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Eric Kessler & I capture stuff blowing up with Phantom v1610 at 60,000 FPS

First of all, do not try any of this stuff at home! We had a range safety officer overseeing our production to keep everyone safe. When Eric Kessler of Kessler Crane visited me in New England for the first time, I had to find something unique to keep him entertained. How about firing a very […]

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First video Eric and I ever shot using SCUBA

A few days ago, Eric Kessler and I finished our open water requirement to get PADI certified as SCUBA divers. I plan to shoot some unique stuff underwater in the next few years all over the world. This was something I always wanted to do and apparently, Eric wanted to do it as well. So […]

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Documenting a Rafting Trip with 5 GoPros, Letus Anamorphic Adapter & 2 iPhones

A few weeks ago, Paul Reynolds and I went white water rafting down some very cold rivers in Oregon. One of these rivers, the upper McKenzie, can only be run this time of year because of the high water flow. The problem with rafting in the spring is the wet weather and icy waters. Paul […]

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Kessler CineDrive and Fastec TS4 High Speed Camera Test – A Film About Produce

Last week I spent some time at Kessler Crane HQ in Plymouth Indiana experimenting with CineDrive. The Kessler CineDrive system is very powerful and easy to use, controlled by the kOS software on either an iPad or a laptop computer. Kessler CineDrive is able to preform precise, repeatable real-time pan, tilt and dolly moves, or […]

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Updating the Firmware on Kessler CineDrive Phase 3

I have been using the Kessler CineDrive system for many months now and it changed the way I work when adding movement to a time-lapse or preforming a repeatable camera move. For the first time ever, I have a system that uses computer driven software to give me an on screen interface dictating exactly what […]

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3rd Annual Kessler Chili Cookoff – Shot on Sony F55 w/ Fujinon 13×4.5 Lens

I am visiting the folks at Kessler Crane headquarters in Plymouth, Indiana to check out some new products they are cooking up. And when I say products, I mean tasty chili. I brought a Sony F55 into the office to document the 3rd annual Kessler Chili Cookoff. I captured some of the interesting people who […]

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Sony PMW-F55 High Frame Rate (HFR) 240 FPS Test

When I bought my Sony PMW-F55 from Rule.com I knew it was going to be an amazing camera. I was looking at replacing my Red One MX digital cinema camera and needed a similar style large sensor camera that would compliment my Sony PDW-F800. I needed a digital cinema/broadcast television camera hybrid. My Red One […]

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Thorn Mountain Maple Mini-Documentary – Shot on Sony PMW-F55 with HDx35 mkII B4 Lens Adapter

A few years ago, I was visiting my family in Arizona. We stopped for breakfast at a local diner and I ordered pancakes. I asked the server for real maple syrup. She looked at me strangely and asked me what real syrup was. She only knew of store bought table syrup or the brown stuff […]

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Capturing Content for the Extreme Mount Washington Museum

Last December, I spent almost the entire month in New Hampshire on the top of Mount Washington, the home of the world’s worst weather. I was hired to shoot wintery, interactive content for the newly updated “Extreme Mount Washington” summit museum set to open spring 2014. The idea was to capture the extreme winter environment, […]

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Ice Fossils Short Film – Sherman Adams Summit Building – Mount Washington, NH

I am on the summit of Mount Washington working on a job about extreme weather. I took a bit of time to shoot a short abstract film with the RED ONE MX in black and white. The windows in the Rotunda of the Sherman Adams Summit Building on the top of Mt. Washington often frame […]

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Blogging from the Summit of Mount Washington and Documenting Extreme Weather with Heated Camera Enclosures

I am typing this inside a steel and concrete re-enforced building. All I can hear is the howling of the wind outside and the pop of rebar contracting from inside the bowels of the bunker-like structure. The temperature outside is 6 degrees F and the windchill is -25 at 60 miles per hour sustained. I […]

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Documenting Extreme Weather this December

Above is just a tease for what is coming… This December I will be living inside a remote manned weather station with scientists and climate observers. I will be shooting a documentary on extreme weather and will also be posting BTS using a microwave internet connection that I hope will be stable! More information on […]

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