I have built up a large amount of kit over the years to help cover most eventualities and have access to a large source of kit and crew available for any production. Please have a look and contact me to discuss your production needs.
Sony PMW-F55 camera
Super 35mm 4K CMOS sensor compact CineAlta camera records HD/2K/4K on SxS memory plus 16-bit RAW 2K/4K output. Sony's PMW-F55 CineAlta camera shoots spectacular images with its 8.9 megapixels (effective) Sony 4K image sensor, incorporating a revolutionary electronic global shutter to eliminate rolling shutter distortions. You get superb dynamic range, the widest colour gamut, and pristine image quality, whether you shoot in HD, 2K or 4K.
Sony PXW-FS7 MK2 camera
The new FS7 II camcorder is designed for long-form shooting and production applications, especially for documentaries and independent filmmaking. Amongst the many enhancements, the FS7 II can also record in BT2020 colour space, hence making it ideal for today’s 4K broadcast productions.
SONY AXS-R5 16-BIT RAW Recorder
Designed to attach seamlessly to PMW-F55 and PMW-F5 cameras
The bolt-on AXS-R5 recorder works with the PMW-F55 and PMW-F5 cameras to record the highest quality 16-bit RAW 2K/4K images. The recorder works with sleek, optional AXSM™ memory cards, which are compatible with an affordable optional USB 3.0 reader, the AXS-CR1.Once on a PC, the RAW files can be screened using Sony’s free RAW Viewer software. AXSM memory provides a super fast, affordable format for sensational quality recordings.
Sony A7S Mk2
The A7SII Mirrorless Digital Camera offers an impressive blend of sensitivity, dynamic range, resolution, and speed to benefit a versatile multimedia workflow. Revolving around a full-frame 12.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor, the a7SII is capable of internal UHD 4K recording at 25 & 30 fps with full pixel readout as well as 1080p recording at up to 120 fps, all in the XAVC S format. The BIONZ X image processor also pairs with the sensor to enable expanded sensitivity to ISO 409600. Further enabling working in difficult lighting conditions, 5-axis SteadyShot INSIDE image stabilization compensates for vertical, horizontal, pitch, yaw, and roll camera movements for sharper, smoother handheld recording.
Canon 17-120mm PL Servo Zoom Lens
The CINE-ZOOM 17-120mm T2.95 lens provides cinematographers and broadcast operations with a compact, lightweight design (only 2.9 kg) using Canon optical elements, while offering outstanding performance and reliability in professional shooting environments.
The lens is fully 4K-ready, with a high optical resolution and support for Super35mm large- format cameras. An 11- blade aperture diaphragm helps ensure an artistic and beautiful representation of out-of-focus areas (or “Bokeh”).
Zeiss CP.2 Super Speed Set
Set of 6 Zeiss CP.2 cine lenses in PL mount. The 35mm, 50mm & 85mm lenses have super fast maximum aperture of T1.5.
The set includes: 15mm T2.9, 25mm T2.1, 35mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5, 85mm T1.5 & 100mm T2.1 CF
Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM is a premium quality ultra-wide angle zoom lens, with a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture, for the highest image quality possible even in low light conditions.
Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens
The EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM’s constant f/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range makes the lens a great low light performer that’s able to make the most of any available ambient light. The fixed aperture also gives you optimum control over depth-of-field. The new 9-bladed diaphragm produces a circular aperture, which helps to achieve beautifully blurred backgrounds with attractive bokeh. This means your subject can stand out against the background, with no distractions.
Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L II USM Lens
The EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM is a workhorse telephoto zoom lens designed for professional use. It has a rugged durable design, a four-stop Image Stabilizer and specialised lens elements.
The Digidolly Kit with 3M of Track is a Lightweight portable track camera by dolly systems.
With its seamless joins, the digidolly allows the operator to enjoy smooth movement along the aluminum track and achieve stable integration with a camera tripod, delivering professional results. The designer of digidolly is a cameraman with over 17 years experience, filming travel shows, documentaries, lifestyle programs, public affairs and corporate videos. He needed a dolly that was lightweight and quick to set up.
Sk8plate dolly and tracking system for smooth shots on a tighter budget.
Comes with 1.7m, but can be used on any length of scaff.
The Aputure LS C300d
The Aputure LS C300d is the biggest and brightest light Aputure have ever made. Winner of several awards (including Best Lighting Product at NAB 2017), the LS C300d is a game changing COB light, boasting extremely powerful output, an advanced cooling system, portable build, and a TLCI rating of over 96. Colour Temperature 5500K.
Complete with: Light Dome, Light Dome Mini, Fresnel Mount & Space Light.
Aladdin Bi-flex 1'x1' & 2'x1' light
The Bi-Flex panel light, weighs only 1 pound! This kit includes a professional-grade dimmer with a battery plate built in and DMX controls. It also includes a 1-stop Diffuser, an X-Bend Holder for mounting to stands or booms, a Ball Head Stand Mount, and a 16′ extension cable.
The colour output is adjustable from tungsten to daylight and every point in between, and is completely dimmable from 100% to 10%.
CRI: 98ra (daylight) / 97ra (tungsten)
Litepanels astra 6x Bi-led light
The Astra 6X panel builds on the popularity of the Astra 1x1 Family, the next generation of LED panels from the lighting professionals who revolutionized the lighting industry. The Astra series is designed with select premium quality, high CRI, surface mount LEDs and paired with custom optics that provides the Astra 6X series with high colour quality that's perfect for lighting talent. The Astra 6X has an impressive output that rates among the highest of LED panels. It is now 50% brighter than the first generation Astra and 6 times brighter than the original 1x1. This higher intensity results in a longer throw and illuminates a wider area.
CRI: 95 Daylight 98 Tungsten
SL1 Switch Light
The SL1 Switch by LUMIÈRE is a Bi-Colour LED light designed by a gaffer and a cinematographer, exclusively for the Motion Picture Industry.
Comes with frosted diffuser, The Dome diffusion, Barndoors, V-Lock Battery Dimmer, Handle for mobility filming and the DOP Snapgrid.
The SL1 Switch has the full colour palet from 3000°k to 5600°k
Measurements: 1130 x 200 x 2 mm
CRI: 94 (daylight) / 91 (tungsten)
The single, best selling, precision light source in the broadcast & film world. It incorporates double aspheric lens technology to produce an exceptionally even clean beam throughout its long focus range.
Breakthrough optical technology with computed two-relation aspherical lenses and a zoom focus mechanism allows for smooth and even light distribution in all focus positions. It uses a 150 watt lamp from a 24 volt power source, or a 100 watt lamp from a 12 volt power source.
GoPro 4 Hero Black Kits
Capturing 4K Ultra HD video, HERO4 Black delivers higher performance than any other GoPro.
With access to anything up to 30+ GoPros, these cameras are ideal for on board car rigs, body rigs, hidden camera and pretty much anything your imagination can think of...
Sound Devices Pix240 external Recorder
Sound Devices PIX 240 portable video recorders add Quicktime recording using Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD to any HDMI or HD-SDI equipped high-definition video camera. The portable PIX 240 record Quicktime files to removable 2.5-inch solid-state hard drives or CompactFlash cards.
The PIX 240 offers both HD-SDI and HDMI input and simultaneous HD-SDI and HDMI outputs.