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Mister Photon Media's Camera Equipment
& Support for Any Video, Film or TV Production

Aside from the gear count on experience from us. Read our list below of cameras, lighting, grip, sound and other camera support gear we own for any type production in video, television or film. This page's table of contents / page links are directly below:

Sony cameras list

Panasonic cameras list

Canon cameras list

Arri camera package

RED camera package

GoPro Cameras

Aerial Drone

Lighting Gear & Lighting Support

Grip, Sliders, Jib & Dollies

Camera Rigs

Sound / Audio Gear

Our equipment resources are adaptable; for ENG, any type of EFP, corporate video, documentaries, high end television commercial production, specific TV programs, film production (includes features), with delivery to you via digital video file, specific videotape format or digital video film or film. As our experience started in 1991 and since the formation of Mister Photon Media; we've adapted cameras & inventory to support our diverse clients needs - consider us for your local crew in Colorado with camera resources to fit your format needs - it's our specialty - MIster Photon! Go back to the top of this page, or read more below.

Why all the gear? Our focus of Mister Photon Media is to provide freelance camera crews, video crew or film crew services with well equipped personnel to meet specific clients needs that require a particular production pipeline, as well format delivery. We've adapted varied camera formats over the years, plus our years in business have provided us the resources to assist our varied large group of clients in 35mm, NTSC and PAL camera solutions. As our primary business of freelance camera crew services, we've followed the trends to remain a forerunner in technology. Bring your camera to Colorado and we'll operate it + bring the support including lighting, monitors, grip equipment, camera drones, cranes/jibs, the best sound equipment, professional tripods, sliders, dollies, among other inventory. Our inventory with these cameras listed below, support gear + talent ensures the flexibility & creativity you need as a client to see any idea to screen. Or call on us to arrange the right resources for you. You can call on our individual crew members for freelance hire to support you bring equipment; whether it be production sound mixer/recordist, teleprompter operator, gaffer, grip, + other cast. Our flexibility provides either the entire group for you, members to join your or single expertise with exact production equipment and prior experience for you. Go back to the top of this page.

Gear with the Experienced Crew: If you need the entire group, or individuals to join you, we're able to bring the right resources, with each particular crew member. Our camera crew support personnel includes the equipment for roles of DP/DOP, videographer, production location sound mixing/recording, teleprompter, gaffer, grip, camera operator or other multi tasked role (lighting & sound mixing, camera & camera support etc). Our professional cameras we own

Sony format cameras

We have the following Sony professional cameras:

  • HXRNX3D1U
  • ALPHA a7S
  • FS700R (HD to UHD/4K)
  • FS7 (HD to UHD/4K)
  • XDCAMS (3)
  • HDCAM
  • HDV
  • BetaCam SP
  • DVCAM

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3D HD : Sony HXRNX3D1U

  • This camera records 3D and 2D HD video shooting to internal storage or SDHC cards - pick 3D or 2D video all in the same day.
A Sony NEX-FS700R Super 35 Camera, HD and unlocked up to 4K
  • 18-200 E Lens,
  • 8mm E fisheye,
  • 12mm prime,
  • 24-75 Canon F 2.8 lens,
  • 18-35 Sigma F 1.8 lens,
  • 70 to 200 F 2.8 lens,
  • MetaBones EF Adapter included
We have additional Canon 35mm lens access. We can connect our NanoFlash recorder, or our Atomos Recorder (up to UHD or 4K) to the camera for 4k recording.

Our 4K FS700R has the output unlocked to output 4K Raw. The HD/3G SDI also can be docked to Nanoflash or Gemini, Atomos Recorders (up to 4K) or other recorders as well.

Sony PXW-FS7 Super 35 Camera System
  • 18-200mm E Lens
  • 8mm E fisheye, (1.8)
  • 12mm prime, (1.8)
  • 16mm prime, (1.8)
  • 24-70 Canon F 2.8 lens,
  • 18-35 Sigma F 1.8 lens,
  • Canon 70 to 200 F 2.8 lens,
  • MetaBones EF Adapter included

ALPHA a7S

  • 18-200mm E Lens,
  • 8mm E fisheye,
  • 12mm prime,
  • 24-75 Canon F 2.8 lens,
  • 18-35 Sigma F 1.8 lens,
  • Canon 70 to 200 F 2.8 lens,
  • MetaBones EF Adapter included

Sony PMW F3
  • Camera lenses include the same Canon Mount lenses listed directly above with an MTF adapter.


