Issue No. 48  March 2013
In Focus
Studio & Location Services for Still & Motion
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Robert Trachtenberg shoots stars of NBC's Hannibal

Photographer Robert Trachtenberg produces some striking, and suitably chilling images of Mads Mikkelsen, who stars in NBC's awesome new show "Hannibal" as the accomplished psychologist and sociopathic serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

S1 Supplied: Lighting package, Grip, and of course our great Van Services

Robert Trachtenberg
Hannibal on NBC
Max Abadian shoots Charlotte Free for Flare Magazine

Celebrity and Fashion Photographer Max Abadian photographed Charlotte Free for the March Cover of Flare Magazine. Deemed the next Kate Moss by some, this 19 year old, pink haired rebel of a model seems ready to take on the world!
S1 of course supplied everything! Studio, Lighting, Grip and Capture Station

Max Abadian
Flare Magazine
Flare Magazine Behind the scenes video
richard bernadin
Richard Bernardin shoots for Fashion Magazine

Photographer Richard Bernardin graces 9 pages of this month's Fashion Magazine with some beautiful and engaging images. The fresh faced model featured in the story is Jenna Earle. In less than a year, she has struck poses in Toronto, Paris and Tokyo; and she's only 16! 

S1 supplied some sick gear, Studio, Lighting, and Grip

Richard Bernardin
Fashion Magazine
Owen Bruce shoots Liisa Winkler for GLOW Magazine

New York Photographer Owen Bruce photographed 32 year old Toronto Native, and world renowned Supermodel Liisa Winkler for GLOW magazine.
Owen Bruce's unique approach to fashion photography serves up some delicious imagery. Check out the behind the scenes video link below!
Client: Zinc Productions
S1 supplied, Equipment and Van Services for this cool shoot.

Owen Bruce
Glow Magazine
Glow Magazine Behind the scenes video
Richard Mclaren shoots BBC's new show Orphan Black

LA based Celebrity photographer Richard Mclaren shoots Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany the leading star of BBC's show Orphan Black. Some have said the Regina-born actress could be the Next Big Thing!
The eerie poster image as seen to the left is fitting to the sinister and thrilling vibe of the BBC show.
Client: Rocket Entertainment
S1 supplied, Cove Studio, Lighting and Grip

Richard Mclaren
Link to Orphan Black
k 5600
K5600 Joker Rental Promotion - First $100 on Us

The next time you rent Jokers from S1, K5600 will take care of the first $100 of your bill. A bargain for the filming photographer.

Digital cameras deliver incredible image quality at ever higher speeds.  This means photographers need far less power, but their photos need just as many light sources as ever.  Jokers -- 200, 400, 800 & 1600W HMIs -- provide flash-style light for stills, and all the light your clients want for motion capture -- light once, shoot twice. Check out the promo below:
Link to Jokers promotion
Link to Jokers on S1 Website
Link to S1 Website
studio deal
S1 Promotional Special:
Get up to $200 per Day discounted off your Studio Rental!

As S1 is your Still & Motion specialist, we have a promotion running for the next months to help with your budgets and trying out new Motion Equipment.

We are offering a Studio & Equipment Rental Package and Special Pricing for Stills & Motion shoots:
- Deal #1 (Motion):  $200 Discount per day towards rental of studio and motion equipment package.
- Deal #2 (Stills):     $100 Discount per day towards rental of studio and stills equipment package. 

TERMS: *You must rent all of your equipment at S1. Discount applies to all days that you are renting both studio and equipment. If we don't have it in stock, we will bring it in for you. You may bring in equipment you own, just not from another supplier. Can not be combined with any other offer. Does not apply to editorial shoots. 

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profoto master
Videos and interviews of Top Photographers:
Profoto's World of The Master Series

Every few months, Profoto has the pleasure of interviewing an accomplished and highly regarded photographer to bring you their passion and knowledge of light shaping. This collection of interviews makes up the Master Series.

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juergen teller
"It's Just a F*cking Photograph":
Juergen Teller on Keeping Things Uncomfortable

Considered one of the most important photographers of his generation, Juergen Teller is one of a few artists who has been able to operate successfully both in the art world and the world of commercial photography.

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Art Buyer reveals working with legendary photographer Nadav Kander

Nadav Kander discloses his secrets in pushing the envelope, and staying true to himself. In the interview he states, "I have never tried to get folks to hire me but to produce work that is liked." Amen!

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phase one iq2
Phase One NEW IQ2 Series Digital Backs

Phase one recently announced new IQ2 digital backs in 60MP & 80MP colour and 80MP B&W. At the heart of these digital backs sit some of the largest cutting-edge sensors in the market, more than 2.5 times larger than the sensors found in full-frame 35mm DSLR cameras.

With these sensors, the IQ2 digital backs are capable of reproducing the finest details in one shot, even in scenes with a wide dynamic range, from virtually pitch black to extreme highlights. They are also READ this... wireless! 


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IQ2 Digital Back In Action
fotodiox rhinocam
Fotodiox RhinoCam: 140MP Medium Format Back for Sony NEX Cameras

The Fotodiox RhinoCam is a new camera system that essentially converts Sony NEX cameras into a medium format-equivalent camera to deliver images up to 140MP using cameras like the Sony NEX-7. What the...

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airport extreme
S1 Capture Carts now have - AirPort Extreme N Routers

The Apple AirPort Extreme N Wi-Fi Router now comes with all of the Capture Carts. It creates a local network to increase speed when using the Capture Pilot Web Function on set. Now the whole team can view and rate the images on their own devices using just a web browser. No more huddling around the monitor!

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Sandisk Extreme Pro 32GB SD Cards

Bigger files mean more storage. If you need SD cards, these are the fastest cards on the market with write speeds up to 90 MB/s and read speeds up to 95 MB/s.

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Fold-In-Half Tables

These 6' Fold-In-Half tables are super convenient. They fold in half so they easily fit in a car, and have a built in handle for easy transport. Great if your limited for size in your ride.

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Adam Wilt's Cine Meter for iPhone

The articulate and brilliant Adam Wilt has a new tool for us. Go immediately to the App Store and search for Cine Meter.

Sent in by Peter Bradshaw of K5600

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Shot Designer - An Amazing New Shot-Planning Tool for iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac & PC

Shot Designer s a ground-breaking tool for Directors and DPs that creates Animated Camera Diagrams, with Shot List, Storyboards and Director's Viewfinder, and Sync and Team Sharing for Pro Users.

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Photoshop Touch Now on the iPhone

I guess this is important, if you are actually shooting your jobs on your iPhone!
Photoshop Touch is now available for the iPhone, as well as Android phones. Previously, Photoshop Touch was only available on tablet devices.

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snapp grip
Snappgrip for Smartphones Goes Into Production

More ridculous stuff, I say buy a cmaera!
Snappgrip is an iPhone case and grip that allows you to use your iPhone or Galaxy III more like a traditional point and shoot camera.

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RØDE iXY Stereo Microphone for iPhone & iPad

This looks pretty good actually... The RØDE iXY is the ultimate recording microphone for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
With up to 24-bit/96k* recording and on-board high-fidelity A/D conversion, your iXY recordings are rich, smooth and accurate.

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