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Philip Bloom
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Filmmaker, Cinematographer, Director and part time blogger
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I am a Cinematographer and Director working in the TV and Film industry. I also blog a lot!

You can read more about me at www.philipbloom.net
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  • Maidstone Grammar School For Boys
    1984 - 1989
  • Cornwallis
    1982 - 1984
  • Loose Primary School
    1976 - 1982
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ETHICS STATEMENT: I have no financial relationship with Sony regarding these cameras. I have worked for them on the odd project here and there over the years but nothing ongoing and nothing regarding these camera. I will never to do a camera review paid for by a camera manufacturer. The cameras were supplied to me…
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Loved your detailed review. I guess you've typed rx100ii in place of rx10 ii while listing out their 35 mm equivalent focal lenghths. 
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Very powerful work. Terrific camera, editing, sound design, direction. Wonderful VO, great performance. A worthy winner!
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Double WOW!!! A love poem that turns into a tragedy! Brilliantly done! However, allow me pose a question: If this were the end of Act III... What happened in Act I & II? Answering that question... Might make a dazzling movie!.
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    I don't do that many posts about camera releases, very few in fact. There are terrific sites that cover news really well (and of course some not so well!) My reviews are few and far between...but I do post about camera releases/ announcements if there is something special about it. Most of my…
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I am going to wait until they come up with the A7S II, or at least give it time to see if indeed there is going to be one. Being a video guy that would be the one for me.
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Great video, I love my dad too,  so I know where this come from
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Excellent review... Sounds like this camera has a lot of bang for the buck...
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There's another video embedded after the one posted. A Very Detailed Review of the Sony A7s... Amazing! Check out PB outstanding Brighton Beach ISO 40 - 80000 shots!!! 
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ETHICS STATEMENT: I have no financial relationship with Sony regarding these cameras. I have worked for them on the odd project here and there over the years but nothing ongoing and nothing regarding these camera. I will never to do a camera review paid for by a camera manufacturer. The cameras were supplied to me…
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This is a follow up post to my last one about the new Sony cameras that were recently announced. The RX100 IV, RX10 II and A7R II. Since that post came out I have had a number of emails and comments both here and on my Facebook/ instagram/ twitter talking about using these camera with external…
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Wow! Amazing…
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Such a beautiful thing to have made. Clearly he was special to so many and will be enormously missed.
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Fantastic to see this on the big screen!
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One of the greatest!
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This post is in 3 chunks; overview, XLR shotgun comparison and a look at the new improved Video Mic Pro. Ethics statement: RØDE Microphones are good friends of mine and I have done a number of workshops for them. I am also one of their sponsored shooters so I get products from them from time to…
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Beautifully Done! Where can I sign up for this job! Stay in an amazing hotel & shoot the view from your room with a variety of long lenses! & include a lovely time-laps transition to evening as a grace note... Kudos!
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Evolving blog post: 1 week long road test of the Sony RX10 II and RX100 IV
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ETHICS STATEMENT: I have no financial relationship with Sony regarding these cameras. I have worked for them on the odd project here and the

MAMMOTH AUDIO POST! Shotgun mic comparison including the new Rode NTG4 a...
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This post is in 3 chunks; overview, XLR shotgun comparison and a look at the new improved Video Mic Pro. Ethics statement: RØDE Microphones

Video review & living with the Sony PXW-FS7
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ETHICS STATEMENT: I do not do camera reviews for manufacturers. Ever. I have at times been hired by companies like DJI to do presenting on t

3 day documentary filmmaking workshop in NY with B&H and Canon! Free...
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Two, no three big things here about stuff coming up. The first, in chronological order are the two free talks I am giving for BVE next week.

The Wonder List: Behind The Shot Episode 1
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The Wonder List is a new original documentary series for CNN that airs from March the 1st at 10pm EST in the US. It's also available on CNN

Observation Wheel & Noodle: A7s and Shogun in 4K
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Details for each video in the vimeo link underneath each video. Streaming 4K version on You Tube below Vimeo embeds. Both shot with the Sony

Shadows & Light: A unique 2-day filmmaking event in the UK in March....
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I am really excited to announce that booking is open for the first ever "Shadows & Light". A filmmakers "conference" for lack of a better wo

“THE WONDER LIST” POST 1: Choosing the right cameras for the show
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ETHICS STATEMENT: There are lots of banners and web links to products in these posts. More than usual because I am talking about these speci

“The Wonder List” series trailer
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CNN's "The Wonder List" Trailer from Philip Bloom on Vimeo. Find out more about this series here: gopb.co/thewonderlist

Shadows and Detail: A love letter to the Pentax 645z
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ETHICS STATEMENT: I have not been paid by Ricoh/ Pentax for this post. The camera has been supplied to me on a long-term loan by B&H Photo a

“The Wonder List” All about the epic new documentary series I have been ...
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For the past four months I have been travelling the world filming an ambitious documentary series for CNN. We still have two months and 3 ep

Big Movember Prize added! DJI Inspire One AND Ronin together! Plus my in...
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My Movember fundraiser is doing incredibly well thanks to you guys and the huge generosity of the companies who have donated prizes! As of t

NOW WITH VIDEO REVIEW! The no longer evolving GH4 review!
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Do make sure you read the rest of the post not just the video review that I have finally put up! Was it worth the wait? Only you can decide.

Canon EF to BMPCC Active Metabones Speed Booster!!
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Written by James Miller Joining the two passive (Nikon G and Leica R) Speed Booster adapters for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is the

Part 3 of 3: Continuing to live in the Phantom Zone and my new film made...
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PLEASE READ MY ETHICS STATEMENT HERE So here we are...a delayed part 3 of my Phantom blog post series. Although this is listed as 3 of 3 I d

A look at the surprisingly very good & rather cheap Sony A6000
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Whilst browsing Andrew Reid's EOSHD site for content to plunder I came across his look at the A6000. He said the image was really good. I do

The evolving review of the Panasonic GH4
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This is an evolving review where I will be adding bits to it as I go along. It's a bit messier this way as I have to edit stuff as what I di

Shooting Abroad: Confessions from a Monolingual Filmmaker
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A terrific guest post from my former assistant and incredibly talented filmmaker! Check out the film "Confluence" we made together shot on t

Part 2 of 3: Case studies in aerial multi-rotor filming plus the safety ...
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PLEASE READ MY ETHICS STATEMENT HERE The Return Of Micro Machines from Philip Bloom on Vimeo. Redrock & The Rookie from Philip Bloom on Vime

Confluence: documentary I shot on 5DmkII and 7D now available on Vimeo t...
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EDIT 23rd April 2014 Great to see this available for free and therefore a wider audience. It's been a while since I saw this. It just remind