Sony XDCAM Cameras

PMW Series ( PMW 320K or PMW EX3 or F3)
* The PMW 320 lens is a Fuji HD 5.6x16 wide angle

HDV & DVCAM

  • HVR V1U or Z1U format HDV & DVCAM cameras

BetaCam SP- Sony DXC D30 BetaCam SP SD video camera

DVCAM 2/3 Inch ENG style camera

We dock our Sony D30 with DSR1 VTR (the D30 is a dock able camera to Beta SP or DVCAM)

Additional Sony Camera Experience - Nick's experience also includes HDCAM, IMX/IMIXX, BetaCam SX, Digital BetaCam, other NXCAM/AVCHD models, including several other models and formats as well. Go back to the top of this page.


Panasonic Cameras

We have the following Panasonic professional cameras:

  • AG-AF100
  • HDX900
  • SDX900
  • DVX100A
  • P2 (2)
  • Experience with the VariCam 4K among others

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AG-AF100 Package

  • We are also partnered with a local rental house and offer owner rates on a AG-AF100, including 3 prime lenses

HDX900 DVCPROHD

This HD videotape shoots 1080i or p or 720p - information link with HD Lenses

Our lenses for the cameras are a Fuji HA 5x10 or a Canon HJ 7.6x22 HD lens, or we can bring both. This cameras is a high definition videotape camera recording 1080 or 720p or 1080 interlaced; NTSC or PAL


P2 HD

Panasonic SDX900

  • DVCPRO 25/50 SD a 4x3 or 16x9 camera- videotaping formats are NTSC or PAL standard definition video in 24p, 30p, 25p, 50 or 60i

DV / DVCAM - DVX100A

  • Panasonic DVX100A camera, 4x3 or 16x9

Nick has experience with several other Panasonic professional and semi professional cameras as well. Nicks other Panasonic cameras experience includes VariCam 4k, among others.

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Canon Cameras

  • EOS C300 camera
  • EOS 7D SLR
  • EOS 5D Mark II
  • XF305 - 422 50mbs camera also available
  • Additional experience with other Canon cameras like the C500, among others

Canon Lenses & Support

  • 12mm prime,
  • 15-35 zoom (F1.8),
  • 24-70 zoom (F2.8),
  • 70-200 mm zoom (F2.8),
  • 70-300 zoom (F4.5).
  • 15-85 zoom (F4.5 - 5.6),
  • Along with access to other lenses.
  • Hoodman viewfinder
  • CF Cards
  • Speed light Flash
  • Additional Lighting

For our DSLR cameras we have a Hoodman viewfinder for video, 4 x 32 GB cards, laptop, portable WAV / MP3 recorder + other camera support (including DSLR shoulder rigs). We are also

The C300 can take balanced audio directly. We can also input direct audio into the 5D or 7D cameras. We also can place lavalieres or a direct mini cable into the audio inputs of our 7D & 5D Mark II for synced audio. We also have a specific cable from our ENG mixers enabling us to put audio directly into these DSLR cameras or we can use our Sennheiser Lavalieres in tandem.

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    Arri Film Camera

  • Arriflex 35III motion picture film camera package with Cooke S4 14 lens + Zeiss 35, 50 & 85mm prime lenses.
  • We are also experienced operators of SRII, SRII, 235, 435, and the Arri Alexa, Amira, along with some older Arri film cameras. Go back to the top of this page.

RED Camera

RED EPIC with Canon Mount, & PL Mount.

  • PL lenses include Zeiss at f2.0T include a 35mm, 50mm & 85mm prime lens package.

  • We have several prime & Canon lenses for this camera, including zoom lenses.

  • We also ample experience with RED ONE & Scarlet.

Support equipment includes: 2x256 RED GB array, RED VF, + accessories ( less cost for the EPIC option with Canon lenses than the PL option - with a minimum 2 person crew). The EPIC has the following resolutions 720p, 1080, 2k, 3k, 4k, 5K & 6k.

Advanced notice is required on RED Packages with a 100% cancellation fee within 48 hours is shoot is abandoned. Go back to the top of this page.


Go Pro Cameras

  • Go Pro Hero+ Silver 3 & Black camera with suction mount & waterproof housing included. Additional Go Pro's are available as well. We have several rigs & mounts for these cameras.
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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. We have ample experience the the URSA, as well the smaller version.
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Aerial Drone

We have a DJI Phantom 1.1.1 Quad Copter with GoPro Mount. We have access to other drones with camera mounts, as well gimbal based drones along with the operation experience not to crash 2 minutes into your production. Go back to the top of this page.


Digital Recorders

Convergent Design - NanoFlash recorder that records MPEG-2, QuickTime, MXF.

Atomos - Samurai Flame recorder that can take either a HDMI input or SDI or HDSDI input, recording up to 4k video or other resolutions. This camera can also record 4K Raw to QuickTime ProRes formats or Avid DNxHD pending your preference.
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HD & SD Video Lenses

SD lenses include:

  • Fuji 4.8X Super Wide angle lens,
  • Fuji 7.5X Pegasus,
  • Canon YJ 18x9B long telephoto lens

HD lenses include:

  • Canon HJ 7.6x22 long telephoto lens
  • Fuji HA 5x10 super wide angle lens
  • Lens filters & Petroff P sized matte box also available with other camera support

    We have access to other cameras available at owner rates (we're insured),
    or we'll operate your camera. Go back to the top of this page.


