Ryan Lightbourn The Bahamas NEEDS YOU! BP WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT

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Bahamian film artist Ryan lightbourn. WE KNOW TALENT WHEN WE SEE IT!

Bahamas Press presents this weekend the work of Bahamian filmmaker, RYAN Lightbourn. In this video Ryan presents “The Bahamas in Technicolor”.

From the day we glimpse the work of this young Bahamian we began counting the days as to when the Ministry of Tourism or someone in the GOVERNMENT will contract him to shoot our international advertising material. THE BOY IS THAT GOOD! AND GUESS WHAT, HE IS BAHAMIAN!

We cannot believe what we see. The artistry, the historiographical imagery, THE DOWNRIGHT RAW NATURAL TALENT and the unbelievable display of the Bahamas seen through the eyes of one a we. All we could say is this, RYAN THE BAHAMAS NEEDS YOU!

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    PLEASE READ THE COMMENTS FROM PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF THIS VIDEO ONLINE….

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    Naldo Delva 4 days ago
    Awsome Homie, Just Awsome ! I cant Wait to get My Canon
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 4 days ago
    Thanks man, I’ve seen your new c.g. vids floating around…each one is 10x better than the last!
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    blackwatch plus 4 days ago
    incredible work Ryan
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 4 days ago
    appreciate it!
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    Pavel Shmelov 4 days ago
    I really enjoyed that. Everything was well framed and grading was spot on. My only gripe is once the Animal Collective song kicked it, I thought you used the dolly far too much. Other than that, good video.
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 3 days ago
    Appreciate the honest feedback…I completely agree with you!
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    Rick Macomber plus 3 days ago
    yeah… gotta agree with Paul. Loved the shot variatiion, composition, grading, everything… except the overuse of the slider. Keep them coming!!!
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    Shane Aguon plus 2 days ago
    Loved the dolly shots. Really encouraged me to try using it in more creative ways.
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    Benjamin 1 day ago
    I would like to know what kind of dolly you used Ryan. I was impressed by the smoothness of each shot!
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    Dan Carter plus 4 days ago
    Outstanding Ryan! Good contrast between the beauty and the not so.

    Thanks for sharing.
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    PUSH 4 days ago
    This is brilliant! Nice work Ryan 🙂
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    Wyatt McCallum 3 days ago
    This should be a Bahamas promotional video. Although, you may have to remove the dead fish!
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    Maximilian Majewski plus 3 days ago
    I agree. This really makes me want to go there, and that’s a good thing 🙂
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 3 days ago
    Haha yeah those dead fish are a mystery to me…that beached fishing boat been there for years & you need to climb through scrap metal to get inside. Not sure how they made their way into the control room!
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    Scott Klumb plus 3 days ago
    That was beautiful. Great filming and music.
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    konogan plus 3 days ago
    nice work
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    Daniel’Schadt 3 days ago
    00:40 is stunning !
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    Jesse Larson plus 3 days ago
    Gorgeous light at 01:34 !!!
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    Pedro Garcia 3 days ago
    Beautiful!!
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    Tyler Baptist 3 days ago
    I always knew VHS wasn’t actually dead, it’s just vacationing in the Bahamas!
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 3 days ago
    I should have brought some 35mm film reels and strung them around the graveyard…that would have started some great conversations with the film die hards!
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    Tom Mason plus 3 days ago
    Really nice, would you mind sharing what dolly you used and how you made it work on such low angle stuff?
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 3 days ago
    Thanks! I used the indislidermini…you can easily rest it on the ground for low angle shots.
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    Travis Johansen 3 days ago
    I was really wondering what slider you were using as I watched it. I’m impressed how low you could get as well as the clip at 1:40. sweet stuff.
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    Travis Johansen 3 days ago
    Ryan,
    Which indislider did you use/recommend? The mini, mini w/legs, or the mini deluxe with pistol grip? I’m not sure which to buy…
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    mini w/ legs & pistol grip…I made the mistake of not buying the pistol grip…luckily I have the 32″ Pro as well!
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    Ravi Vora 3 days ago
    Really well done! Convinced me to look at the indislidermini 🙂
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 3 days ago
    Thanks, it’s a great investment!
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    Magnus Sandström 3 days ago
    Love the VHS! 🙂
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    Nik Skavinsky 3 days ago
    Nice colors!
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    Sidney Manuel 3 days ago
    Great Job Ryan! This is really beautifully shot.
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    Colin Germesin 3 days ago
    today was greate but with this video you made my day even more beautifull..
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    Glad to hear that…thanks for watching!
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    Florent Porta plus 3 days ago
    Excelent ! The pictures are wonderful Nice job
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    Katie Armstrong plus 3 days ago
    Holy shit! RYAN!!! Ahhh, beautiful work! I can’t believe I hadn’t come across your videos sooner–I interned for Vimeo for half a year. Anyway, you’re so damn talented!

