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Patrick Blackard Director of Photography

Director of Photography

Austin, Texas - 78717 - United States

Creative problem solver. Early work experience includes framing carpenter, remodeling carpenter, and old British car restoration, all of which better prepared me for this business than anything else.
ExperienceCinematographer on commercials, broadcast reality shows, corporate video, web videos for national and regional clients.
Gaffer/Lighting Director on features, commercials, corporate video, web video, stills.
From 10-ton trucks to lighting kits, from DV to Alexa, I can make great pictures with whatever is appropriate for the job. 30 years experience.
EducationRice University B.A.
Still learning from a long list of incredible professionals. Experience is still the best teacher.
SpecialityInterviews, greenscreen, jewellry and other macro work.
I can light cars and diamond rings equally well.
Hardware ProficiencyBroadcast cameras: Varicam, HDX900, Sony F800, Sony DigiBeta, (owns D30 Betacam)
Smaller cameras: EX3, EX1, HPX500, HPX170, Sony Z1U, Z7U, (owns HVX200 and DVX100a)
Canon 5d MkII, 7d. (Owns 7d with 5 lenses, shoulder rig, Marshal monitor, etc.
Mac and Windows operating systems.
Owns Dell laptop with P2 and Expresscard slots for fast downloading of both SxS and P2 cards.
Owns Mac Pro desktop with Final Cut, Photoshop, etc.
Software ProficiencyFinal Cut Studio 3, Photoshop, MPEG Streamclip, etc.

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