Tag Archive for 5D

Testing the Canon 5D2: RAW vs. H264

I can’t sit on the sidelines when something like RAW video functionality on a DSLR comes out. There are a lot of nice test videos out now, but I needed to shoot my own. So, here it is! My first…

Canon 5D Hacked for RAW Video

Just when you thought that Blackmagic had made it safe to write off DSLR video as a transitional form in the evolution of filmmaking, the wizards toiling in obscurity on the “Magic Lantern” Canon firmware hack have revealed footage shot…

DSLR Audio Setup for a Crew of One

Trying to sort out the best way to handle audio on a microbudget DSLR shoot can be a real challenge. Ideally, you’d hire a professional audio operator with a high-end field mixer who would adjust microphone levels on the fly,…

Behind The Scenes – Piggly Wiggly TV & Print Ads

It’s always fun to work for an established brand, and I jump at any opportunity to work with my favorite team of pros. Plus, the fact that I shot regional print and TV with the same camera struck me as a nice example of how DSLR technology is changing the face of commercial production.