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Canon 5D Captures 'Cold Turkey'

Cinematographer Lucas Lee Graham says that for the independent film Cold Turkey, he wanted “an intimate, personal look with a really shallow depth of field and nice portraiture so that the visual emphasis would be on the characters and what they were doing.” Graham opted to use a Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR with Canon EF L Series prime and zoom lenses, explaining that the camera’s large sensor “gave us the filmic look we sought.

The Beauty of Noah Baumbach’s Black-and-White New York: Using the Canon 5D to Capture 'Frances Ha'

Sam Levy, best known for his sensitive cinematography on Kelly Reichardt’s hit Wendy and Lucy, recently turned his eye to Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha. Shot in subdued black and white and co-written by Baumbach and lead actor Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha follows an amateur dancer as she tries to hold on too tightly to her best friend and her youth.

Greta Gerwig as Frances and Mickey Sumner as Sophie

Baumbach, whose resume includes Greenberg, The Squid and the Whale, and Margot at the Wedding, was introduced to Levy by the late Harris Savides, ASC.

The Beauty of Noah Baumbach’s Black-and-White New York: Using the Canon 5D to Capture 'Frances Ha'

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<p>Sam Levy, best known for his sensitive cinematography on Kelly Reichardt&rsquo;s hit <em>Wendy and Lucy, </em>recently turned his eye to Noah Baumbach&rsquo;s <em>Frances Ha</em>. Shot in subdued black and white and co-written by Baumbach and lead actor Greta Gerwig, <em>Frances Ha </em>follows an amateur dancer as she tries to hold on too tightly to her best friend and her youth.</p>

Sam Levy, best known for his sensitive cinematography on Kelly Reichardt’s hit Wendy and Lucy, recently turned his eye to Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha. Shot in subdued black and white and co-written by Baumbach and lead actor Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha follows an amateur dancer as she tries to hold on too tightly to her best friend and her youth.

Greta Gerwig as Frances and Mickey Sumner as Sophie

Baumbach, whose resume includes Greenberg, The Squid and the Whale, and Margot at the Wedding, was introduced to Levy by the late Harris Savides, ASC.

Over 35 Cameras Were Used to Document Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump

This behind-the-scenes video shows that Red Bull Stratos used over 35 cameras to document Felix Baumgartner's historic jump from over 24 miles above earth. RED cameras and Canon 5Ds were among the equipment used to live-stream the event, record it for future review, and even provide a link between mission control and Felix's face.

Mixing Formats: ARRI Alexa, Canon 5D and C300 on a New Mexico DOT Spot

DP Shane Hurlbut blogs about using the ARRI Alexa, Canon 5D and Canon C300 on an anti-drunk driving PSA for New Mexico's Department of Transportation. He writes, "Our concept wanted the look and feel to take place at dusk, right after the disaster.

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