Yearly Archives: 2009

The Long Take

A few years ago I saw the movie Russian Ark, which was filmed in one single 96-minute take that was recorded in uncompressed high definition video using a Sony HDW-F900 mounted on a Steadicam. Technically Russian Ark simply had to be shot on video – they would to have had a film magazine loaded with […]

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Behind-the-scenes of Sherlock Holmes

I saw the movie Sherlock Holmes today, great flick. I’m a big fan of Robert Downey Jr, who is the lead actor in this movie. I could tell an incredible amount of post production CGI (Computer-generated imagery) was done on the movie, lots of Chroma keying (green/blue screen). It was all very well crafted, and […]

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Help-Portrait 12/12/09

Some of my Help-Portraits – 12/12/09 – Durham, NC(click photo to see larger) I participated in Help-Portrait today over in Durham, North Carolina. Above are some of the portraits I made. I had a great time doing this.

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Weight, Tension, Balance, Nature, Tides, & Time

Penobscot, Maine – August 26, 2004(click photo to see larger) I have been sorting through all sorts of old digital photos I’ve made since I bought my first digital camera in 2001. I made these photos in 2004 on some good friend’s property on the coast of Maine. I was visiting with them and had […]

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Hello – "Studio"

I’m going to rant a little bit here. I assisted well over a hundred different photographers in my seven year freelance photo assisting/location scouting career (1993-2000). The photographers came to Washington, DC (where I lived at the time) from all over the country – mostly New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Some would answer […]

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