Mark

Mark Viol

Mark is our Photographer & Videographer, responsible for managing and developing the continued expansion of the Visual Arts Department at Ravenshoe. Mark brings a critical visual eye to every project and revels in taking on new and exciting assignments that challenge his creativity. Mark developed his passion for photography at an early age, borrowing the family camera, a Brownie Starflash, for a school trip to the Zoo. He recalls, “I was so excited I burned through the roll of film in the first 30 minutes.” Since then he’s shot with numerous cameras from the Polaroid Zip to medium and large format and now into the exciting world of high definition video. His expertise includes colour correction, image manipulation and retouching.


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Canon Digital Photo Professional (DPP) Workflow Tutorial

Let me preface this post by saying that my main RAW file converter/processor is Capture One Pro 6 https://www.phaseone.com/en.aspx by PhaseOne www.phaseone.com, however I have had occasion to use Digital Photo Professional for personal use and for tasks like previewing and selecting the best images for editing. First step is...

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Morning Commute: A Time-lapse with Final Cut Pro X

Shooting A Canon 7D with Sigma 10mm fisheye lens was mounted to the dashboard of my car via Manfrotto’s 175 Spring clamp and a small ball head to capture the 48 minute drive. The movie is comprised of 958 jpeg images taken 3 seconds apart – utilizing Canon’s TC-80N3 Timer...

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Final Cut Pro X & Time-lapse Astrophotography

Many industry pros have been complaining about the new Final Cut Pro X. I really like it! It’s clean, fast and has a bunch of great new features – especially for DSLR shooters. Apple is seldom wrong when it comes to our electronic devices and the software that goes with...

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Monitor Calibration: The Only Guide You’ll Need

Thankfully, with today’s LCD/LED technology, monitors are more accurate and consistent right out of the box than CRT’s of yesteryear. Gone are the, strangely now popular vampire complexion and Canadian tourist heading down south to tropical climes for winter vacation and falling asleep on the beach the first day for...

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Photography Predictions 2011

Welcome to the first Annual Photography Predictions where I’ll prognosticate trends for the coming year. So, without further ado… The megapixel war will continue to rage on with the big 2 combatants, Canon and Nikon, releasing cameras in the in 30 mp range. Don’t expect any new full-frame cameras to...

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