Belmond – Shooting events the right way
15 May 2020 - Gear, Project
    Belmond approached us to shoot a series of events they had planned to promote Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. Let’s be clear; it’s a special place. Founded by Raymond Blanc as a home away from home and nestled in the Oxfordshire countryside, the principle is simple – great food along with exceptional service. An

Do you really need 4k? – All you need to know in 2021
02 February 2021 - Gear, Guide
There’s been a race on by camera manufacturers for the hearts and minds of content creators – The Resolution War. These days pretty much any consumer or professional camera can now shoot 4k (or UHD) and many are now exceeding this, some outputting 8k resolutions. However, during any race to get the best and brightest,

Vintage Glass & “Lens Character” – What’s all the fuss about?
14 January 2021 - Gear
Imagine this. We walk into a huge white room, and under silk covers are two cars. With a flourish we dramatically whip off the covers. The first is a Tesla, a top of the range model boasting the latest technology and 0-60 time that will move internal organs. The second, an original Jaguar e-type, the

The Art of the Recce
24 November 2020 - Guide
Recces are a staple of video production. Although if you’re new to the term you’d be forgiven for not understanding their ‘point’. So, rather than waste their potential, aimlessly wandering around with a client, sipping flat whites and pointing at the office spider plants, here’s a brief guide on them. Recces – What to look

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Ahiflower – Working with nature, not against it
01 October 2020 - Gear, Project
  Palladian had worked with Ahiflower before, with great success so when they contacted us again for a further shoot, we were only too happy to oblige. Ahiflower operate within the health and wellness sector, and have a very close relationship with a number of Independent British farmers who grow their crop; the ahiflower. Their brand is

What’s ‘LOG’? – A Guide
12 August 2020 - Guide
A request for unedited footage There’s a good chance that at some point you’ll be asking your video team to deliver the unedited footage from your shoot, rather than the final edit. Afterall, you might need to pass it onto another team, archive it or want to have a little play with it yourself. However,

GAM – Capturing The Product Honestly
31 July 2020 - Project
GAM commissioned a state of the art responsive light unit to sit in their main foyer of their new corporate HQ. Commercial interiors videography can be challenging at the best of times, but this project in particular was incredibly complex. The light itself consists of thousands of LEDs wired into a huge number of hexagonal