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Music video shooting tips

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I have been working real hard for the past few weeks on a music video we shot for one of my friend. I shot a few clips for him in the past (the single camera on tripod kind of thing) but this time, he wanted something more. Since I am always up for a new challenge and I was totally ...

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Sonic Fire sound clip on sale

I will be reviewing Sonic Fire Pro soon,  until then, you can download the free Express Track version to play with it and get some single track for only 9.99$ (normal price is 30$ each). This is a great rebate and a good opportunity to stockpile tracks for the next year. Each of these tracks can be used in a ...

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Looking for a contributor / writer

I am looking for someone to help me add content to the blog. This participation can take many forms. I want to push this blog to the next level and could really use a hand to do so. Compensations will be based on the level of contribution. If you are interested, please contact me at: boss @ canon5dtips . com ...

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Columbus V-900 geo tagger (Review)

My trip to Iceland was my first serious photo trip. And, since baby girl is coming soon, it will probably be the last one for a while too! Anyways, I seriously geared up for this trip and brought with me every single gadget I could think of. The first of these gadget I want to talk you about is the ...

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I am still alive!

Wow, life can keep you busy. Since I have been back from Iceland, I have been busy over my head and (unfortunately) had to take time away from the blog. Just to give you a rough idea, in the last few days I have: sold my loft, bought a house (and manage its construction), shot a video clip for a ...

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Shoot flat or not?

This article is a reaction to a post on PhotoCine News about the validity of shooting flat with HDSLR. The article is interesting and worth a read. To summarize: contrary to popular believes, you should not shoot flat, instead you should use a picture style that matches as closely as possible the target look. While I agree with this statement ...

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Fader ND review follow up

Following the comment of PH Photography on the quality of the Fader ND, I decided to do more extensive testing. As I was stating in my original review, I was having great results while using the Fader ND in video mode with my 24-70 (main video lens). So, today, I decided to review what I have shot so far in ...

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Do you know 500px?

At the end of 2009, I asked you, the readers, what you wanted to see in 2010 on the blog. I know it is hard to tell but I have been working intensely on every single point you asked for and results will unfold in the next few months. It just seems like having a full time job is a ...

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Fader ND filter from LCW review

Disclaimer: Light Craft Workshop is now a sponsor of Canon5dTips.com. If you read the sponsorship page, you know that I only agree to promote products that I actually use and love. So if it wasn’t good, I would not recommend you to buy one, as my painful Pocket Wizard TTL experience proved. If you don’t know what a ND filter ...

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Surprise of the Day: RRM MicroRemote

By now, you have probably seen the cool pictures, posted first on M. Laforet site but I am posting one of these again because it looks too cool. If you want to see more, you can take a look at Planet5D teaser post. Ahh… Maybe I should have asked them for sponsorship! So, it looks cool but what is it ...

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