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Is RAW video for you (…or me for that matter)?

Greetings all! Duane Shrode here – White Knuckle contributor, with what I hope to be a pretty interesting post. There has been a lot of buzz lately surrounding Magic Lantern‘s work, specifically as it relates to RAW video in Canon DSLR’s. If your not familiar with Magic Lantern, it’s an independent group that has been […]

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Breweries Bars, Beer Food, Flying High, Orphans, and Adventure Travel

One of the coolest parts of our job is the variety that it affords us. Sure, there’s the countless hours in the editing bay when you would trade your right arm for simple human interaction, but then there’s also the times you get to hop on a plane and go to Chicago, or Houston, or […]

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Guatemala Habitat for Humanity and Family Access Network

This is one of the most epic projects we have ever had the privilege of working on: The ten days in Guatemala were made more awesome by the incredible Habitat staff, the first class team from first Presbyterian Church in Bend, OR and of course, the amazing fun film crew that came with us.  Special […]

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Breweries Bars and Beer Food

Last week, White Knuckle Studios worked with Chris Spradley  and Jason Randles of Deschutes Brewery to wrap principal production on a 21 minute TV pilot entitled “Breweries Bars and Beerfood.”  Of course Steven Heinrichs   came along to take these and other beautiful production photos. The show is going to highlight great craft brews, the breweries that […]

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The Rule (Principle) of Three

Oh sure, everyone knows the “Rule of Thirds”. Everyone knows that you divide your frame into thirds and make sure that important elements in your frame happen on those lines.   It often makes for a more interesting image than one that just lies in the center in your frame.   Even consumer cameras often […]

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Northwest Quality Roofing

White Knuckle offers a service which we call “Facebook Videos” which are shorter videos at an affordable price.  Companies  can buy these individually,  in a four pack or in an eight pack. Here’s a four pack that we produced for Northwest Quality Roofing in Bend OR. x https://vimeo.com/61572465 x https://vimeo.com/61572466 x https://vimeo.com/61572467 x https://vimeo.com/61572468

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Cleaners, Marketers and Prayer People

Here’s a few of the most recent projects from the world of White Knuckle Studios. x https://vimeo.com/60796376 We were approached by Cathy’s Cleaners to create an ad highlighting the fact that they had complimentary pick up and delivery. x https://vimeo.com/60177712 A fast turn around project to advertise a marketing firms series of workshops. x https://vimeo.com/57493541 […]

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Bend OR: Photos and Video Stills

We were asked to do a promo video for an awesome non-profit called Family Access Network.  Here are some pictures and some video stills from that project.

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The Curse of the Lazy Brain

If you are a creative professional, you have an enemy:  a horrible monster that seeks to destroy your potential and limit your results. Many are enslaved by this insidious curse, not even realizing that it has control over them.  These poor souls languish under the weight of mediocrity, never quite understanding why their work doesn’t satisfy.  They […]

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Video Interns: Bend Oregon 2012

White Knuckle Studios is so excited to have interns for the summer of 2012: 3 of them to be exact. We recently gave them a quick lesson on the camera and sent them out to interview each other. Here are the results. They filmed, directed, did sound edited and did color correction… and they did […]

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