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Rembrandt Rob

  1. Muscles of Love

    Some of you may have read this exerpt from "Diary of a cameraman" before but for those who haven't...

    The camera doesn't lie. Of course it doesn't, it's just a tool, it's like saying that a paintbrush or a pen doesn't lie. It's the person using the tool who can manipulate, distort and disguise the truth. Before going into a philosophical essay on moral truth I think I'll quickly nail my colours to the mast and state that it's the ability to use filters, lighting, effects ...
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  2. Technicians are people too.... Supposedly

    My first blog.... ever.

    So, we have a studio based broacast with an insert from a separate studio. The scene is a presenter in a dark, atmospheric room, bookcase as background, giving a serious piece to camera. Down in the studio there are two monitors. One connected to the camera and one from the control room, showing what will go to air. In between me and the broadcast image is a technician...

    Technicians are usually bright people. Often geeks with a hint of nerd ...
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