Closing thoughts on the Canon C300 – Late night chatter with Rodney Charters, Drew Gardner and Lan Bui part 3

by Lan Bui January 16, 2012
Closing thoughts on the Canon C300

Here we go, the last part of our chat… our closing thoughts on the C300 from New Year’s eve. Stay around for the Billingsgate video and a whole lot more about the Canon C300…

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Using the C300 to create believable pictures – Late Night Chatter with Rodney Charters, Drew Gardner and Lan Bui – part 2

by Vu Bui January 10, 2012
Canon C300 shooting realistic pictures

In the second part of the “late night camera geek chat” the guys (Drew Gardner, Rodney Charters and Lan Bui) get a little more drunk and talk a little more about the C300 and what it’ll be good for. If you saw an earlier video Lan posted, they used an iPad and iPhone to light [...]

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Killing TV lighting, 4k and 10-bit – Canon C300 late night chat with Rodney Charters, Drew Gardner and Lan Bui part 1

by Lan Bui January 5, 2012
Killing TV lighting, 4k and 10-bit - Canon C300

This is a late light chat Drew and I had with Rodney Charters on New Year’s eve sparked by the Canon C300. After we shot the ultimate low light test on the Canon C300 we had some whisky and talked about a wide range of things related to filmmaking. Here is a compressed list of [...]

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Canon C300 – the ultimate low light test with Rodney Charters, Drew Gardner and Lan Bui

by Lan Bui January 3, 2012
canon c300 ultimate low light test

This video is what i will consider the ultimate low light test for the Canon C300. Rodney Charters, Drew Gardner and Lan Bui (me) spent New Year’s

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Canon C300 test video – Michaelmas Goose Dinner

by Lan Bui December 29, 2011
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Here we go!!! Another test video shot on the Canon C300… remember the dinner Drew was cooking the other day? You know when Drew and I were talking about the benefits of the C300 over DSLRs… Well after a few drinks and trying to stay out of Drew’s way that was what I shot.

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Canon C300 video – Grand Union Canal, Hertfordshire, UK

by Lan Bui December 28, 2011
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Yesterday I finally got to get out and shoot real video with the Canon C300!!! Drew was headed out to the market so I tagged along just to get dropped off at the canal and shoot a few test shots while he was shopping. I shot for one hour during sunset… well during sunset time…

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Canon C300 Day 2 – Discussing shooting with the C300, Canon DSLR vs C300?

by Lan Bui December 27, 2011
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Today I finally got the camera outside the house and shot some test shots with it. Here is Drew and I talking about the camera a little bit more and we talk about the Canon C300 vs DSLRs… is the Canon C300 just a glorified souped up DSLR? Is it worth all the fuss? Footage [...]

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Canon C300 Day 1 – Brief Physical Review

by Lan Bui December 24, 2011
Canon C300 brief review - hoodman CF cards

Drew Gardner and I have just received a Canon C300. This video is us discussing our first reactions to the camera. We review the size and weight of the Canon C300, the build quality, the buttons, the Canon C300 ‘foot’, battery compartment, audio inputs, LCD, handle, and review other Canon C300 parts too. It is [...]

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L’Oreal UNESCO For Women in Science

by Lan Bui December 18, 2011
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L’Oreal and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) give money to outstanding women in science each year… it is amazing to see women in science getting support for their research.

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Give Siri a sexy voice on your iPhone 4S

by Lan Bui October 24, 2011
Siri calls me bitch

I’ve been using my iPhone 4S for a few days now and love using Siri for various things… but the one thing I really wanted to do was change her voice. Not sure why I want this.. it really doesn’t matter… I just wanted to! So after I was just playing around in the settings [...]

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Zacuto Z-Finder EVF (electronic viewfinder) firmware version 0.09.04

by Lan Bui May 12, 2011
Zacuto Z-Finder EVF

I just got the Zacuto Z-Finder EVF (electronic view finder) firmware version 0.09.04 and thought it would be nice to make a quick video showing you how easy it is to update the firmware on the Zacuto EVF. We have used the Zacuto DSLR electronic viewfinder for a few weeks now and can say it [...]

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Manfrotto MH055M8-Q5 055 MAG Photo-Movie Head Features Review

by Vu Bui May 5, 2011
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Manfrotto Photo-Movie Head by Drew Gardner from Manfrotto on Vimeo. Last year we headed to London to shoot behind the scenes of the epic fashion zebra photo shoot for Drew Gardner. While we were there we all decided to make the best of our time and Drew hired us to shoot his tutorial set and [...]

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Memory Bank : Brigitte Dale Photos

by Erica Hampton April 12, 2011
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This weeks Memory Bank is one of the many Bui Brothers shoots with Brigette Dale. How can you not love her! She’s beautiful, funny, smart and super fun! Check out her blogto see what she’s been up to and keep up with her latest projects. I also follow her on twitter, @brigittedale, because her tweets [...]

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How to shoot a short documentary and only charge your camera battery twice.

by Lan Bui April 5, 2011
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You basically have two options… one: shoot a very very very short film… two: use a magical battery… What did we do? This post is a little bit about how Vu and I shot a short documentary, tons of b-roll and eighteen 20 minute interviews over the course of one entire week. All on a [...]

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Memory Bank : Lindsay Campbell Photos

by Erica Hampton April 5, 2011
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I think everyone can appreciate how easy it can be to get so busy that really great work gets made but never shared with the world. Lan and Vu have quite a few sessions that were never blogged about because they were to busy making amazing photographs and videos! I think sharing these images as [...]

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Kaile Goh Gold (acoustic) ft. Paul Dateh and Ken Belcher

by Lan Bui March 31, 2011
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vocals: kaile goh – kailegoh.com guitar: ken belcher – kenbelcher.com violin/vocals: paul dateh – pauldateh.com

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DSLR video cheatsheet – Cinematic Production Workflow with DSLRs – SXSW talk

by Lan Bui March 22, 2011
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photo by Lyn Graft At SXSW Film this year we were asked to give a talk on cinematic production with DSLRs. We spent an hour talking about the gear and how we shot and edited a short 5 minute documentary over the course of 3 days. Literally… we shot for two days and edited for [...]

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Upcomming SXSW panel : Cinematic Production with DSLRs

by Erica Hampton March 14, 2011
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UPDATE!!! You can download the talk here: The Bui Brothers DSLR cheatsheet and Cinematic Production workflow Lan and Vu’s SXSW panel is tomorrow, Tuesday March 15, at SXSW. This workshop will go over a complete workflow for DSLR shooters. If you’re here come by and check it out and leave with the knowledge and tools [...]

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Felicia Day SXSW 2011 Keynote Photos

by Lan Bui March 14, 2011
Felicia Day SXSW 2011 Keynote Photos

Felicia Day was interviewed by Liz Shannon Miller for a SXSW 2011 keynote. Here are some photos from Felicia Day’s keynote. Feel free to use these photos under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license. This means all you need to do to use these photos is credit thebuibrothers.com and also share your media under [...]

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