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Office of President Nasheed Live Stream
Good to be involved in something worthwhile – today we livestreamed a press conference on behalf of the Office of President Nasheed of the Maldives; his international legal team, including Amal Clooney, were announcing the recent UN WGAD opinion about President Nasheed’s imprisonment by political opponents in the Maldives. Clearly the imprisonment is wrong – our team […]
Dust, Planes And Window Panes – Stock Footage That Sells
Here’s a link to our stock footage gallery on Shutterstock – we supply the site with HD and 4K videos on many different subjects, from Heathrow planes and M4 traffic to Sicilian Greek temples and London timelapses. Our best sellers? Dust and a rainy window pane!
My New Favourite Light – Gekko karesslite 100
Solo videographer - Gekko karesslite 100
New Barfly coming soon!
Visited Cirrolite today to preview the new KinoFlo Barfly 200, with internal ballast – ordered one immediately and will possibly be first UK owner! It’ll complement my KinoFlo Diva 400s perfectly, as it produces a similarly gorgeous soft, smooth light. On the subject of lighting, I also bought my first LED last week – a […]
Final Cut Pro X has arrived…
and here is a superb introduction by Steve Martin on Ken Stone’s website. The journey has begun!
How to shoot beautiful video: get a stills camera
OK, to those in the know, this is not news, as the revolution started around September 2008 when Nikon released the D90 – but my clients, when I explain the following, are as amazed as I was when I got my Canon EOS 550d a month ago. If you read my post on using 35mm […]
Panasonic announce the AG-AF100
Panasonic have announced a game-changing AVCCAM HD camcorder, the AG-AF100, the first professional micro 4/3-inch video camcorder optimized for high-definition video recording. Why is this important? ‘The design of the AF100’s micro 4/3-inch sensor affords depth of field and field of view similar to that of 35mm movie cameras in a less expensive camera body.
Video resources: software, firmware updates
Zoom H4n system version 1.70 – recording level of INPUT1 and 2 can be set individually VLC media player – excellent free multimedia player capable of reading most audio and video formats (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, DivX, MPEG-1, mp3, ogg, aac …) as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols. MPEG Streamclip – […]
Make video look like film: how 35mm lens adapters changed our world
I established CreationVideo in 1993, and as a filmmaker I’ve always sought to achieve high production values, not only to give our clients best value, but also because I’m a perfectionist (I’m told!) and I love what I do. Of course, there are no higher production values than those achieved in the movies, which are always […]
Our A Camera: EX1 and Letus 35mm adapter
EX1 + Letus Elite from Mark Slocombe on Vimeo. CreationVideo’s EX1 + Letus Elite, shot on a JVC GY HM-100 I find it useful to see a camera / accessory combination when thinking about upgrading, but with more specialist rigs like this, that can be difficult, so hope this is useful for those considering the […]