DIY 8×8′ Overhead LightBox

My multi-talented wife decided she was going to put on a play that her and her actor friends had all worked on a few years ago in a class, and just like with indie film, indie theater is very DIY.  The entire project was designed around one set. The canvas was a 16′x18’ hotel room that would be the setting of…

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Step-down Voltage Converter

I did a project in Berlin, Germany a little bit ago and I wanted to share a cool little gadget that helped us a lot.  In some older areas of Europe, the power is not very stable or consistent.  This isn’t normally a problem when shooting in the US with American gear because it’s all ratted for 110v @ 60Hz power cycle, and most fragile electronics already have a…

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