LUMIX DMC-GH4 SPECIAL GALLERY
Enhance Your Videography with Drone Aerials
Instructor : Bryan Harvey (Filmmaker)
The Panasonic LUMIX GH4 Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera features incredible versatility and reliable build quality. In addition to its compact lightweight body, the LUMIX GH4 offers such high performance for image quality that it satisfies even professional users. If you are thinking about starting aerial videography/photography, the LUMIX GH4 is the best choice to broaden your creative options - let’s learn more.
THE REASON TO FLY
Bryan Harvey (director/cinematographer) and Tim Gould (RC drone expert) work as a professional aerial photography team with their production collective CLOUDBREAK. They travel worldwide for commercial, feature film, and documentary projects.
Bryan says “To me, the Panasonic GH4 was made to fly! Incredible 4K resolutions in a lightweight easy to lift camera. It’s perfect for drone cinematography.” It is true that the drone is an ideal, indispensable tool for aerial cinematography but it definitely requires learning some new skills and concepts.
Here, he gives practical instructions (from very basic to advanced techniques) to get the best results when flying the GH4 on a drone.
What Bryan used are :
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4
LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm / F2.8 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-HS12035)
Custom built Gryphon Dynamics X8 octocopter
-with DJI A2 flight controller
-with Freefly Movi M10 gimbal
Futaba radio controllers 14SG and 8FG.
ImmersionRC Wireless video downlink standard def 5.8ghz
Google Nexus 7 tablet for gimbal software adjustments
Bryan Harvey is an award-winning director and cinematographer. His work has taken him all over the world, documenting diverse subject matter. He’s highly sought after for his keen photographic eye, his ability to elevate the story through stunning cinematography, and the creative spark he brings to each project.
Recent work includes specialty cinematography on a Sony Pictures/Katheryn Bigelow feature film. In 2013 Bryan was a cinematographer on “Belief”, an epic seven hour documentary series produced by Oprah Winfrey and Part2 Pictures, that looks at the personal nature of belief, religion and spirituality around the world.
The son of a world-renowned Magnum photographer, Harvey grew up immersed in the world of fine art photography, inspired by the works of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, and other masters. His career began at National Geographic where he wrote, directed, photographed, and edited over 20 films for the landmark television series, National Geographic Explorer. Today Harvey has focused his work on creating ground-breaking imagery using the latest cutting edge photographic tools.
For more information about Bryan, please visit CLOUDBREAK