73 – Photography and Video special

Taking video and photographs of your work is an increasingly essential skill, especially with the ubiquity of social media.

Iain and Seb share everything they’ve ever learned about making your stuff look great. And Seb shares his recent in-depth process for choosing a new digital camera.

Links from this episode :

Smartphone tripod holder
Matt Parker selfie stick on Boston bridge
Go Pro stabilising gimbal
Smartphone gimbal
Cheap magnetic lens for smartphones
OlloClip
Go Pro camera
Canon 600D (what I used at FFConf)
Canon 50mm 1.8f plastic lens “nifty-fifty”
FFconf 2016 photos
LOMO Holga plastic lens for Canon camera

iPhone Software
Camera+
Filmic Pro
Filmic Remote

Film Convert Pro (plug-in for video editing software)
Lunar Trails video shot on iPhone

Sony 6300, cheaper mirrorless camera.

Logitech C920 the cheapest option for high quality video recording according to Seb – a webcam!
Sunny Lenarduzzi, a popular YouTuber who uses Logitech camera
Canon 1200D entry level DSLR

Canon 5D Full frame sensor camera
Nikon D750 full frame sensor camera

Niko Turner, excellent videographer who filmed PixelPyros and other projects by Seb
Panasonic GH4 “budget” option for 4K video. (GH5 coming out imminently)

Sony A7 series
A7S Mark II – £2800 just for body!
A7S Mark I – what Seb bought, second hand
Fuji XT2 – the camera Seb fell in love with but ultimately didn’t buy
Lenses Seb bought for his camera :
Sony 50mm f1.8lens
Sony 24-70mm f4 lens
Now I See – Film of Brighton Beach by Philip Bloom that demonstrates the Sony A7S remarkable ability to see in the dark.

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