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The Art of

Cinematic Imagery

DC Brandon

Edmonton Cinematographer

Painting with Light

10 years of production experience behind the camera has taught me one thing: beautiful cinematography starts with understanding light.

 

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Allowing the shadows to talk

I adore shadows in the frame and understand that taking away light is just as important as adding it in.

 

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Harnessing the power of colour

I understand colour and the psychological effects of using different tones to help convey meaning

 

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A richly coloured, natural feel is what I love most.

I love shaping natural light for a beautiful, timeless feel.

 

Gear list

Camera

Sony A1 8K Full Frame Camera (8K 10-bit internal, 4K 10-bit internal, downscaled 16-bit 4.3K raw externally, slog 2, 3, s-cinetone)
Sony A7S (slog 2, 4K externally to recorder)

Atomos Ninja V (4.3K Prores raw, 4KProres HQ, 4K DNxHR)

Drone

DJI Mavic 2 Pro 4K drone (I have advanced RPAS license for Canada)

Lenses

Sigma Art EF to E-mount conversion 18-35mm 1.8
Sigma Art FE 24mm 1.4

Zeiss 55mm FE 1.8
Sony G-master FE 70-200 2.8
A wide variety of vintage lenses from Minolta, Pentax, Zeiss, Helios etc adapted to e-mount.

Lights

Luxli Timpani RGBW panels x 2

Godox VL300 

Aputure 120D

Aputure Lightstorm panels  x 3

Kinoflo Diva

Arri T1 and 650w Fresnel
Digital Quasar 4ft 3200k tubes x 3

Grip and Support

Wide variety of neg, diff, C stands etc

e-Image tripod legs with 75mm bowl, Sachtler head

8 foot dolly track and tripod dolly cart

Ronin-S Gimbal

Hire DC Brandon as your cinematographer 

I would love to serve as cinematographer for your narrative project or commercial. If you are interested in my work and want to learn more about working together, please contact me using the form below.

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