About me, Nick Teti; I started out in cinematography and
as a television cameraman while attending college &
simultaneously working at a Denver television station known
as Channel 8. I was a young ambitious student working while
attending college full time, as well, interning later. I
also am proficient at still photography, (also providing
it professionally), as well learning 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. I learned these skills in tandem while in television
production at the Denver station; 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. This Continues
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Peer Recognition Awards
for My Camera Work
I have won several awards to date for as a cameraman /
videographer & DP/director of photography. They include
4 Emmy, 1 Telly, 1 ASIFA, 1 Cine Golden Eagle, 1 Accolade,
among other festival & peer recognitions. As a director
of photography I can direct talent, camera crew resources,
lighting, sound technology or grip departments with my previous
and current background in these aspects. Using several camera
& support equipment resources for all types of productions
I'm also familiar with a wider inventory of production gear,
as well as, proficient. Our additional camera support gear
includes tripods, lighting, grip, sound equipment, monitors,
post production, several computer platforms, among other
gear commonly used in either still photography, video production,
film or television productions in varied message, as well
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Colorado Director of Photography / DOP & DP: includes Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs &
starting in 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. I have additional
skills past camera operation as well including sound mixing/recording,
as a gaffer, data manager, video editor among other related skills.
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,
tim elapse 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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cameras for individual clients needs along with a great cameraman
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
NanoFlash with CF 4 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
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, including
for features. I have won one award for Best Documentary / Accolade
as well for "Inspire Me."
Television Commercials or advertising for the internet.
Features and Behind the Scenes coverage, DVD or Blue Ray
content, studio tours or related productions.
Sports Broadcast, interviews, player profiles, news or other
Corporate Video Productions / Business Video Production.
ENG, news & investigative journalism or other related
Advertising for B2B or B2C or other specific goal or message
to varied audiences.
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 video.
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 or
Video Productions of all types.
Film Production, including for features or for advertising.
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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