How to Photograph Framed Art

How to Photograph Framed Art

PROJECT: How to Photograph Framed Art A customer who produces documentary films with rich archive content asked us to image 26 antique black and white framed photographs. Some of these subjects were collages including mixed size images. She needed high resolution JPEG images so that she could pan and zoom the stills in the productionContinue Reading

Operating a Camera From a Wheelchair

Operating a Camera From a Wheelchair

When you’re bound to a wheelchair, like our new customer Tim McCloskey, operating a camera can be a challenge. Tim recently started a photography class, taking lots of pictures with his DSLR camera. With limited strength in his arms, holding up the camera has proven to be tiresome, which is why he was looking forContinue Reading

The Cat on the Lap

The Cat on the Lap

About 12 years ago, photographer Brad Stanton was hired by a bank to take photos for an ad for phone banking, a technology still pretty new at the time. The art director of the shoot had very particular ideas about the setup: a man had to be seated on a specific chair, with a catContinue Reading

ALZO creates GoPro Footage on a zipline!

Just exactly as the title says, exciting no? Demonstration of a zip line overhead video of a fantastic garden in Bethel, Connecticut. A collection of special effects and dramatic music was incorporated to create a brief story. For details on the rigging for the zip line camera, contact drew@alzovideo.com.

ALZO Lights Used in Short “If I Tell You”

ALZO Lights Used in Short “If I Tell You”

ALZO Video provided lighting design for a short drama film shot in Stamford and Fairfield Connecticut.                 Watch the trailer at  http://vimeo.com/82456065   This film is complete and is being entered in various film festivals for showing in 2014. ALZO principal Drew Henderson worked with Brian Russell of RedContinue Reading

New Video Light: ALZO 200 Umbrella Softbox Light

New Video Light: ALZO 200 Umbrella Softbox Light

The ALZO 200 Umbrella Softbox Light is an inexpensive, very portable video light with two (2) 85W CFL bulbs and a softbox that attaches and opens umbrella-style, with a removable fabric diffuser. An ultra-light light stand is included. Easy to set up and break down, and ideal as as green screen background light.    Continue Reading