Equipment, All

SPEED Channel shoot for On Assignment with Dave Despain in Boulder Colorado by our camera crew.
SPEED Channel shoot for On Assignment with Dave Despain in Boulder Colorado by our local freelance HD camera crew.

Cameras Listing

Sony format cameras

Sony NEX-FS700R Super 35 Camcorder (720p HD up to 4K)

Lenses include:

  • 18-200mm E Lens,
  • 8mm E-Mount fish eye
  • 12mm Canon mount lens
  • 16mm Canon mount lens
  • 15-75 Canon lens
  • 24-75 F 2.8 Canon lens
  • 18-35 F 1.8 Sigma lens
  • 70 to 200 Canon EF 2.8 lens
  • Metabones EF adapter

Sony PXW-FS7 with XDCA-FS7 Extension Unit

  • Includes the same lenses for the FS700R camera. This camera records HD formats, 4K and UHD 4K formats. With the extension unit we can also record QuickTime ProRes HD formats as well in 720 or 1080. The 4K & UHD formats are XAVC format that is recognized by Dacinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere CC, Final Cut X and Autodesk editing systems among others. We can convert XAVC HD & 4K formats video to other files for clients like QuickTime, MP4, MPEG, among other codecs/file types.

Sony PMW F55

  • With Canon Lenses in prime or zoom lenses listed below.

Sony XDCAM

PMW Series:

  • PMW-320K with a Fuji 5.6×16 wide angle lens
  • PMW-F3 with MTF Canon Mount
  • PMW-EX3 with additional B4 lens mount

HDV & DVCAM Dual mode cameras

  • HVR-V1U HDV / DVCAM videotape camera

3D HD: Sony HXRNX3D1U

  • This camera records both 3D or 2D AVCHD video shooting to internal storage or SDHC cards.

BetaCam SP – Sony DXC D30 BetaCam SP SD video camera

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Panasonic Cameras

HDX900 DVCPRO HD

  • HD videotape recording 1080i or p or 720p in NTSC or PAL

P2 HD

  • AG-HPX 170
  • AG-HPX300 (higher rate on 300)
  • 4 P2 Cards

DV / DVCAM – DVX100A

– Panasonic DVX100A camera, 4×3 or 16×9

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Canon Cameras

(Canon Mount lenses listed above)

  • EOS 7D SLR
  • EOS 5D Mark II
  • EOS C300 camera
  • Hoodman viewfinder.

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Canon & Canon Mount Lenses

  • 12mm prime
  • 14mm prime
  • 16mm prime
  • 15-35 zoom (F1.8)
  • 15-85 zoom (F3.5)
  • 24-70 zoom (F2.8)
  • 70-200 mm zoom (F2.8),
  • 70-300 zoom (F4.5).

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E-Mount Lenses

  • 8mm Fisheye
  • 18-200 zoom
  • 18-105mm

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B4 Video Lenses

  • Fuji 4.8X Super Wide angle lens,
  • Fuji 7.5X14 Pegasus III,
  • YJ18x9B4 long telephoto lens
  • (HD) Canon HJ 7.6×22 long telephoto lens
  • (HD) Fuji HA 5×10 super wide angle lens

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Arri Cameras

  • Arriflex 35III motion picture film camera package with Cooke S4 14 lens + Zeiss 35, 50 & 85mm prime lenses.
  • As a camera crew & Nick, our director of photography we are experienced operators of SRII, SRIII, 235, 435, Arriflex Amira, Alexa, along with some older Arri film cameras.

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RED Cameras

  • RED Scarlet M with Canon Mount lenses, reader & cards
  • EPIC Dragon with Canon Mount lenses, reader & cards
  • Experience operating One, Scarlet, Epic, Raven and Weapon models

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Go Pro Cameras

  • Go Pro Hero+ Silver 3 & Black cameras with suction mount & waterproof housing included. Additional Go Pro’s are available as well.

Digital Recorders

  • Atomos Inferno recording up to 4K,
  • NanoFlash recorder

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Black Magic Design

We have owner rates on Black Magic Ursa video crew services, as we are partnered with a local Denver camera rental company.

Matte Box & Filters

Lens filters & Petroff P-sized matte box also available with other camera support

  • Grad ND, blue sky grad, polarizer, sunset grad, pro mist with other filters available.

