By now it’s no secret that the Canon EOS 5D MKII is going to change the way we work. As a result, Canon has everybody’s attention. One photographer, however, was so lucky the entire industry is dying of jealousy. He actually had this camera in his hands for 72 hours. Well, what can you do in 72 hours? If you are Vincent Laforet, you can produce the most mind-blowing, technically superb, artistically awesome video demonstrating the camera’s potential. Vince, who most know is one of the best still shooters in the world, had never picked up a video camera, save capturing those tender moments of his son, Noah. Enough words, folks, let’s go to the videotape. Nothing more needs to be said, except to note that lighting was provided by one Profoto Pro-7b, one head, and a few different light shapers.
Behind the scenes video featuring Profoto lighting. The final product, “Reverie“.
We caught up with Vince during a hectic ten-day post-production melee, and here is what he had to say:
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