Travelogue: On Set

Last week I mentioned how the most rewarding images I’ve taken have been the images I shot on set. I also discussed how the images I’ve shot are not permitted to see the light of day. That still true. So why am I showing you an image I shot on set during season 4? Well it’s because there is nothing in the images that grounds it or ties it to any specific plot point, actor, set, and so on and

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Travelogue: Iceland Day 2

It’s taken me over a week to get this out so apologies. It’s been crazy with work and travel. Day 2 takes me east bound. From Reykjavik through Vik and around the outlying areas. Have a listen and if you enjoy it feel free to comment or like this post. Don’t forget to click on the image above to bring up the gallery for the day. TW -Dominic

Kodak 5222 B&W Cinema Film

Recently I picked up some spools of Cinema film and Kodak 5222 was one of them. I’ve been eyeballing this film for a while but all my “sources” didn’t seem to stock it. I finally managed to luck out when I purchased some film from Reel Good Film in California. Thanks Guys!! I have to say I’m quite impressed. It’s exactly what I hoped for. It’s essentially Tri-X 400, but with it’s own unique contrast and highlight ratio. This leaves

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Rant: A Monumental Screw Up

This happens to the best of us. We shoot film. We get comfortable with how we shoot and develop. Then we forget. How long have those chemicals been sitting there? Can’t be that long. Don’t think I processed to many rolls through it. Then you take the dive. Develop two rolls and realize you screwed up! When you pull the negatives out of the tank. Queue Wah Wah sound! This is what happened to me. Two rolls of cinema film

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Why we do, What we do

Here I was… the middle of spring and the beginning of Vikings filming. Here we were in the fourth season of the show and finally getting hit with true Irish weather. Mud that was ankle deep and torrential rain over the course of two days. We were on the last scene of the day, the rain finally stopped and gave way to this gorgeous sunset. The warm glow of light pouring through the artificial mist, warming the crew and cast.

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