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Eye versus Camera: What's the Difference?

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Your eyes don’t always capture the world exactly as a video camera would. But the eyes are remarkably efficient organs, the result of hundreds of millions of years of co-evolution with our brains. In this video - part of the TEDEducation series -  Michael Mauser and animator Nick Hilditch outline the similarities and differences between your eye and a video camera.  
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Good Night (Shooting) Western Canada! Java Post Aerial Photography Now Has Night Certification!

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Java Post Aerial Photography is very pleased to announce that we have recently received our official certification for nighttime flight operations from Transport Canada. Java Post Aerial Photography is an experienced, fully certified and insured UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle, AKA "drone") operator, recognized by Transport Canada with an open Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC)…
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Capturing the Community Spirit for Tourism Saskatchewan.

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Java Post Production was the production house that helped Phoenix Group create the 2015 television and web video campaign for Tourism Saskatchewan. Led by the co-director/co-photographer duo of Greg Huszar and Derek Frankowski, Java Post created 2x60 and 12x15 commercials. As part of the overall campaign, our aerial photography division - Java Post Aerial Photography - was tasked with shooting the…
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Spending a Starry Night with Tourism Saskatchewan

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Java Post Production was the production house that helped Phoenix Group create the 2015 television and web video campaign for Tourism Saskatchewan. Led by the co-director/co-photographer duo of Greg Huszar and Derek Frankowski, Java Post created 2x60 and 12x15 commercials. As part of the overall campaign, our aerial photography division - Java Post Aerial Photography - was tasked with shooting the…
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Java Aerial USBs Are Winging Across The Prairies!

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A veritable flock of winged messengers will soon be flying into offices across the Prairie provinces. Java Post Aerial Photography is sending out promotional packages to advertising agencies and film and television production companies throughout Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Alberta. We're touting our wares...blowing our horn...and just generally sharing our enthusiasm for gorgeous aerial…
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Aaaaaaaaaaaaand Cut! The Cake.

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It was cake-cutting time again at the Java Post Production office yesterday, as we wished a happy birthday to our talented animators, Kevin and Tomás. Their birth dates are just a few days apart so we decided to kill two birds with one stone...or, in this case, eat two cakes with one fork...by celebrating both of them at the same time. Twice the cake, twice the fun! (Lemon glaze and Black…
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It's a Bowflex! It's a Back Brace! No, It's a Camera Rig!

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We've been testing out a new camera rig around the office, designed to take the weight off the camera operator's arms and shoulders while using our DJI Ronin hand-held camera stabilization gimbal. The rig, which is worn by the camera operator and looks like a back brace with a built-in flag pole, is called an Atlas Camera Support. Using fibreglass rods of differing flex (kind of like the…
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Throwback Thursday to Film Crew on set.

Topics:   Java Blog

For today's "Throwback Thursday" photo, we turn the Way-Back Machine to the late 80s/early 90s...back when Java Post Production was simply called Film Crew - a name that made up in clarity what it might have lacked in creativity.  And here, in glorious black and white (which was actually how the world looked back in those olden days, kids!), you can see the Film Crew...er,…
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Randy Shumay - Camera Test Model - The Sequel

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The sequel to "Randy Shumay - Camera Test Model." The silliness continues. Inspired by a Twitter comment from Lowell Dean, director of WolfCop. To watch the original "Randy Shumay - Camera Test Model" CLICK HERE.
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Wishing Everybunny a Happy Easter!

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Java Post Production wishes "everybunny" a very happy Easter!
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Saying Farewell To Karen Plumb

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Yesterday, March 31st, was a sad day at Java Post, as we said farewell to our much-loved friend and colleague, Karen Plumb. Joining the company back in August of 1999 ("When my age started with a two!," she says), Karen started as our receptionist. Her talents soon became apparent to us all, propelling Karen to her current position as the General Manager of Java Post Production. Karen…
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A Moment of Dronie Silliness.

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This moment of dronie silliness is brought to you by Java Post Aerial Photography. To see more stuff that's not nearly as silly, CLICK HERE.
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Another day flying at the K+S Potash Legacy Project near Bethune, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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This past Friday, Java Post Aerial Photography made another trip out to the K+S Potash Canada Legacy Project site, near Bethune, Saskatchewan, Canada. Thankfully, the temperature wasn't anywhere near the -40C it was when our flight crew was out there back at the end of February. To read about that frigid February flying photo adventure, CLICK HERE. Java Post Aerial Photography has been…
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Some "Dronies" with our DJI S900 Hexacopter.

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On a snowy-brown day in late March, the Java Post Aerial Photography flight crew, Jack and Trevor, took the latest member of our UAV drone squadron (a DJI S900 hexacopter) out for it's maiden flight.Of course, they also found a few moments to grab a dronie or two.See more HERE.
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Congratulations to Nightclub Confidential!

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Java Post Production congratulates the cast and crew of Nightclub Confidential for being nominated in the Best Documentary Series category at the 2015 Yorkton International Film Festival, taking place May 21-24 in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada. Nightclub Confidential is a Fahrenheit Films production, produced by Antonio Hrynchuk, Karen Parhar, and Eric Michael Perez. The series director is Antonio…
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