Jul
03

Good Boy

Author // Kylee Marie

Good Boy

This June we participated in the Minneapolis 48 Hour Film Project for our 5th year in a row! This is one of our favorite local competition film fests, mainly because from the time we turn in our film, it's only a matter of days before we get to see it on the big screen in a packed theater at the Riverview! There's nothing better than seeing your film like that...it's such a rush..

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Mar
12

The Other Side

Author // Kylee Marie

It's been a while!  I wanted to write a blog summarizing 2011, but I couldn't even fathom where to begin - it's all been such a whirlwind!  Last year was the kind of crazy busy year that could only prepare us to be launched straight into the most INSANELY busy year ever - and it's only March!

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May
04

Panasonic GH2 Overhaul Part 2

Author // Ryan Grams

Recently I spent the weekend with my family in Grand Forks, ND. I (intentionally) didn't bring much gear with me, but I did have my trusty GH2 + stock 14-40mm lens and my Steadicam Merlin. One afternoon while on a walk I did some shooting, and I wanted to see what kind of video I could put together while maintaining a 180° shutter angle.

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Dec
30

Bologna!

Author // Kylee Marie

We're burning the midnight oil here on what feels like a billion projects, so today, rather than tell you what I'm working on I thought I'd take a break to show you what I'll be doing on my next day off (not sipping a cool drink on a hot beach far away -- I have work to do here!).

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May
18

Simonson's!

Author // Kylee Marie

Simonson's!

What a BUSY spring we've had!  Back in mid-April we were contacted by Simonson's Salon to create two commercial videos that would air for the first time at KDWB's Star Party - and of course we jumped at the chance!  The videos spotlight specific services Simonson's offers, including a red carpet blow-out treatment, hair extensions, and color bug...

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Apr
03

Panasonic GH2 Overhaul Part 1

Author // Ryan Grams

Ever since our first video capable DSLR (the Nikon D90), we've found ourselves using them more and more for our projects. The large sensor combined with the extremely affordable prices, hath proved delicious. Since 2008, we've owned and shot video with the aforementioned Nikon D90, Canon 7D, Canon T2i, Panasonic GH1(3), Canon 60D, and now the Pansonic GH2.

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May
09

One Swell Taffy-Pulling Party!

Author // Kylee Marie

One Swell Taffy-Pulling Party!

In 2011 we began a partnership with the Science Museum of MN to create a series of educational short films on the topic of nanotechnology (watch the first Nano film here!!).  This spring, we completed the second and third shorts of the 4-film series, and I am SO happy with them...

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Apr
15

April Showers Bring May Photos!

Author // Kylee Marie

It's spring in Minnesota (sometimes it even feels like it!) and that means longer days, shorter sleeves, and outdoor photo shoots! I've been getting a lot of questions about our child/family/portrait shoots, so I'm dedicating this post to answering some of your questions and to offer you an AMAZING Spring Special. Read on!

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Jan
12

A Lesson in Rigging

Author // Ryan Grams

Back when the weather was warmer, I had the chance to use some of our more advanced rigging gear while working as the director of photography on a short film.  It was a run-and-gun, no-time-for-second-takes kind of shoot, but a lot of fun and a great chance to really put our gear to the test.

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Apr
10

Baby Presley's 4 Month Session

Author // Kylee Marie

I had the pleasure of photographing Miss Presley at the studio not once, but twice last month! She is just such a sweetheart, and is the absolute sparkling apple of her Daddy's eye.

Here are some of my favorite shots from her studio sessions!

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Mar
22

Welcome Mr. Jensen

Author // Kylee Marie

These past few weeks have been busy! There’s so much to blog about, but one topic has been at the top of the list for some time – Teddy Media would like to extend a warm and long overdue WELCOME to Christian Jensen!

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