Posts Tagged ‘8112 Studios’

Got A 2 Page Fashion Spread In Nylon Magazine


That’s right. Mr. horsepower, robots, and explosions has a fashion spread in Nylon as part of the XOXO Fashion campaign I shot with Supermodel Lily Aldridge. Never thought I’d see the day! Fun thing to find at the airport.

They Decided To Give Us A Free 2014 Acura MDX For A Year – #DiscoverMDX


My 8112 Studios co-founder, Nicholas Cambata, have been given a free 2014 Acura MDX for a year as part of the campaign ‪#‎DiscoverMDX‬ to show off everything this all new redesigned MDX can do. You can follow our NYC adventures and see what we do with it over the year at Paragon Acura, 8112 Studios, and my instagram. Trust […]

Route 66 Road Trip In A 1971 Dodge Challenger

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Recently, I was in the Mojave Desert filming a music video project. The plot was centered around a road trip starring the musician and her friends. I cannot say much more than that, but I can say I had the opportunity to transport the vehicle between locations along historic Route 66. I mean, if you […]

Our Latest Music Video! Cedric Gervais & Howard Jones – Things Can Only Get Better

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We shot this a few months ago in Miami under my production company 8112 Studios. Will do a full behind the scenes post for!

Our New Music Video Project Release – “Save Me” by Crash Boom Bang


My production company, 8112 Studios, shot this music video for our friends Crash Boom Bang a few months ago. Below is a sneak peak of how we created the earthquake scene. Check out the video!

Like Movie Cars? Check Out Christine, My New Shoot

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The fruits of my Valentines Day labor! If you follow my various forms of social media, Christine here was my date for Valentines Day. This was a personal shoot as part of my ongoing movie and TV car photo series “The Unicorn Project”: This photo is a composite of multiple exposures from my Phase One […]

What My Last Two Weeks Have Been Like (Hint: zoom, vroom, brrrr, whoosh)


First of all, apologies for the few blog posts the past month. It has been a wild and diverse 2013 so far! In the past two weeks alone I shot a magazine cover in pittsburgh, taught photography to 250 people in DC (taught over 600 folks in the month of January), filmed a TV ad […]

The Ad We Shot For The Key West Film Festival


My 8112 Studios co-founder, Nicholas Cambata, and myself along with our great production team shot this a month or two ago for the new Key West Film Festival over a 1 day period. Shot on the Red Scarlet video camera. I think it came out great.

Debut: My TV Ad For Acura Starring New York Yankee Mariano Rivera

(left to right) Nicholas Cambata & myself (co-founders of 8112), Mariano Rivera, and our Creative Director at Tier 10 Marketing Scott Rodgers

I did a blog post the other week previewing this shoot with some of our behind the scenes images. You can finally see the tv spot here now. Let me know what you think. It’s pretty wild how much work goes into just 30 seconds of footage! Special thanks to Bobby Hoffman of Manhattan Youth […]

Filming A New TV Advertisement For Acura : Behind The Scenes


The past week or so, I have been in New York City shooting a couple of projects. One of my projects was a doozie… I was hired by the ad agency Tier 10 Marketing, under the creative direction of Scott Rodgers, to produce and film a new tv ad for Acura via the New York […]

The World Debut Of Cedric Gervais “Molly” – My New Music Video Project (NSFW)

Single cover that I photographed with our lead, Jenna Dalton

Just to warn you, this may be a little too racy to watch at the workplace… This is the video to the song that had everyone in the music world buzzing due to the Madonna and Deadmau5 twitter battle over it. The song, the buzz over the video, and my production company were all over […]

Have You Seen Molly? [Our Music Video Teaser]

Madonna just tweeted this photo. You better believe I am very excited to release the music video we did for this song now.