    This is an awkward place to say this, but I hope your wedding is as beautiful and magical as I imagine it will be. It kills me that I won’t be able to be Amanda’s date, but I’m stuck in Germany! Give Caitlin a squeeze for me!
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 3 days ago
    Thank you so much Katie!…We’ll get you a surrogate like George Sr. in Arrested Development. You’ll totally feel like you’re really rocking out with us on the big day.

    Amanda told me you interned for Vimeo…that’s so awesome! And speaking of talent, I just checked out your website…pure inspiration & awesomeness…I’m literally blown away. We should collab on something when you make your way back to the U.S. of A. I wish you all the best in Germany!
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    Robin Schmidt plus 3 days ago
    Nice one Ryan, I won the 14 Islands Bahamas Film Challenge earlier this year and spent nearly four weeks there this year shooting on a 7D. Here’s the trailer for the film I won the competition with!

    Love the Bahamas….

    vimeo.com/​9699388
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 16 hours ago
    Nice man, congrats on the win!
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    Nate Miller 3 days ago
    I paused “untitled” by andrew bird to play this, since it was on vimeo’s front page of what others are watching. funny coincidence.
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    Faustina Dwi Puspita 3 days ago
    love this… perfect beautiful!
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    Toddy Ivon 3 days ago
    The lens spec?
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    Nikon 50mm 1.4
    Sigma 24mm 1.8
    Tamron 14mm 2.8
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    Jacques plus 3 days ago
    Wowwwweeeee what did you use for color correction !?!
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    Magic Bullet Looks
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    Kaushik 3 days ago
    Spectacular! Stunning! And beautiful too! Canon you rock! Thanks for sharing this video.
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    Scott Ducey plus 3 days ago
    Ryan. What did you use to stabilize the camera? Particularly with the shots in the airplane. Your shots were very stable in the air, which is something that is difficult to do. The reason I know I am a photographer and a pilot. Great work by the way. I am gonna get me a slider!!
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    Thanks Scott…I kept the camera on the slider the whole time and rested the back end on my shoulder. For the shots out the window, I pressed the lens against the glass for stabilization. I tried a few shots with the window open but the wind destroyed them with jello cam!
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    Digifruitella 2 days ago
    00:13 – did you copy David Fincher, or did Fincher copy you? ;D
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    My attorney informed me that I cannot answer this question…!
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    Rhys Duindam 2 days ago
    Absolutely Wonderful
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    Colin Germesin 2 days ago
    What codec and what format did You used because it’s an mp4 with less then 120 mb??
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    H.264 at 5,000 kbps
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    Colin Germesin 2 days ago
    thanks ryan
    you helped me a lot 🙂
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    Sogun Media 2 days ago
    Simply beautiful.