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Reality show, TV/television crew on the television show production The Last Cake Standing in Denver CO.
Mister Photon Media on the set of Last Cake Standing. Our other experience on reality shows started from the first ones to ever air. Call on us for an experienced TV crew.

Camera department crew members

  • AC/Assistant camera
  • Director of Photography
  • Videographer
  • Cameraman
  • Camera Operator
  • Data Manager/Wrangler
  • Teleprompter Operator
  • All other support like lighting, sound, rigging, colorist or other people.

Camera Support Gear

Teleprompters

  • High-Bright Outdoor teleprompter
  • Freestanding In front of lens teleprompter
  • Through the lens teleprompter
  • Presidential Prompter System
  • Prompter systems come with teleprompter operator

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Professional Monitors & Recorders

  • Panasonic BT-LH1700 17″ HD monitor
  • Elvid 7″ HD Monitor
  • Atomos Inferno 4K recorder, that can record QuickTime ProRes, or DNxH including in other video resolutions.
  • Convergent Design NanoFlash, that recordist MPEG, QuickTime, MXF formats up 1080 HD.
  • We have Sony and JVC SD monitors as well, although our HD monitors & recorders

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Professional Tripods

  • Sachtler 20III with Gitzo carbon fiber tripod legs, (with no spreader needed based on the design). This is the most used tripod in the inventory.
  • Sachtler 3 stage carbon fiber legs with mid level, as well as ground level spreaders.
  • Manfrotto 516, 501 head with aluminum tripod legs, and spreader. These are lighter and can be moved quickly, but still are ample for our cameras.

These tripods are popular among camera people and film, television or video crews.

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Stabilizers & Rigs

  • Vision Monopod
  • NEWER shoulder mount
  • Wooden Camera shoulder mount
  • GlideCam with vest (similar to SteadiCam system)
  • Ronin with EZ-Rig
  • Fig Rig
  • LevelCam
  • Experience with other SteadiCam rigs
    Nick is a veteran steadicam operator

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Camera / Tripod Dollies

  • Avenger floor dolly
  • Doorway Dolly
  • Pipe Dolly
  • We have experience with other types of Dolly’s as well.

We have also worked on larger grip trucks like semi trucks loaded with armadas’ of lighting, generators, grip equipment, and other lighting control, as well, several rigs.

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Mister Photon Media in Dillon & Breckenridge Colorado for a TV commerical video production. Gaffer, grips, electrician, and a jib operator, supporting the director of photography.
Mister Photon Media in Dillon & Breckenridge Colorado for a TV commercial video production. Gaffer, grips, electrician, and a jib operator, supporting the director of photography. Call on us for these people or other crew members for video, film or TV productions.

Jimmy Jib / Camera Crane

  1. 40′ Jimmy Jib that can be reduced in size to 6 feet for smaller locations or for differing types of camera movement.

Sliders & Rigs

  • AGUS camera slider
  • Experience with others & access to others

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On the set of a music video television production in Denver Colorado, Nick & the camera crew of Mister Photon Media not seen in picture.
On the set of a music video television production in Denver Colorado in-between takes, Nick & the camera crew of Mister Photon Media not seen in picture.

Lighting List with Gaffers, Grip, Electricians

Nick has provided gaffer, key grip, dolly grip and other related services, as well can provide you as DP with crew bringing these people as well when shooting. We have a small 1.5 ton grip van and can refer a larger box truck providing a gaffer, grips, keys, swing, dolly or other grips or electricians that are well versed. Our lighting list is directly below and we access to other lighting, grip and electric resources as well, the years of experience for any type of production in video, film, or television. Nick’s experience as a gaffer includes for television commercials, film production, for television sets, studios, as well ENG or EFP type of productions, as well in all the types of television production, as well corporate or non broadcast. We also have several gaffers whom can help join our crew when needed, or we can work like a one man band, or 2 person camera crew with camera & sound handling everything.

Kino Flo Lights

  1. (2) Diva 400 Watt lights,
  2. (2) Diva 200 lighting
  3. Floziers & crates
  4. Access to others in Diva or Tegra

Additional Kino Flo & Flo lighting available with advanced notice (Tegra or Diva).

Other LED panel lighting is also available.

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Arri Fresnels

  • (2) 150 watt Fresnel
  • (4) 300 watt Fresnel
  • (4) 650 watt Fresnel
  • (4) 1000 watt Fresnel
  • (2) 2000 watt Fresnel

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HMI Lighting

  • (2) 200
  • PAR with lenses, speed rings and Chimeras
  • 400 PAR
  • 575 Fresnel with speed ring
  • 1200 PAR
    Additional HMI lighting is available with advanced notice.

