Categorie: Film

In Amsterdam, testing the Canon 5D mark II

After six month’s I finally got to finish the test film for a shoot we did about 6 month’s ago. ‘We’ being me and my friend Marlon Mendonca Dias, a very talented photographer and owner of a Canon 5D Mark II. We wanted to see how our gear worked together to make movies. And it…


Autumn light – time lapse

The last sun rays of the year can be so bright, so clean and yet so warm. Bathing in autumn light is a miraculous experience. In this film I tried to capture that. Light, clouds, nature and human movement. To see the dynamics I chose to do time lapse recordings. The locations are all around my house…


8K digital cinema as sharp as reality

In my previous post I wrote about 4K television sets. 4K is impressive, both on television and in digital cinema’s. But there is an even more impressive system: 8K. At the IBC 2008 I first witnessed a demo of 8K, also known as Ultra-HD or Super Hi-Vision. Japanese broadcasting company NHK developed it and basically it’s…


Forget 3D, I want 4K pixel density!

There is something weird going on in the broadcast and electronics industry. Yesterday I visited the IBC, a huge broadcast and television industry convention in Amsterdam. And, as expected, the new thing was stereoscopic 3D. Cameras, editing and effects software, projectors, tv screens .. everything in 3D. But who likes stereoscopic 3D? I don’t. And nobody I…