Archives for the ‘Video & Motion’ Category

Video Post Production and Color Grading Reel

Check out the post over on ambushpro.com about my friend Christian Stoehr’s Color Grading Reel.  One of the big problems with shooting video on the Canon 5d is that you don’t have much leeway in post on color and exposure adjustments….. but it’s amazing to see what how far he was able to take some […]

Chris Kilkus – Road Trip Promo Video

Here is a little film we shot a while back… like always we did it at the same time as a still photography shoot. We shot using the Canon 5D and all the shots were handheld… run and gun really, just capturing what we could as quick as we could. You can check out more […]

I want to see this movie – christopher kilkus fashion photography

Considering the crush of must-see movies that fill theaters every December, it can be hard to think past the awards season to the movies Hollywood will produce in the months that follow—but movies there will be, and we’re already jazzed for plenty of them. There’s history, action, toys coming to life, TV shows and hit […]

Cool Video- chris christopher kilkus fashion photography photographer

  Matta – Release The Freq from Kim Holm on Vimeo.   Matta Otherwise known as Andy Brookes & James Wilson, Matta joined forces in 2009 after meeting at Music College. Specialising in dance-floor orientated Bass Music, Matta have shaken up Parties and Festivals all over the world including prestigious Secret Garden Party and Maschinenfest, […]

Video Portrait of Helene by chris kilkus

At last, the final version of the video portrait I shot of fashion model Helene Traasavik.  Thanks to Smashbox Digital for a for a great job with the edit. For those of you that are curious, I shot this on the tripod mounted Canon 5D MarkII using a small light mounted to the camera’s hot […]

A Recent Shoot by christopher kilkus

Here are some still pics from a recent motion shoot I did. It’s going to take a little while longer to finish editing the video but thought I would post these stills in the meantime. Enjoy 🙂                                       […]

Behind the Scenes on Wet Seal by christopher kilkus

Here is a little Behind the Scenes video that Wet Seal made from our most recent shoot.     Orange County retailer Wet Seal Inc. pioneered the quick translation of Southern California’s beachy lifestyle into fashions for young women. But now it is trying to avoid drowning in the competitive teen marketplace. The Foothill Ranch […]

Scott Chrisman films Chris Kilkus Wet Seal shoot

My friend Scott Chrisman, a talented Director of Photography here in Los Angeles, shot a really nice behind the scenes video of a recent shoot I did with Wet Seal, check it out below.

Exciting new HDSLR Alternative on it’s way, the Sony NEX FS100

I love the Canon 5D MarkII, it helped open up a whole new world of filmmaking for me. But it definitely has drawbacks for motion work which can require a lot of frustrating work arounds.  The next step up from the HDSLR has been the RED cameras, which are amazing products that have been used on […]

Urban Planet Summer Video by chris kilkus

Here is out latest video for Urban Planet, shot at the same time we were doing their still campaign.  We shot this one on the beach at Paradise Cove in Malibu.  If you are lucky enough to live in Los Angeles, or just visiting, it’s definitely worth spending some time there.  It has a lovely […]