Movember 2017 annual fundraiser for men’s health! Massive prize draw giveaway!

It’s that time of year again where men grow moustaches (or try to) to (as well as women of course!) fundraise all in aid of for men’s health. Every November for the past 10 years I have grown a moustache in aid of the global men’s health charity fundraiser Movember. The aim of Movember is […] The post Movember 2017 annual fundraiser for men’s health! Massive prize draw giveaway! appeared first on Philip Bloom- Blog.

Sony announce A7R III with HDR video and 2 new lenses

EDIT:Blog post with hands on downloadable examples for stills and video here http://philipbloom.net/blog/handsona7riii/ Sony have just announced the upcoming release of their A7R III camera as well as two new lenses. As of writing this I haven’t had a chance to see or use them, although this afternoon I will be getting a chance to try them […] The post Sony announce A7R III with HDR video and 2 new lenses appeared first on Philip Bloom- Blog.

New mini-doc “The Pole Dancer” made as part of my new Cinematic Masterclass training series

For the past few months I have been working on a really comprehensive training series designed to help you shoot more cinematically. It is an 8 part series of over 8 hours which covers a huge amount of topics. You can read about below and do check out the promo too! Episode 7 is all about […] The post New mini-doc “The Pole Dancer” made as part of my new Cinematic Masterclass training series appeared first on Philip Bloom- Blog.

Small Planet: Richmond from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.A little bit…



Small Planet: Richmond from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.

A little bit of fun miniaturisation using title shift lenses. Photographed with the Canon 5DSR and 24mm L and 90mm Canon Tilt Shift lenses. Video created at 15p. Sound all done in post. Made for Episode 5: Time-lapse part of my 8 part Cinematic Masterclass series that you can order at gopb.co/mzed (available to download on the 28th September!) In the time-lapse episode I go in depth and show you how to shoot all the different types of time-lapses.

Filmed in Richmond-Upon-Thames

Panasonic unveil the impressive S35 EVA-1 and Sony announce they are developing a full frame digital cinema camera

They may be late to the party…very late to the party but Panasonic have finally announced a sub $10k S35 video camera, the AU EVA-1. Whilst they were first manufacturer post the Canon 5D MK II to bring out a large sensor video camera, the micro four thirds AF100, they never followed up on that […] The post Panasonic unveil the impressive S35 EVA-1 and Sony announce they are developing a full frame digital cinema camera appeared first on Philip Bloom- Blog.

Filming with the new FUJINON MK 50-135mm E mount Cine Lens with the Sony FS5 & Atomos Inferno

ETHICS STATEMENT: Earlier this year I was hired by Fuji to make a video using their new E mount cinema lens the MK 18-55mm T2.9  I was hired again to shoot footage for the second lens in the set, the 50-135mm, which you can see and read about on this blog post. All photos taken by Sarah […] The post Filming with the new FUJINON MK 50-135mm E mount Cine Lens with the Sony FS5 & Atomos Inferno appeared first on Philip Bloom- Blog.

Filming with the new FUJINON MK 50-135mm E mount Cine Lens with the Sony FS5 & Atomos Inferno

ETHICS STATEMENT: Earlier this year I was hired by Fuji to make a video using their new E mount cinema lens the MK 18-55mm T2.9  I was hired again to shoot footage for the second lens in the set the 50-135mm which you can see and read about on this blog post. All photos taken by Sarah […] The post Filming with the new FUJINON MK 50-135mm E mount Cine Lens with the Sony FS5 & Atomos Inferno appeared first on Philip Bloom- Blog.

Have Canon made raw video a production possibility with their C200?

Canon today have announced a cinema camera that is actually very surprising in its specs. The C200 has been much expected as their lower end Cinema camera, the C100 MKII, is HD only and a low quality HD recording too, but what wasn’t expected is this camera records internal raw as it’s main recording format […] The post Have Canon made raw video a production possibility with their C200? appeared first on Philip Bloom- Blog.

8 year anniversary of my key Canon 5DMK II video “Sofia’s People”

8 years ago today I edited and uploaded a little video I shot with the Canon 5DMK II and one single Zeiss 50mm F1.4 lens. It had quite a strong impact at the time even though it was just a simple little bit of filming and editing. What it showed me and others of the potential with video this accidentally revolutionary […] The post 8 year anniversary of my key Canon 5DMK II video “Sofia’s People” appeared first on Philip Bloom- Blog.

8 year anniversary of my key Canon 5DMK II video “Sofia’s People”

8 years ago today I edited and uploaded a little video I shot with the Canon 5DMK II and one single Zeiss 50mm F1.4 lens. It had quite a strong impact at the time even though it was just a simple little bit of filming and editing. What it showed me and others of the potential with video this accidentally revolutionary […] The post 8 year anniversary of my key Canon 5DMK II video “Sofia’s People” appeared first on Philip Bloom- Blog.

Isabella Plantation from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.The lovely Sarah…



Isabella Plantation from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.

The lovely Sarah Seal in this beautiful place within London’s Richmond Park. Captured with the Sony A7RII and SLR MAGIC Cine Primes. 25mm F1.4, 35mm F1.2, 50mm F1.1, 75mm F1.4. All handheld and the SLR Magic 52mm Variable ND filter was used. Graded with FilmConvert 10% off with code bloom at gopb.co/ Shot in SLog 2 S Gamut shot in 4K 30p and conformed to 24p for a subtle slow motion. Music is by the Aliza Carter Band “Soon” from musicbed.com

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Isabella Plantation from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.The lovely Sarah…



Isabella Plantation from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.

The lovely Sarah Seal in this beautiful place within London’s Richmond Park. Captured with the Sony A7RII and SLR MAGIC Cine Primes. 25mm F1.4, 35mm F1.2, 50mm F1.1, 75mm F1.4. All handheld and the SLR Magic 52mm Variable ND filter was used. Graded with FilmConvert 10% off with code bloom at gopb.co/filmconvert Music is by the Aliza Carter Band “Soon” from musicbed.com

Sarah is walking around filming with the Sony A7SII “lens whacking” in case you were wondering!

NAB SHOW 2017 Talks

Just a quick one…I am at the airport about to catch a plane for Las Vegas. It is that time of year again. My 10th NAB in a row! This year I am only doing a handful of talks and they are all for Fuji talking on their stand about my experiences using their terrific […] The post NAB SHOW 2017 Talks appeared first on Philip Bloom- Blog.