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Keslow in Salt Lake City and New Orleans

Keslow Camera recently opened new offices in Salt Lake City, Utah and New Orleans, Louisiana. The new offices reflect rapid growth and the industry’s geographical migrations. Keslow Camera already supported a number of productions over the years in Utah, such as HBO’s “Mosaic,” Disney’s “Andi Mack” and now Paramount Network’s upcoming series “Yellowstone.”  The recent growth in Utah is significant. In… read more…


VENICE 001 Goes to Keslow

Peter Crithary, Dan Perry, Reginald Watson and the Sony LA Team barged into Keslow Camera today and surprised Robert Keslow by presenting him with Sony VENICE camera serial number 001. Peter emailed from LAX, where his flight back New York is delayed by winter storm Riley: “We completely surprised Robert by walking into his office this afternoon. I presented serial… read more…

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Keslow Camera Acquires Clairmont Camera

Keslow Camera announced today that it is acquiring Clairmont Camera in Hollywood and its Vancouver and Toronto operations. The move will more than quadruple Keslow Camera’s anamorphic and vintage lens inventory, and add a substantial range of custom camera equipment.  Clairmont founder Denny Clairmont, one of the industry’s most respected talents in front and behind the camera, announced his retirement. Clairmont Hollywood will eventually be consolidated to Keslow Camera’s headquarters in Culver City. The acquisition is expected to be completed on or before August 4. The end of an era. The beginning of a new one. read more…

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Keslow Camera’s Cinefade Demos

Cinefade Demos at Keslow Camera: Variable depth of field with exposure control

Keslow Camera (Culver City) will host Cinefade Demo Days on Tuesday, May 30 and Monday, June 5. Cinefade is a variable depth-of-field/aperture device. The effect can be continuously variable depth of field up with constant exposure. In other words, it’s kind of like a rack focus for exposure. For example: ECU of a beautiful actress, wide open, T1.3, blurred background, nice… read more…

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Preston LR2 Demo and Keslow Open House

On Saturday, July 16, the crew from Preston Cinema Systems pulled into Keslow Camera’s Culver City headquarters on Blackwelder Street for a day of Light Ranger 2 demos and a Keslow Camera Open House. Howard Preston, Alanna Berkson and Matt Davis provided hands-on demos with a large variety of camera and lens combinations equipped with the LR2. The Light Ranger 2 is described by Howard Preston as… read more…

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Vantage One 120mm T1 at Keslow

Keslow Camera has received the new 120mm Vantage One T1 spherical prime lens.  So has Camtec. This is the ninth focal length in the Vantage One wide aperture set, available for rental. The Vantage One set now consists of: 17.5, 21, 25, 32, 40, 50, 65, 90 and 120 mm, all T1, and all close-focusing. read more…

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Keslow Camera’s New Space

Keslow Camera has moved to a stunningly beautiful new building on Blackwelder Street in Culver City (off La Cienega, just south of I-10). The 35,000 square foot space looks like it jumped right out of the pages of a coffee-table book on architecture. The Bauhaus meets Southern California style was designed by architecture firm Abramson Teiger. With clean, efficient lines, custom space-light-like LED lighting, form-following… read more…


Keslow gets Vantage Ones

  Keslow Camera has received the first 3 focal lengths of the new Vantage One T1.0 Spherical Prime Lens set: 25, 40, and 65 mm. I believe this is the first in the USA. The full Vantage One set will consist of 17.5, 21, 25, 32, 40, 50, 65, 90, and 120 mm — all T1.0. Above T2, Vantage One… read more…

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