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The Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L has been a very topical issue for blimp makers and users alike. The second version (and current) 24-70mm f/2.8L was released in 2012 and is a massive step up in optical performance for this workhorse of a lens. Because of the fact that this new version is physically longer when…

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Ernie Malik (via IMDB) is a highly regarded film publicist. He has worked on major motion picture projects including the Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, Terry Gilliam’s Twelve Monkeys and more recently the Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader and The Green Lantern. I had the pleasure of being introduced to Ernie while…

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  • laura radfordMarch 12, 2014 - 9:28 pm

    your blog is just so rich in information, i’ve spent the last week addicted to it! Thank you for sharing :)

I consider behind the scenes stills of the crew (including the actors) to be integral to my role as on set photographer. These images will always be useful as part of the press kit for a savvy publicist who’s working angles of marketing around the crew working on the project. These are also great keepsakes…

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As a production stills photographer you end up shooting a lot of images in a given shoot day. Some photographers will regularly shoot over 800 images a day. These days, I generally shoot between 300 and 400 images but this will increase or decrease depending on the amount of action being shot. Its a compulsive…

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  • Danno NellOctober 27, 2016 - 10:42 pm

    How has your process changed since this was written.

  • PSbyAYNovember 7, 2016 - 9:57 am

    Hi Danno, Good question. I’ve just updated the article with my current practices as at November 2016. Thanks for your interest!