Dubai tech blogger – GH4 9 megapixel exported frames made a quick selection of frames on the skin tone experiment video I will be posting later on the GH4, straight from the RAW files, heres some unedited 4k originals in TIFF image format. A single exported frame is 70mb. Click on image for 4k png images, or download the TIFF zip HERE. Dubai Tech Blogger tried shooting video with the intention of extracting stills opens up a very wide range of possibilities and benefits for certain types of photography. One of... Read The Rest →
Another year has passed! 2011 has been a fruitful year for all of us and what a great way to start 2012 is by giving. As you can see the original image seems flat and needs tons of clearing. A lot of clutter which basically distracts the viewer to the subject. 1. First we want to do is to clean up the image using the “patch tool-ticked to source”, by dragging the selected area to the cleaner part on the image these instantly clones the texture of the selected part... Read The Rest →
This is WYSIWYG experimental non-technical grading on how it handles skintone. I manage to gather a spectrum of individuals to see how it handles each. As observed the M31 LUT does not apply to every skintone from my observation it works best for the darker ones. But it all depends on personal taste and the look they want to achieve. Vimeo's downsampling will not give you the best look possible. You can download to preview the full 4k.
Focus peaking was one of the primary demands for the GH3 camera, unfortunately was not able to come into the firmware update. Alas! It finally arrived! GH4 has focus peaking and zebras to help with manual focusing and video recording by highlighting the areas of highest contrast. With the built-in Zebra patterns and peaks rest assured all our shots are tack sharp!
DIY Gorilla Skates from Ben Carino on Vimeo. The Idea came from Kickstarter, the goal is to create an inexpensive DIY dolly that can somehow have the flexibility to create professional shots, rotate around objects, sliding, gliding and panning shots.
My first attempt on 3 point lighting. I tried to deconstruct a lighting similar to Howard Schartz image on Manny Paquiao as shown here: So, Deconstructing the image it We Get: 1. A softbox Above the Subject. 2. A Strobe at the back 3. Another infront. Modifying mine with a red gel. Diagram Below: Diagram courtesy of lightingdiagrams.com. Post process will be on my next entry. Thanks for Reading! .
Project I made a few months ago. For an Adobe workshop.
Another funshoot from the lightbender project. For now, will show the layers Used to achieve the look. I know some some photoshop artist can reverse the the workflow and achieve the final image just by referring through layers. O lazy Me… Have A great day reversing!
Product Shoots can be costly it involves a lot of time planning and manpower. But in these setup i was able to do the shoot in a frugal, least costly, guerilla-like way, maintaining the class and quality of the Advert! The project was done on a very tight deadline, no time to set-up lightboxes; manpower whatnots, a then and there situation where the client need to see the output within the day. The setup was quite easy just an iPhone for lighting a foamboard. Another great way to view images in realtime... Read The Rest →