EDIT: CAMERA SETTINGS ADDED BELOW:
I love shooting fall scenics in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York! This year was a great one for color. I was only able to get out a couple times, but when I did the light was fantastic. This was all shot with my Canon C100 and recorded to a NINJA 2 external recorder. I sell stock footage online at Shutterstock.com so having all the clips already in ProRes is worth the hassle of setting up the external recorder. It also helps give better image quality for very highly detailed shots or shots with lots of motion. These are the ones where the AVCHD codec runs out of bits.
Specifics: Shot using a picture profile I cooked up that is a combination of some I found online and tweaked to my liking. Mostly based on the Wide DR setting. Color turned up some and adjusted for more red and contrast increased some, (black level and gamma adjustments). Further post color correction was done to get the most out of each shot.
Lenses: Canon 24-105 F4, Tokina 11-16mm F2.8, and most shots were with my Tamron 18-270 super zoom! I love that lens and while it isnt as sharp as the Canon, it gets you an incredible range.
I created a custom profile called WIDE PF, listing only my changes below- here are the settings:
Gamma curve is L:5, M:8, H:5
Gamma: Wide DR
Black-Master Ped: -1
Knee ON: Slope: -15 Point:109
COLOR MATRIX (This is the biggy) WIDE DR Gain:+30, Phase: +3, R-G: -20, R-B: +11, G-R:-23, G-B: -14, B-R: -10, B-G: +1,
This video was developed for the International day of Biological Diversity 2014. The aesthetic value of the original Song (Bathiya and Santhush) and the Lyrics (Yamuna Balasuriya), encouraged us to develop this video. All the footages were taken in the Sri Lankan wilderness and represent the Sri Lankan Biodiversity.
OceanShutter.com presents an Underwater Short Film.
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There seems to be confusion regarding the name of this video. Octopuses vs. Octopi. This was researched before I published the video. Octopuses is the correct grammar. grammarist.com/usage/octopi-octopuses/
The Octopus is a fascinating animal. They are incredibly intelligent and have very short life spans. This video shows some footage of these wonderful creatures I shot on some night dives in the Philippines. I hope you enjoy!
This footage was shot as part of a documentary about the whirling dervishes in Konya Turkey. This is the fantastic view you get from the Mevlana Cultural Center, where the dervishes (or semazens), following Rumi's tradition, perform today.
The shots didn't make it to the final cut of the film but they are so beautiful I decided to edit them together in this short video. I hope you'll enjoy it!
The rights for the song "Lie Down in Darkness" by Moby were obtained on mobygratis.com, a great resource for indie filmmakers.