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KCRA Canon PowerShot WX Airchecks cropped 1-3-2013

Canon PowerShot Footage Airs On KCRA-TV News

January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

As I posted a few days ago, this past Monday, New Year’s Eve, I purchased the Canon PowerShot SX 260 HS compact pocket camera at Best Buy. When I came into work on Wednesday, I...

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I love the freedom and ease of keeping a little digital compact camera in my pocket for spur-of-the-moment snap shots. I’ve had a very small Nikon CoolPix for a year or so, but I discovered...

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Anouk Aimee looks through the viewfinder of an Eclair studio camera in a scene from Claude Lelouch's tour-de-force "A Man And A Woman" -- filmed with the Eclair Cameflex CM3.

A Man And A Woman And A Mistress

December 28, 2012 | 7 Comments

I’ve been posting a bit over the past few weeks about my new French mistress, who my wife Bonnie has welcomed into the family. A few of my friends have asked if my love of...

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Director-Cameraman Carroll Ballard with his beloved 35mm Eclair CM3 on location in South Aftrica filming "Duma."

Carroll Ballard – Director-Cameraman

May 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

My greatest heroes in filmmaking and constant sources of inspiration are director-cameramen – directors who also serve as their own cinematographers or as one of their own camera operators. Among this group are Stanley Kubrick,...

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Claude Lelouch framing up his 35mm Eclair CM3 filming "A Man And A Woman."

Claude Lelouch – Un Homme et une Eclair CM3

April 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the late 1960s, when I was an early teenager, ABC-TV ran A Man And A Woman on the Sunday Night Movie of the Week. Up to that time about the only foreign films I...

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