Meet Elwood Quincey Walker, an up and coming Director, Writer and Editor. Last year he signed with the production company Adolescent Content.
Tag Archive for: creativity
What are your daily rituals and how do they increase your creativity and inspiration? Creativity takes cultivation and discipline to stay on top of your game.
As filmmakers, we have such an opportunity to tell small stories like Richard’s and it doesn’t take a lot of gear.
Over the past 3 years, my team and I have shot 2 feature films […]
Julien Lasseur talks about producing independent work with very limited resources.
We employed Technicolor’s Cinestyle on its maiden voyage. This picture style seemed to work well in […]
My last blog post was about story and not getting caught up in all the tech/gear frenzy. Now, I want to talk about […]
This year, I had the privilege of experiencing NAB from Montreal while shooting my latest feature “Deadfall.”
Dissent: Voicing opinions that conflict with those that are commonly accepted or officially espoused.
When my Elite Team and I started blazing this trail, we had already become dissenters. We embraced a technology that in Hollywood was a joke, a fad, not viable. This is one of the great…
I am frequently asked about picture style. There are so many internet sites making RAW picture styles, Flat picture styles, Panavision Genesis Picture Styles and all the picture styles in between for the Canon 5D, 7D, and the 1D. It is confusing to know which one to choose and I…
What a fun time it was last week at Emerson College! Professor Bosmajian’s advanced cinematography class was fantastic! I showed footage from the undercover Navy SEAL movie to have the students take each shot apart to analyze both the lighting and photography.
Technology has exploded since I graduated from Emerson in 1986. I am thrilled to go back to Boston on November 12, and share my passion for Canon 5D Mark II as a game changing tool for student filmmakers. It is an affordable…
The Untitled Navy SEAL movie has taken me to some of the most extreme working conditions that I have ever experienced in my career as a Director of Photography. We traveled to the following locations: the jungles of Costa Rica, the swamps of Mississippi…
Speed and production value are intertwined. Production budgets are shrinking and companies are asking for more from cinematographers and crews that ever. One way to meet that need is by increasing your speed without sacrificing quality. Specifically, when using Canon 5D Mark II camera for a project…
I remember being creative from the time that I was little. Perhaps it was from growing up in the middle of nowhere on a farm in central New York and the fact that I was an only child. I had to create my own fun.
I love lenses and examining the subtle differences with each one so I am confident in the resulting image.
Nikon lenses are sharp with a little softer contrast than the Zeiss lenses. The older A lenses are nice because they have a wider
Panavision Primo Primes are the ultimate lenses. They produce cinema film quality imagery that will blow you away. The contrast range is perfect because you have all of the highlight detail, as well as wonderful gradation into the shadows.
Shooting in Puerto Rico has tested the Canon 5D Mark II with intense humidity and rain. Yet, every time the camera has delivered.
We shot running footage of motorcycles speeding down roads, splitting traffic, and near misses by literally gaffer taping the Canon 5D to the motorcycle.