    what’d you edit in?
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    keoshi plus 2 days ago
    What a fantastic piece, so simple and calm. Really makes you wanna go there.
    Superb composition and grading! Just curious, what app did you use?
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    AdamKaplan plus 2 days ago
    which indislider did you use?
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    The mini
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    aloha robert 2 days ago
    Thanks for sharing.
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    Jason Mercer 2 days ago
    Lovely stuff. Perhaps I’m being too literal, but how was Technicolor involved? All shot digitally? Or shot half on the Canon and half on 35?
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    Revive Media 2 days ago
    Those were some killer shots
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    planetMitch 2 days ago
    Featured on planet5D Cinema cinema.planet5d.com/​hns
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    I’m a fan of your site…thank you so much!
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    Darrell Kirk 2 days ago
    Ryan, I need to get out of Nikon! Have tons of Nikon lenses and want to know what lens converter from Nikon Lens to Canon camera body you use. Most of my lenses are manual focus and also have some very nice auto focus Nikon lenses. What adaptor do you use and what compromises. Great videos!
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    I just bought a $12 adapter off eBay. Make sure you get one that’s nice & thin…otherwise it may not fit on certain lenses. You should probably buy one for each lens…it’s a hassle to remove/re-attach the adapter on the job.
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    Darrell Kirk 2 days ago
    Hello, Ryan. Thank you for your quick reply. Is this the adapter you are using:

    Fotodiox V.2. Lens Mount Adapter

    This would work for manual lens, what about a full blown electronic lens like the Nikon 17 -35mm DX 2.8 lens? Should I buy the $75. adapter for that lens and these $16. adapters for the manual lenses?

    Thank you
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    Darrell Kirk 2 days ago
    Link to the adapter:

    amazon.com/​Fotodiox-Mount-Adapter-Camera-Digital/​dp/​B001G4QXLE/​ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1287695019&sr=8-1
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 5 hours ago
    That one looks a little thick…I have one just like that for my wider lenses, but it won’t fit on my 100mm and barely fits on my 50mm. I’d go with something like this: bit.ly/​9yVf6G
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    Darrell Kirk 2 days ago
    Also, would you go 7D or 5D? Big price difference, and you get slow motion with 7D.
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 2 days ago
    Hey Darrell, I have both and I barely ever use my 7D. The low-light & full frame sensor outweighs slow-mo in my opinion!
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    Charly 2 days ago
    Beautiful, thanks for sharing.
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    Micah Van Hove 2 days ago
    I really like how you did your titles. How do you create the effect like the titles are slightly moving, as if on film?
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    Will Montgomery plus 2 days ago
    Beautiful, but I was really hoping it was the 3 strip technicolor film process however… of course it would be hard to get those cameras into the places you did. : )
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 1 day ago
    Haha, sorry I threw you off…def. couldn’t have scored all of these shots in such a short amount of time if I was shooting on film!
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    Mathieu NGUYEN 2 days ago
    excellent grading!
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    Shane Aguon plus 2 days ago
    Masterful use of the 5d MkII. Was really inspiring!

    I’m a 7D guy. Any tips on picture styles you wouldn’t mind kicking down? And was this all shot at 24p?
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 1 day ago
    Bring your contrast down all the way, saturation down one notch…it’s mainly all about the lighting though. Some of this was shot at 30p, slowed down to 24 with Cinema Tools.
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    Shane Aguon plus 1 day ago
    You are so the man for answering everyone’s questions.

    I’m assuming your in “Neutral” when you’re kicking down the contrast and saturation? Also, what makes you choose 24p over 30p for different shots?
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    Enzo Bachaumard 2 days ago
    frame rate??
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 1 day ago
    The project is 24fps. Some footage was shot 30fps, converted to slight slow-mo 24fps with Cinema Tools.
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    DELUXE 2 days ago
    LOve
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    Sinedie Video Design plus 1 day ago
    Perfect!!!!!!
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    victor wortmann 1 day ago
    I wanna watch it on a VHS, on a boat, in Bahamas.
    amazing.
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 1 day ago
    Thanks for watching…If you ever go down there…Harbour Island is pure bliss!
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    Engeltone 1 day ago
    Marvelous!
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    bitmap 1 day ago
    what was your colour grading process to get the nice rich tones?
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    Ryan Lightbourn plus 5 hours ago
    Increased contrast with RGB curves & raised the saturation
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    Romel Shearer 20 hours ago
    my homeland :)….. thanks for bringing me closer to home! love this vid.
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    The Funky Monkey 13 hours ago
    Great shots, just a tad too much slider for my liking tho!
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