Camera Rigs

  • Fig Rig
  • Wooden Camera Shoulder Rig
  • FlyCam
  • LevelCam
We have also made several shoulder mount rigs, and gliders to adapt to specific cameras.
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Camera Support Equipment  

(These links below to outside web sites for your reference)

Professional video monitors

  • In Panasonic HD & Sony HD & SD.
  • Panasonic LH 1700 monitor with shade,
  • Elvid 8" HD & SD field monitor with shade,
  • (2) SONY PVM-10M4U monitors.
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Professional Sachtler tripods

  • Sachtler 20III with carbon fiber legs,
  • Monfrotto 525, 516 & 511 heads & aluminum tripod.

For DSLR shoots we bring both tripods and shoulder mount stabilizers enabling you as a client flexibility. For other solutions for camera stabilizers always included with single cameraman/videographer, DP or by our camera crew. Back to the top of this page.


Professional Lighting

Professional Lighting Includes:

LED Lighting

  • 2x 600 watt 1x1 LED lights with color correction, and barn doors
  • Kino Flo Lighting

    • 2x Diva 400,
    • 2x Diva 200 lights.
    • Additional Kino Flo & Flo lighting available with advanced notice (Tegra 4 & 8 bank kits).

      Arri Fresnels

      • 150w x 2
      • 300w x 4
      • 650w x 4
      • 1k x 4
      • 2k x 2

      HMI Lighting

    • 2 x 200 PAR
    • 400 PAR
    • 575 Fresnel
    • 1200 PAR
    • Lowel Lighting

      • 4 Omni,
      • 2 DP,
      • 2 Tota

      Chimeras & Diffusion

      • 3 x XS
      • 2 x small
      • 2 x medium
      • 1 L,
      • 1 XL
      • Grip, Gels, Diffusion, Dimmers, Clamps etc.

    I have several Matthews grip pieces in 6 C Stands, 2 Juniors, specific clamps, flags, silks, lighting dimmers, lens projection patterns (including a Dedo projection lens), MSE mounts and various backgrounds (chroma key, muslins, black, color solids etc). Look to me to make something out of nothing for a background. I can also adapt challenging lighting environments and recognize perils not obvious to greener camera people. Look to me to accentuate a shot, control it, improve it, direct it & make it yours. Back to the top of this page.


    Dollies, Camera Sliders & Other Support

    • Doorway Dolly,
    • Floor Dolly
    • Pipe Dollies are available with track
    • IGUS camera slider
    • 6' plus Speed Rails and sliders are available as well.
    • Level Cam camera tray,
    • 2 shoulder rigs: Wooden Camera & Black Magic Design (for any size camera)
    • Camera Glider (up to 15 lbs)
    • Additional Steadicam, as well Merlin experience.
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    Sound Gear

    Lectrosonics: UCR 100, 211 & 400 wireless (4 each)
    - Lavaliere heads include TRAM, Sony ECM 77, Countryman & Lectrosonics for transmitter

    Sennheiser

    Lavalieres include:

    EW G3 (4),

    SKP 500 (2),

    AVX Wireless (2)

    Shotguns include: MKH 416, ME66, ME80, ME64, MKH 816

    Nuemann
    - Neumann KMR82i MT shotgun

    Schoeps
    - Schoeps CMC6U/MK41 combination (hyper cardiod capsule).

    TRAM
    - TR 50 hard wire lavalieres (2)

    Lectrovoice
    - RE 50B handheld microphone

    Shure
    - 3 CVB-B/O Boundary Condenser Microphones

    Countryman B6 Hard Wire/XLR
    - 2

    Elvid Slate

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    Audio Mixers

    Tascam HS-P82: multi track recorder with time code sync (for film, or video SMTP time code referenced signal mixed synced and recorded) 8 separate + 2 stereo mixed. This mixer / recorder also has a sync/genlock connection, as well digital audio options aside from analogue inputs.

    Sound Devices 552: 5 channel mixer, 2 channel recorder with time code

    Sound Devices 664: multiple input channel mixer / recorder with time code

    PSC AlphaMix: 4 channel mixer

    Marantz: 2 channel mixer recorder: (PCM WAV or MP3).

    Tascam DR 100 Mark 2 recorder: (PCM WAV or MP3 at higher bit rate recording).

    Needed Accessories: Gentner Phone Bridge, XLR cables, time code connectors, lemo cables, adapters, attenuators, ground lifters and other audio accessories.


    Grip Package & Jib

    Grip packages are available with more equipment, including a gaffer, grip or 2 person crew or larger. Please call to arrange particulars in advance.

