Shot on a night SUP session at 1am, this short film from the guys at Harbour Media shows how moonlight paddling can be a truly magical experience. Pick the right weather and a safe location and you could have the paddle of your life. But trying to capture the true mood of a night paddle is not easy to do, and takes the right kit and the right camera man. The Harbour Media crew have done a great job. Read about the technical stuff below;
“After seeing the lowlight capabilities of the Sony a7s, I decided to test both the camera and another product in moonlight. I was amazed at what the camera could achieve at such high ISOs recording only internally using XAVCS format. Un-graded footage shot on PP4 Slog 2
All scenes were shot over 32,000 iso and the bulk of the scenes were shot at 50,000 iso. I used the metabones adapter for canon lenses and shot on 50mm prime lens at F1.8. There is some purple fringing from a light leak with the metabones in the bottom left corner.
This could have been brighter if I shot at the end of the year as the moon would be in a better position, but the camera performed fantastically well as it was pretty dark to the eye.”