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I wanted to share a quick 30 second shot from the beach next to LAX.
Caught a helicopter, car and plane. Canon 5Dmkii with a Helios 58mm f2 lens.
The VisionColor picture style (http://vision-color.com/) was applied with
recommended settings: Sharpness +1, Contrast -4, Saturation -2, Color tone -1.
The VisionColor picture was not graded or sharpened for this test.
FilmConvert (http://www.filmconvert.com/) was then applied using 3 Fuji film
stock looks (FJ 8563, FJ Super X 400, FJ Velv 100) with identical settings of:
Camera: Canon 5Dmkii VisionColor
Film color: 100%
Film grain: 100% using 35mm full frame grain.
The clip is played 4 times in a row showing each “look” then a split screen
with all 4 shots in it. FilmConvert creates a very pleasing and authentic film
look in my opinion. Let me know your thoughts!
A couple years ago I was lucky enough to acquire the Steenbeck that once belonged to Orson Welles and his editor Gary Graver. It had languished in a dark, dusty storage unit deep in the San Fernando Valley. It is fully functional and carries the cinematic history of very special hands working magic upon it. I decided to give it a proper home so other filmmakers could at least see the behemoth of analog editing in person. Read more…
2 young skateboarders (Oliver and Cyrus) bought the cork car for $750.
I came home and saw it parked in front of my home in Santa Monica.
I grabbed my Canon 5Dmkii, a Nikon 20mm f2.8 lens and snapped some shots.
Here are the results… (click to enlarge)
Just finishing a whirlwind 4 days at NAB. I was honored to be asked by Adobe to present on their main stage and discuss my experiences cutting with Premiere Pro. It was my first NAB and overwhelmingly awesome is how I would describe it! After speaking in front of hundreds of people for a couple days…it was extra wonderful to meet many other filmmakers who until now, I only knew on the interwebz. Please enjoy my 5 minutes of rambling in the video above…
Here is the outline for my 30 minute presentation. I went with the “kitchen sink” approach and actually hit on almost all the points I laid out. Better more than not enough info! It was a sincere pleasure to get the opportunity to share my experiences with Adobe Premiere CC.