Not too long ago we had the pleasure to work with some of our fellow vendors who are, not only a great source of inspiration, creativity and talent, but are so much fun to work with!
Take a look behind the scenes as our friend Lisa from Lavish & Light Photography (www.lavishandlight.com) teamed up with makeup artist Krista Lynn Samek, Laurel Munro Floral Design, and Made In Camera Cinematography for the very first time..
We hope to have the many more opportunities in the future where we get to work along side such friendly, like-minded creative minds!
See the complete Lavish & Light blog post here for all the juicy details:
See the vimeo post here: https://vimeo.com/44499724/
Music: vampire weekend
downtown toronto, ontario, canada
For all of the dog lovers!
Every year animal enthusiasts and dog lovers from all across North America meet and play out in the streets of downtown Toronto. We are big animal lovers ourselves, so this year we decided to spend a few hours one Sunday afternoon to meet and capture some of the many four-legged attendees on camera.
With 1 camera, a Cinevate simplis rig, and a backpack of lenses we hit the streets…
view our vimeo post here: http://vimeo.com/25936822/
[music by chairlift]
Melanie and Ryan approached us early last year through our photog friend FJ Sarmiento, before we had even established ourselves as Made In Camera. They had full trust in us even back then to deliver something for them that we will never forget.
Another rainy wedding it was indeed, but to differ, Melanie and her team of bridesmaids soldiered the cold and wet weather and made for some amazing images for their edit. Ryan, adding his own flare with his hilarious personality was definitely made to be in front of the camera.
Thank you both for one amazing night! It’s so apparent how much you are loved by all your family and friends.
@2:09 – Ryan brought to tears by Melanie’s walk down the aisle
@2:20 – the 2 fathers giving each other a high-five behind the bride and groom as they met at the altar
@3:27 – the GRAND entrance
– the violinist, more on this later….
see the vimeo post here: http://www.vimeo.com/20698718/
[music by: regina spektor]
Piecez’s passion for dance led him to a potentially career ending injury.
Despite what doctors said, Piecez still pushes the limits of what is possible as a Bboy.
Piecez is living proof that we have the power to shift what’s possible.
Find more of his story at piecez.ca and how he gives back to the community at unitycharity.com
Directed and edited by Raymond Mendoza.
Also on YouTube: youtube.com/watch?v=CZiVcITpfnY
This is a more technical post than what we usually do, but I think it’s also important to share information in addition to showcasing our clients.
As you have probably noticed, same day edits are a big part of our portfolio. We’re always trying to find ways to streamline our workflows and produce higher quality stories in shorter time.
One aspect that takes a lot of time is encoding i.e. taking our edit and exporting it to a format suitable for delivery on web, DVD, BluRay, etc.
Recently, we picked up a Turbo.264 HD which a device that plugs into your USB port and speed up encodes.
It definitely speeds things up, but at a major price of quality. As an example, we used a 5 minute wedding film. Our regular encoder, Compressor, took 46 minutes to spit out an HD file while it took Turbo.264 HD, 16 minutes.
I tried to get the bitrates to match, but to no avail. The results are pretty obvious. Turbo.264 HD darkens the image and reduces quite a bit of detail.
Our recommendation is not to use it only for intermediate exports not the final product.
This couple first met dancing salsa – so we thought it’d only be appropriate to open up with an extra special dance number that we shot in the hotel lobby – just minutes before the doors opened up to the reception! We loved their passion for salsa music and the energy of all the guests – especially evident during Tiffany and Giovanny’s salsa entrance.
Here’s the video we later presented to Tiffany and Giovanny at their wedding reception.
Please feel free to share and leave a comment!
[music by Oscar De Leon]
Here is the blog post: