on lens choice for the travel journal idea. Was originally thinking of using a few different lenses (20MM, 35MM, 50MM and 85MM) but now I’ve had the thought that as the idea if the journey itself is to be first person maybe I should just stick with a 50MM (or 35MM if I’m shooting on a 7D). I’ll keep this updated as and when the...
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second post - FIRST POST.
Doing this blog business as my production diary for my next film. Currently without a title but it’s going to be an experimental piece presented either as a travel journal - taking a lot of inspiration from Tal Rosner - looking at a persons journey on a plane. OR as a film trying to explore this idea that airports are non-places, they are in between places. Only existing in the space...
More to follow.