For this collaborative piece we really wanted to capture the feeling of the great American road trip. Shot on the Canon 5DMkII with mostly a Zeiss 50mm 1.4 this was an exercise in seizing the moment. It was shot in conjunction with a still photo shoot and the live action moments were often stolen as the shutter from the stills camera stopped firing. This stills and video collaboration definitely had it's challenges, but I managed to build a good rapport with the models and was able to direct them through some live action sequences in order to get the shots that I needed for the edit.
This was such a fast paced shoot and the only gear I had was a Zacuto Z-finder 3x with pro anti fog and a Zacuto Target Shooter. The anti fog eyepiece was an absolute gem working in very humid conditions for this shoot.
Color Graded using Red Giant Software's Colorista II
The music went through a few variations before landing on this fantastic track from The SnowDroppers called "Do The Stomp".
Cinematography, Editing and Color Grade by Mick Jones
Some impressions of our road trip in the U.S.A. august/sept 2013.
Filmed with Canon 7d (canon lens 24mm f1.4 + ND Filter), some shots with iPhone 4s and Gopro
Landscaps shot in 1080p 30 fps...the rest in 720p 60fps
Sound (built in micro of 7d) + Sound design
Color correction in Adobe Premiere.