Heinz Ketchup Commercial Spec

Shot this for Santa Barbara City College in Santa Barbara, CA. What a fun shoot! Check it out and I hope you enjoy it.

Canon 60D
Rokinon 85mm T1.5
Canon 50mm 1.8

This footage has not been color corrected.


Music by Wolfmother

CANON 70D RAW TEST SHOT – (MAGIC LANTERN) FIRMWARE UPDATE

95% of the time I use my Canon 70D for still photographs. It produces very nice and easy to work with images. The reason I don’t really ever shoot video on this camera is because of the reduced image quality from the compression of this camera. I simply has small dynamic range, has trouble with skin tones, and can produce too noisy of an image at higher ISO’s. However NOW MAGIC LANTERN HAS COME OUT WITH A FIRMWARE UPDATE FOR THE Canon 70D THAT ENABLES YOU TO SHOOT IN RAW UP TO A RESOLUTION OF 1788×1004 WITH A MUCH BETTER DYNAMIC RANGE. This is all done by the passionate and driven team at Magic Lantern who continues to bring us fantastic firmware updates and features for our Canon DSLRs.

Here is a fun little test shot I recorded in my bedroom soon after I installed the firmware update. A low ambient light was in the room- It was pretty dark and the sun was shining directly into the window curtain so the contrast was very evident at the time and I thought (for sure) that the camera would have troubles getting information in both the highlights (sun light coming through) and the shadows (dark room). To my absolute delight it held a fantastic range of information- so well that I could literally color the image anyway I wanted and it didn’t look artificial or like I drew a Crayon over the image.

Pretty stuff…..the future is bright….(for pixels at least) 🙂

LINKS:

Magic Lantern 70D Forum (Download Here)

The Grass Collapse EP Preview (Teaser) 720p

The Grass Collapse EP Preview (Teaser) 720p

Directed this music video earlier this month (March 2015). Looking forward to the full length edit and the album coming out. Truly stunning sounds.

Credits:

Producer, Director: Zach Harrison

Edited By: Dan Morales & Alex Morales

Director of Photography: Ryan Richardson

Shot on a Panasonic GH3 🙂

A Trip Back Home to the Bay Area

I had wonderful trip back to the Bay Area in Northern California. I recently purchased a used 17-55mm Canon lens for my Canon 70D. I was quite surprised with the quality of still images that this lens and camera setup produced. For not being a full frame (sensor) camera, it still generated some impressive images shooting in RAW. I took a trip out to the Oakland Hills and watched the sunset over the bay with a couple friends as we camped out on the grass. In the distance you can see the whole bay with a slight haze covering the Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate. The light provided in this evening was truly heartwarming and stunning. In these images I hope you will feel the profound emotions of the magical love and affection Mother Nature provides us humans beings, and appreciate how beautiful of a world we step foot on everyday.

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