Below is a teaser for the music video 8112 Studios (my video production company) co-founder Nicholas Cambata and I shot recently with the Red Scarlet for a song by the artist Cedric Gervais. The final video looks crazy. Can’t wait to release it. Have you seen Molly? Apparently Madonna went on stage this past weekend and asked “has anyone […]

“Little White Doves” By Dirty Vegas – My New Music Video Release


I shot this music video with the new Red Epic camera with my 8112 Studios co-founder, Nicholas Cambata right in Washington DC. It debuted a week ago and has over 100k views on youtube alone. Aiming for 1 million views

Crash Boom Bang VIP – My New Music Video Project


I’ll be honest. We did this with practically no budget. We spent every penny we had for this project and called in all sorts of favors to get it done. The guys of Crash Boom Bang are old friends of us boys at 8112 Studios (my video production company with my co-founder Nicholas Cambata) and […]

The $50 Follow-Focus Is Real And It’s Spectacular


The $50 follow focus. A really cool product and another kickstarter success story raising over $100k, 10 times more than their goal and they still have 2 days left on their fundraising effort! I may have to order one or two of these for my production company, 8112 Studios. This is one of those things […]

Greetings From Sundance Film Festival 2012


My video production company, 8112 Studios, was named the official delegation representing DC’s interests in filmmaking at Sundance by the DC government. Pretty big honor. Never thought I would officially represent the DC government for anything! Looking forward to an adventure-filled week. If you’re here and want to connect, hit us up!

NBA Player Rudy Gay Photoshoot For Dime Magazine – November 2011

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My second photoshoot with basketball player Rudy Gay is hot of the presses (you can see my first shoot with him here) in the new issue of Dime Magazine. I took these at the basketball courts he played on while growing up in the Baltimore, Maryland area. Most images were taking with a large softbox as […]

Creating A Big Homemade Green Screen… In A Barn For Under $100

Admiring the work on set. Came out just how we need it to.

Recently Nick and I had to film a TV spot in Mississippi on a farm. The client wanted to create a green screen that looked like a propped up movie wall in the middle of a field, while a speaking subject would walk across the screen. We decided to try and make one ourselves with […]

About To Shoot A Dirty Vegas Music Video With This : Red Epic-M

Going over the gear with my 8112 Studios co-founder, Nicholas Cambata

About to start filming a music video with the new Red Epic M. 5k lines of beautiful resolution and up to 18 stops of dynamic range. I am very excited to shoot this music video with this bad boy. It’s going to be 2 days of heavy production, but it will be worth it. Keep […]

Bugatti x 2 : Behind The Scenes Video Of My Crazy Fun Automotive Photoshoot


You may recall my original blog post on this fun supercar photoshoot I did in Florida (if you haven’t seen it you should check it out first). I had the pleasure to be hired to shoot an amazing car collection, which included 2 ultra-rare special Bugatti Veyrons. For example, the silver Bugatti, as you will watch, […]

We Filmed The New Mya And Cedric Gervais Music Video With The Red Camera: Behind The Scenes Video

Myself, John Vallon, and Nicholas Cambata planning out the scene (left to right)

Awhile ago I posted a blog about the release of our new music video “Love Is The Answer” for Ultra Records and artists Mya and Cedric Gervais shot by my film production company, 8112 Studios. It debuted a few months back on the Perez Hilton homepage. Finally, here is the making of the video… video… […]

My Article On The Adorama Learning Center Site : Filming Viral Music Videos On DSLR Cameras

Music video screen grab. My video production company is called 8112 Studios

Around last week, the camera retailer Adorama contacted me to write an article for their Learning Center website. In honor of the upcoming MTV Music Awards, they wanted an article on my experience making music videos with Digital SLR’s. In my article “How I Made A Viral Music Video,” I go through the process of […]

My Blink 182 Alt Press Magazine Covers Revealed And Behind The Scenes Video

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  Alt Press Magazine released my 4 special edition covers from my Los Angeles photoshoot with Blink 182 this week. You can check out Alt Press issue #279 when it goes on sale September 6, 2011. Wait until you see what I shot for the inside of the magazine! I have loved shooting for Alt […]

The Beard Portrait Series Commences…


So this personal beard / hairy dude portrait series has started. Took my first two test portraits of friends Casey and Israel yesterday at Union 206 studios. Casey (left) even shaved his hair into a mohawk on set  for the photoshoot. Now THAT is a good friend. I am scheduling more portraits for this personal series […]