Feb 022021
20 Frames from ROMA

Netflix published a YouTube video showcasing the wonderful cinematography by Alfonso Cuaron for his film ROMA. I grabbed some of the beautifully intricate frames below. Every still frame merits study, like a photograph. Click on any image to enter into a slideshow mode: +++ YouTube link: http://bit.ly/Roma-Cinematography-YouTube +++

Apr 062014
INTER ACTION with K5600 Lighting & Transvideo at Little Grand Studio in Paris

I gathered these 4 series of photos of the Paris Interaction event hosted by K5600 Lighting, Transvideo and Little Grand Studio. Marc Galerne‘s concept was to facilitate exchanges by filmmakers around lighting and monitoring gear. The concept worked ! The photos were taken by Jacques Delacoux, Jean-Noël Ferragut, Samuel Renollet and me. J’ai rassemblé ces [...]

Nov 302013

Photos I took of cinematographer Ed Lachman’s opening at the Galerie Cinema on rue Sainte Claude in Paris, recently founded by Anne-Dominique Toussaint. Her concept is to make an art gallery for filmmakers. Ed exhibited frames from his movies, including a frame from the last shot River Phoenix did before his death, and some collages. [...]

Oct 232013
2013 Imago Inspiration photo album

I went to Vienna for the 2013 Imago Inspiration event, which focused this year on the director/cinematographer “couple”. I took the photos below of some of the 130 attendees. We saw presentations by: Director Christine Jeffs & her husband cinematographer John Toon, moderated by Richard Andry Director Peter Weir & cinematographer Russell Boyd, moderated by [...]

Sep 242013
Photos of Sony PXW-Z100

Here are some photos I took of Sony’s new $6500 4K camera, the PXW-Z100 Sony PXW-Z100 4K camcorder features: – 20x zoom lens – 1/2.3 inch sensor – 422 10-bit 4K (4096×2160) or UHD – 50 or 60P – up to 600 Mbps (at 60P) – XAVC format (like the F55) – XQD cards – [...]

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Sep 232013

My IBC photo album was posted on the American Cinematographer’s facebook page in a small format. Here are some of the images in a bigger format for those who might want to download a photo +++ +++ photos copyright 2013 Benjamin B Feel free to distribute these images on the web, as long as you [...]

Sep 132013
Photos of the Arri AMIRA

At IBC Arri introduced a new variation on the Alexa, a 2K documentary camera using the same sensor as the Alexa. The Amira features include: – PL mount – designed for shoulder shooting – ProRes recording on CFast 2.0 cards – up to 444 HD or 2K quality – recording in Rec709 Log-C or preloaded [...]

Sep 012013
Photos of Sony F55 cameras

The Sony F55 looks to be a game-changer, I took these photos of the camera at the SATIS expo in Paris. — Sony’s new F5 and F55 share the same body with slightly different functions and have very competitive pricing. The Sony F55 and F5 both have: – Super 35 4K CMOS sensor – PL [...]