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

Cinematographer and Director Patryk Kizny Interview

Yesterday I had the opportunity to talk to director and cinematographer Patryk Kizny. We decided to make a few interviews about him and his future projects and we’ll start with the presentation of his last work as cinematographer: “The Dreams Come True” a film directed by Damián Perea.

“The Dreams Come True” is a short film commissioned by the the office of Las Palmas 2016 to promote the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria as a candidate for The European Capital of Culture 2016. Spanish director and producer of the film, Damián Perea, teamed up with Patryk Kizny to take the audience into a journey filled with magic and poetry, where oneiric visuals blend together with an intriguing narrative.

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Official announcement of Nikon’s latest DSLR: Nikon D4

The next-generation flagship Nikon digital-SLR camera with the ultimate in versatility and functionality.

TOKYO – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the Nikon D4, a Nikon FX-format camera that serves as the new flagship model in Nikon’s lineup of digital-SLR cameras. Nikon will be exhibiting the D4 at the 2012 International CES, to be held Tuesday, January 10 through Friday, January 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This electronics exhibition is open to the public.

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Filmmaker Marlon Torres 2012 Showreel

I’d like to present the 2012 Showreel of director, cinematographer and editor Marlon Torres. Last year I did an interesting interview about his movie “The Bridge”. You can read it here.

For more information about filmmaker Marlon Torres, please visit: torresstudios.com

You can follow him on twitter: Twitter.com/torresstudios

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Nikon D4 announcement this week!

Nikon will have a new product announcements this week. US readers will get the official news around midnight EST on Thursday, January 5th 2012. It will probably be the new Nikon D4.

Nikon D4

Here are some interesting new specs:

  • Full-frame 16.2-megapixel CMOS sensor
  • 10 frames-per-second shooting at full resolution
  • The ISO range is listed again as 100 to 102,400, expandable to 50 to 204,800
  • Full-HD 1080p resolution video recording in 30fps and 24fps and 720p in 60fps
  • New 91,000-pixel RGB metering sensor
  • Face detection/recognition
  • 100% viewfinder coverage
  • Illuminated function buttons
  • Dedicated video button
  • Includes H.264 B frame compression
  • Contrast detect AF in movie recording
  • Low-pass filter for video recording
  • Smooth aperture feature for video recording

Suggested retail price: $6,000

Nikon D4 Logo

The new Nikon products will start shipping in approximately 30 days after the announcement.

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