Musings by Snehal aka Fearless, a filmmaker with a hankering for technology and science.  

Erika's Call - scene filmed during Canon DSLR Boot Camp Level2

This scene was filmed by participants of the Canon DSLR Level 2 Boot Camp on May 29, 2010.

The boot camp is put on by The Association and instructed by Snehal Patel of

The video was shot on a mix of Canon 5Ds and 7Ds. One of the cameras used was a converted 5D with a PL mount and Zeiss lens provided by Hot Rod Cameras.

Audio was recorded in-camera using a mixer and Beachtek pre-amps. Marshall Monitors were mounted on a couple of Red Rock Micro shoulder-mount rigs for hand-held shots. In the opening sequence, we utilized a Micro-Dolly while the second scene was filmed with a Losmandy Port-a-jib. Manfrotto 6' suction cups were used for the car mounts.

The Canon 5D and 7D footage was transcoded in Final Cut Pro using the EOS1 Plugin from Canon into ProRes422 files. Grading done with Magic Bullet Looks. Post completed by Snehal.

A special thanks to our DSLR partners who contribute products and services for our Boot Camps: