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MacRitchie – Canon XF305

A short film made from the test footages of Canon XF305 video camera, shot at MacRitchie Reservoir in Singapore. Settings – 1080p25 50Mbps – Cine V picture profile – Everything else default Footages are largely ungraded except to correct some exposures. Colour is what you get from camera. Impressions Lens The label on the lens speaks volume: “Canon HD Video […]

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Woodlands Waterfront – HDCAM

Sony HDW-750P HDCAM with Canon HJ17ex7.7B lens – ungraded 1080p25 footages of the new Admiralty Park at Woodlands, Singapore. Compressed at 10Mbps H.264 using Sorenson Squeeze. Codec didn’t handle some compression well, so the artifacts, if any, come from the H.264 compression. As this is in 1080p, watch with HD off unless you have a fast bandwidth.

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Chinese Garden – JVC GY-HM700 Test

This is a test on JVC GY-HM700 with Canon KT14x4.4KRSJ lens. It has been out for a year but I have only gotten my hands on one recently. First of all, I must admit I fell in love with this camera at first sight. I feel it is the sexiest and most beautiful video camera around, having the best of […]

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Sundown – A Canon 7D Film

This experimental short film was shot using the HDSLR camera, Canon EOS 7D. My brother bought one recently for photography and I have borrowed it to try it out and understand what the HDSLR craze is all about. Unfortunately, he only has the kit lens, EF-S 18-135mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS zoom lens and a EF 50mm 1:1.8 II prime lens. It […]

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Solar System 3D

Modeled, textured and animated in Maya. Starfield added in Apple Motion Simple work but added here as a free stock footage for all. Download at http://vimeo.com/11488567

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Loose Change – 16mm Short Film

This was a 16mm short film made in 2003 during a 16mm film production course. Due to inexperience, bad film loading resulted in shaky footages which was only discovered after telecine. The film has now been “remastered” with modern stabilization technique to remove the shakes. The short film casted MediaCorp Artiste Steven Woon and Antonio Teh, a friend of the […]

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Space Sonata

A visual poetry of the cosmic dance from planet Earth to the universe. What is it like beyond planet Earth? Is mankind alone in the infinite universe? Are we only now exploring the universe or could we have come to the planet Earth from elsewhere in the first place? First uploaded to YouTube on 1 April 2007 at youtube.com/watch?v=CltLkzvwiUY This […]

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Rolling On – An iPhone Film

This is an experimental short film to test the video capability of the iPhone 3Gs. iPhone only has a very basic implementation of video. The only option, apart from the Start/Stop recording button, is to touch the targeted area on screen to focus. After shooting, you can trim the scenes in the phone itself. There is very little colour grading […]

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