About me, Nick Teti; I started out in cinematography and
as a video cameraman while attending college (for video,
television and film production), and simultaneously working
at a television station ( I was a young ambitious lad' as
they say ). I learned motion picture production techniques
starting in college; from cinematography/camera operation,
film transfer, telecine, film editing, syncing sound, lighting,
direction, video editing among other production skills,
in tandem while in television production, it was my entire
focus. After college graduation I shifted full time to a
news market as a photojournalist as an employee of Denver
2. I later moved over the years as an employee for ABC,
another Denver television station, later to Tribune broadcasting
and then for all the national networks as a freelancer.
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Recognition awards for
I have won several awards to date for as a
cameraman / videographer & DP. They include 4 Emmy,
1 Telly, 1 ASIFA, 1 Cine Golden Eagle, 1 Accolade, + other
festival & peer recognitions. As a director of photography
I direct talent, camera crew resources, lighting, sound
technology or grip departments with previous and current
background in these aspects along with using several camera
/ support equipment resources for all types of productions.
Our additional camera support gear includes tripods, lighting,
grip, sound equipment, monitors among other gear.
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Colorado Director of Photography / DOP & DP: Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs & statewide
Background Continued, After the news market and cable television
production markets, I began freelancing as a cameraman, as well
a production person for video, film and television crews across
Colorado. For production I have also been traveling to other states
in countries most of my career. As my camera work evolved from
the the video cameraman to film production and through the evolution
of video + many film cameras, I kept learning & applying all
the basics of lighting, grip, sound mixing/recording and talent
direction and learned several camera makes as they evolved. From
my first student film back in 1989 to modern day 3p film cameras
from Arri & Aaton, I have enjoyed production for television
spots, some smaller scale features, and some documentary productions
in film. As a cinematographer I still occasionally shoot film
for a spot, time lapse or whatever else, but most modern production
has moved to digital cinematography (often also called digital
video production or other related production terminology).
Most of my camera technology as a DP/DOP is into HD video cameras
for production now days but I still operate film cameras as well
for specific clients preferring specific film stock; although
most HD cameras used in feature or other feature or advertising
production have several looks exacting film gamma curves among
other looks. My applied experience & rental insurance to rent
higher end cinema cameras or operate provided resources is common,
while I add the support production equipment to complete your
production puzzle. As well I provide scalable camera crew resources
where you need in Colorado. Aside from the metro areas like Denver,
Springs & Fort Collins; I have covered the major Rocky Mountain
areas from Vail, Aspen, Summit County areas, down to Telluride
up to the top of Colorado; as well, border to border in the state.
I have worked many Colorado areas aside from the rural areas,
small towns, and Colorado's vast geographies. I have also traveled
as a cameraman providing Dp/DoP services to clients across the
globe. I am also well versed in Spanish, able to travel central
America to South America, to other Spanish speaking counties.
NTSC or PAL or 35mm, I have the camera resources as your go to
camera guy with the creativity + enthusiasm.
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XAVC / AVCHD HD or 4K: Sony
FS700R & FS7
with Emount lenses or Canon lenses
BetaCam SP in 4x3 or wide screen
EOS 7D DSLR
EOS 5D Mark II
12mm prime (f1.8),
16mm prime (f1.8),
Access to others
AJ HDX900 DVCPRO HD videotape
AJ HPX300 or HPX170 P2 cameras
AG DVX100A DV/DVCAM camera
AG Af100 with 3 lenses
RED Scarlet with Canon lenses
Access/Experience to EPIC & RED ONE models
Arri / Arriflex
Arri 35III film camera with PL lenses
Operation with the Alexa, among other 35 Arri cameras
Black Magic Design
Black Magic Cinema Camera (2.5K) with 3 EF lenses, along
with all the needed camera support for a full day of shooting.
Access to Black Magic Ursa & Ursa Mini along with
ample operational experience.
NanoFlash with CF cards.
Atomos Recorder (up to 4K or UHD).
We have 2 GoPro Hero Black & Silver edition cameras
with additional batteries, mounts and other accessories
as well. We also have a DJI quad copter aireal drone as
well. We also have access to more GoPro cameras as well
for larger scale or different looks for production.
DJI Phantom 4 with experienced drone operator.
We also have access to other professional cameras
as well at owner rates.
Please visit our Equipment Page for
all of our equipment lists, including lighting, grip, cameras,
sound gear, drones, jibs, tripods, cranes & other gear.
Our RED, FS7 and FS700R, cameras have the fastest frame rates
for slow motion recording or effects shots. We also carry ample
rental insurance with a partnership with a local Denver camera
equipment rental house, so you can inquire our crews, videographer
or DOP with other camera packages not listed above in this summary.
We also have an Arriflex 35III film camera as well to film with.
You're covered by lighting from (these
links to manufacturer's sites) Arri, Chimera,
Kino Flo, Hi
and Monfrotto tripods, Sony & Panasonic monitors, an armada
of sound gear with other reputable, popular camera support gear.
For a summary of my gear, as well my crew's equipment
Nick Teti, skills and services
Hiring a leader for a camera crew like myself has benefits of
a large diverse skill set including camera operation, lighting,
editing, directing, planning, field producing, directing crew
personnel, location scouting among other backgrounds. My additional
background as a professional still photographer has also benefited
several companies, agencies, businesses, among other organizations.
His additional skills include communicating effectively with clients,
and organizing several types of productions to clients needs;
from networks, businesses, individuals, producers, production
companies or other types of organizations.
Nick, and Mister Photon Media's collective skills & services
Documentaries for video, film, television or internet.
Features and Behind the Scenes coverage, DVD content, studio
tours or related productions.
Sports Broadcast, interviews, player profiles, news or other
Corporate Video Production / Business Video Production.
ENG, news & investigative journalism or other related
Advertising for B2B or B2C or other specific goal or message.
Cable TV and network television of all types for any kind
Reality TV/factual entertainment or documentaries with a
Infomercial's for television or web.
PR, public image videos, corporate image video productions
or other types of programs to broadcast or for internal or partnering
Political campaigns & conventions or news coverage.
Syndicated Entertainment programming or series programming.
We provide director of photography services throughout the state,
as well we have worked in several other states, as well, in other
countries for clients wanting to travel our talents. In addition
to Dp/DOP services we can provide an entire video, film or television
crew or personnel to support other crews among other solutions.
We are minutes away from the large production markets including
the Denver metro area, Colorado
Fort Collins, the Rocky Mountains,or where you need in Colorado
locally. Our experience, professionalism, creativity is evident
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