Manta Rays at Risk

I just finished this personal project called "Manta Rays at Risk" using photos I took during my holidays in Maldives and Hawaii. The final movie is in 4k and you can download it on vimeo. Mantas have been classified Read more

My first experience using Magic Lantern RAW

  Model: Lea Filmed & Edited by Martin Ureta Music: Jake Bugg - Two Fingers Software: Magic Lantern RAW v2.3 1920x1080 25fps - Card CF LEXAR 1000x This is my first test using the Magic Lantern RAW during a photo shooting of my cousin Read more

Interview with filmmaker and cinematographer Sergio Herencias

I’ve contacted Sergio Herencias, a talented Swiss/Spanish Filmmaker and Cinematographer based in Zürich, Switzerland for an exclusive interview. Raised in a small village called Degersheim, Sergio has managed to turn his dream and great passion into a career. Cameraman.com: Tell Read more

Cine Gear 2013 - The Sony FS700 in the RAW

Art Adams and Adam Wilt present the Sony FS700 in the RAW, featuring the new 2K RAW High Frame Rate, and 4K RAW recording solutions. The seminar includes footage screening. Super-sampling: Spectacular HD or 4K 4K/2K RAW recording option Super 35mm Sensor Read more

Motion Control

Patryk Kizny Timelapse Cinematography Showreel

For those who don’t know Patryk’s work here is a nice showreel that presents some of the best motion control timelapses he did during 2010/2011.

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Music by Michał Zygmunt / acoustic.pl

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“Altissimo. Changes in pace.” A 3000 meters Timelapse

Cinematographers Patryk Kizny, Robert Paluch and Fabian Weber joined toguether to shoot “Altissimo. Changes in pace”. Filmed in the Swiss alps this motion-controlled timelapse was shot with the Canon 5DMII and the Canon 7D and the DitoGear™ OmniSlider.

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Amazing views of boiling clouds from the highest mountain peaks, landscapes of the glacier of Saas Fee and other locations develop into much more abstract audiovisual form along with the weather changes. The film is also a tribute to free of light pollution places featuring fantastic views of the MilkyWay.

The short timelapse film “Altissimo” has been shot entirely with the motion-controlled timelapse technique. The team shot over 45 000 single frames (over 700 GB of RAW data) using a few cameras in various locations of Switzerland during a one-week stay in Switzerland in May, 20111.

Kizny and Paluch are also creators of the motion-control equipment they use- the DitoGear™ OmniSlider, which is a precise device allowing to move the camera very slowly while shooting still images.

If you look carefully, you’ll discover that a very long timelapse sequence spanning across over 2 days has been used, although it was cut for dramatic purposes.

The film is not only an example of great timelapse cinematography skills, but also a refined in every detail post-production and tasty music choice.

Production:
LookyCreative

Cinematography:
Patryk Kizny
Robert Paluch
Fabian Weber

Editing and grading:
Patryk Kizny

Music:
The Cinematic Orchestra – Evolution II (Mr. P remix)
Written by Jason Swinscoe, Phil France, Patrick Carpenter
Published by Just Isn’t Music
(P) Ninja Tune 2002 – Licensed Courtesy of Ninja Tune

Motion Control Timelapse Setup

Motion Control Timelapse Setup

Motion-controlled timelapse sequences shot on DitoGear™ OmniSlider. Learn more at ditogear.com
Footage available for licensing in 4K Digital Cinema.
For press, licensing or projects inquiries please contact looky@lookycreative.com

Follow Patryk Kizny:
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Facebook.com/​pacocreative

Follow Fabian Weber:
Fabianweber.com
Twitter.com/weberfabian
Vimeo.com/fabianweber
Facebook.com/weberfabian

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Night Motion Timelapse by Daniel Lowe

Another amazing timelapse made by filmmaker and cinematographer Daniel Lowe.

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There are two shots of the Stumpy Point wildfire that has been burning in eastern North Carolina, U.S. for some time now. Most of the shots have wisps of smoke in the air from this fire. The lighthouse is Hatteras Lighthouse, the tallest in North America.

Daniel Lowe Photo

Photo by Daniel Lowe

The light streaks you see in the Milky Way shots are shooting stars, no airplanes this time. Shooting stars & meteors happen all the time all over planet Earth; you can’t see them except in the darkest skies. Especially look for them right before dawn (in the film & real life), they seem to increase in frequency at that time.

Gear:
Canon 5DmkII (one BTS w/Canon 7D & 16-35mm)
Canon 24mm f/1.4 lens rented from BorrowLenses.com
Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 II-L lens
Tiffen UV filters
Pearstone ShutterBoss remote timer

MX2 controller from Dynamic Perception
Orion AZ-G telescope pan/tilt mount
(Orion controlled with MX2 unit and custom interface cable)
Dynamic Perception Stage Zero 6 ft. motion control dolly
2 Aluratek ADMPFB100 external battery packs
Manfrotto 460MG 3D Magnesium Head
Manfrotto quick release plate used w/Orion
Universal Ball Head
2 Sunpak 6600DX tripods

All photo gear purchased from bhphotovideo.com

You can order still prints and postcards of Daniel Lowe work here Fineartamerica.com

More about Daniel Lowe:
DanielDragonFilms.com
Twitter.com/​Daniel_Dragon


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The Visualmakers – Preview Trailer

This is the first trailer/preview for The Visualmakers, a documentary filmed at NABShow 2011 that seeks to find out what unites us as independent filmmakers who use the latest breed of relatively affordable digital tools. Find out what unites us all as filmmakers by taking a look at this documentary that goes beyond the gear to the person, in a way you might not have seen before. The documentary is an Anticipate Media and NeedCreative Films production, and directed by Paul Antico. The final release is scheduled for this summer.

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Featuring the work and stories of (in order of appearance in this trailer):

Kevin Shahinian
Cristina Valdivieso
Jon Connor
Vincent Laforet
Mick Jones
Julia Swain
Robin Schmidt
Jared Abrams
Ben Eckstein
Philip Bloom

Here is the list of the gear used for the documentary:

Cameras: Filmed with a Panasonic AF100, Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 7D, and Canon T2i

Lenses: Lenses used include Nikon 50mm 1970′s vintage, Zeiss ZE 50mm F1.4 and 35mm F2, Canon 17-40mm F4 L, Canon 24-104 IS F4L, Canon 85mm F1.4L, and Canon 100mm F2.8L IS Macro

Sound:

Mics: Sennheiser G2 and Sony UWP-V1 Wireless Lavaliers, Rode Video Mic and Video Mic Pro, Rode NTG-2, Azden Shotgun
Recording: Internal AF-100 and Zoom H4N

Rigs & Stabilization:

Manfrotto Stills and Video Tripods and Video Tripods, Manfrotto 501HDV Head * 701 HDV Head, Schatler Tripod and Head, Jag35 Field Runner, Zacuto Base Plate, Kessler Pocket Dolly Traveler V2.0

Lighting: LitePanels Micro, Opteka 128LED On-Camera Lights, Promaster Reflector

Monitors: Marshall 5″ HDMI LCD Monitor

Edited with Apple Final Cut Pro 7

Motion Graphics – Apple Motion 4

Color by Red Giant Magic Bullet Looks

Timelapses modified using Adobe Lightroom and CHV Electronics Long Exposure Plugin

You can read more about The Visualmakers and the creative process at Needcreative.net

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