    • 40' Jimmy Jib / Camera Crane with micro jib available
    • IGES camera slider
    • Avenger Floor Dolly
    • 6 baby C-Stands
    • 4 Juniors
    • 2 Gary C-Stands
    • 4 sandbags
    • 2 Mayfers
    • 2 cartellinis
    • 4 ceiling scissors
    • Arri drop clamp
    • grip clips
    • 5 in 1 silk / reflector
    • Silver & Gold reflector (x2)
    • Full Apple Box
    • 10x10 frame with: single, double, solid
    • Gray Muslins, (can be lit any color)
    • Peach Muslin
    • Maroon Muslin
    • Other backgrounds available
    • Douvatine
    • Botero portable green screen,
    • chroma key papers and other colored papers
    • Neutral Density
    • CTB
    • CTO
    • Full Blues and other color correction rolls
    • Dimmers and electric cords
    • 18x24 single, double & solid
    • 24x26 single, double & solid
    • 4x4 frame with diffusion or gels expensed to client preference
    • 42x42 quarter silk, 42x42 full silk
    • 42x42 solid
    • 42x42 white
    • 3 reflectors
    • Other patterns, diffusion and tricks

    LINKS SECTION:

    Below is a links section to manufacturers of this gear & to provide you reference information

    Lighting For hiring labor of a single videographer, director of photography or a complete camera crew we have over 40K watts in professional lighting + Our founding DP/videographer Nick's experience as a cameraman spans lighting all types of experience & subjects. We can also arrange a gaffer, grip, key grip, best boy or other lighting crew members to support your production in CO.

    These Audio links to outside sites below are for your reference. The best production requires the best sound equipment from Lectrosonics lavalieres, PSC, Sound Devices & TasCam mixers/recorders, TRAMS, Electrovoice stick microphones with with single cameraman, DP or videographer. We also have Sennheiser & Neumann shotgun microphones and other sound equipment are always with our larger 2 person or larger camera crews. We have the sound equipment for other hiring camera crews as well with the experience to complete the picture with problem free sound for any video or film production.

    For your reference these lighting & grip links open to the manufacture's site -- Our video & film production lighting includes tungsten and HMI from ARRI fresnel& PAR, Lowel tungsten, Kino Flo or FLO Light fluorescent, diffusion including Chimeras or gels with the experience to make a scene. Additional lighting effects & patterns with Dedo lenses, patterns, and our crew & DP has experience spanning years of other lighting effects by grip, manipulation & magic tricks. Scalable - whether you need a single cameraman or a larger camera crew to set a interview or other scene.

    If you would detailed listings of every piece of lighting by instrument, our grip equipment, sound packages or camera support contact us and if we don't have it, we can get it.

    It takes more than gear for great pictures - Our founding videographer/DP Nick is also a accomplished in techniques of sound, grip + lighting for several types of productions and is a professional still photographer as well. Diversity includes storytelling spanning corporate videos, ENG, television advertising, interviews, features or packages, specific programming, features in HD & 35mm, product or services commercials, syndicated television, news, photography, live events + many other specific video / film production messages as a professional cameraman / producer. Nick our director of photography has also provided gaffer services to numerous other DP's, crew, camera people and productions from non broadcast, motion picture film production, HD features, news & studio sets + others in Colorado & traveling. If your a DP or videographer needing a gaffer with lighting, call us in CO.

    Whatever Production or Situation - If you need natural light control, green screen video, rugged terrain, portable sets or backgrounds, complex interview lighting, commercial or location production or other specific production - we have the adaptability; along with the previous experiences to plan ahead or your production. Mister Photon Media can also provide camera crew members to support your camera person, producer or company with the right equipment + the right personnel. Call us in advance and we can plan ahead for your exact equipment needs.

    The State - Our gear goes anywhere across Colorado with the crew. We work minutes away from the large metro & business areas; including Denver metro, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Fort Collins, Westminster, Lakewood, Englewood, Littleton, Parker, Lone Tree, Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Golden, Commerce City, Thornton, Northglenn, Lakewood, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch and Aurora. Other common areas include Vail, Aspen, the Ski Areas, other metro cities and wherever else you need in Colorado locally. As Colorado is large and diverse, so is our desire to work so count on a crew near you - Mister Photon Media. Please see our cities and areas covered in Colorado by this link.

    More Information; ENG Video Crews & TV Crews>>, Corporate Video Crews>>

    Our cameras for anyone on the globe: Our video & broadcast TV crew is NSTC or PAL camera equipped with high definition or SD video cameras. You can come from anywhere on the planet or send us anywhere you need with the confidence in options we provide. 35mm film, SLR film or HD is another option by director of photography or our film camera crew as well.Here are some links to NTSC and PAL video standards FAQ for your reference.

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