Entries in Pro8mm (2)

Wednesday
Sep152010

Super 8 Surf Film: Nicaragua Reconsidered

Surf film-wise, Spat Out in Glory put the cart before the horse in 10,000 ways.

A catalog of these failures: Drafting the Camera Monkey as cinematographer without prior consultation with said monkey. Going to Nicaragua packing a Super 8 camera without having become acquainted with (practically) any of its functionalities. Going to Nicaragua without appropriate film stocks. Etc., etc., etc.

It's fair to ask whether this project can be redeemed. But first, an update ...

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Monday
May032010

Super 8 Surf Cinematography: Reel 2 at Rincon

Next verse/Same as the first/A little bit bluer/And a little bit worse ...

Below find Reel 2 of the Rincon Super 8 surf test shots. This one runs the Beaulieu 4008ZM4 through the paces with a 102mm Canon TV lens. No 85 filter, which of course is necessary to make Ektachrome 64T work in outdoor lighting. ...

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