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LED Lighting

(3) 600 Watt dimmable LED lights with barn doors (3200 K or 5600K temps)
(1) 50 Watt LED sun gun (3200 K or 5600K temps)
Access to other LED lighting

Chimeras & Diffusion

  • (2) x XS
  • (1) small
  • (2) medium
  • (2) large
  • (2) XL
  • 5 Speed Rings

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Sound Gear

Nick & Mister Photon Media aside from camera crews, also provide sound recordist services as well. When Nick is shooting as a DP, cameraman or operator, a skilled production location sound recordist is always at the ready if you need a 2 person camera crew, film, ENG, corporate video or other type of crew. Aside from sound people and camera people, Mister Photon Media has all the other people to form a well qualified freelance crew for producers, networks or other businesses or organization producing video, film or television productions.

Countryman Microphones

  • (5) Countryman wireless B6 microphones,
  • (2) Countryman B3 wireless microphones,
  • (2) Countryman B6 Hard Wire

Lectrosonics Wireless

  • (2 pairs) UCR 100
  • (2 pairs) 211
  • (2 pairs) MM 400
  • (2 pairs) LMA
  • Countryman, TRAM and Sony ECM77  & Lectrosonics microphone heads for the transmitters.

Sennheiser Wireless Lavalieres

  • EW G3 (4 pairs)
  • SKP 500 (2 pairs)
  • AVX100 (2 pairs)

Sennheiser & other Shotgun Microphones

  • 416P
  • ME66
  • ME62

Nuemann

  • Neumann KMR82i MT shotgun

Stick Microphones & Other Mics

  • TRAM TR 50 hard wire lavalieres (2)
  • Hand Held Microphones
  • Lectrovoice RE 50B handheld mic
  • Shure SM58
  • (2) Audio Technica ATR90

Audio Mixers & Recorders

Our Sound Devices 664 is our most used mixer & recorder, but we have other listed below, as well not on the listing.

  • Tascam HS P82 – multi track recorder with time code sync, 8 separate + 2 stereo mixed
  • Sound Devices 664 – multi track mixer/recorder with time code
  • Sound Devices 552 – 5 channel mixer/2 channel recorder with time code in
  • PSC AlphaMix – 4 channel mixer
  • Tascam DR-100mkIII recorder (PCM WAV or MP3)
  • Marantz – 2 channel mixer recorder (PCM WAV or MP3)
  • Mackie 1402 VLZ console mixer

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Other Sound Gear

  • RF Explorer RF Scanner, including application software
  • Laptops in Mac, PC & Linux (apps include Davinci Resolve, FCP X, Adobe)
  • CF, QXD & SDHC card readers
  • Dry erase slate & access to smart slates
  • (2) tentacle lock it boxes
  • Cables include BNC, RED, Lemo, Alexa, Breakaway
  • Gentner Phone Bridge
  • XLR cables
  • adapters, attenuators
  • high pass barrel filters
  • ground lifters and other audio accessories.

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Grip Equipment

  • 2000 watt generator
  • (6) baby C-Stands
  • (2) Gary Coleman’s
  • (2) Juniors
  • (8) sandbags
  • (2) full apple boxes
  • (2) Mayfers
  • (2) Cartellinis
  • (6) ceiling scissors, grip clips
  • Arri ceiling clamp
  • (2) 5 in 1 silk / reflector and one additional gold & silver sided smaller reflector
  • 10×10 butterfly
  • Flags – single, double, solid: in both 18×24 & 24x3642”
  • ¼ silk
  • ½ silk
  • 4×4 flag reversible in white & black
  • (2) 4×4 frame
  • Gray Muslins, Douvatine other colored Muslins & backgrounds
  • Botero portable green screen,
  • chroma key papers and other colored papers
  • Neutral Density, Full Blues and other color correction rolls
  • (3) 1k dimmers
  • electric cords

Laptops / computers for video, film, television production & photography

  • 2016 MacBook Pro 15″
  • Apple Cinema display
  • HP Elitebook laptop
  • Mac Pro (Aluminum tower)
  • Additional monitors

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Mister Photon, camera crews, anywhere in Colorado, including Denver.
(720) 299-2084