Peter S. Palmer – Camera & Steadicam Operator, Editor, Visual Effects Artist

I am a London-based freelance all-rounder videographer / filmmaker.

I work closely with clients as a Camera and Steadicam Operator, Editor, Colour Grader, VFX and Motion Graphics Artist.

I have worked on more than a 100 short and feature films, music videos, acting showreels, trailers, short form online fashion and lifestyle videos, live events and commercials in the past years. I bring my passion and dedication to all projects I participate in.

I am available for freelance work in London and all around in the UK and Europe.

Portfolio

Corporate introduction video for TCCA (Turkish Cypriot Community Association)

Training intro for the ODB new hires.

Commercial for Pilsner

Mirzya premier at BFI London Film Festival 2016 – Red Carpet event with Anil Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Saiyami Kher, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Art Malik.

Advert video for the dating site, provenattraction.com

Showreel scene for Jack Rowan and Shenay Stephenson actors.

Promotional video for Lizzie Adams, starla yoga teacher.

Showreel scene for Kieran E. Sims and Goncalo Rochato actors

Promotional video for House of Creo, a classic dance school

An other video for TCCA, featuring their room hire facilities

Showreel scene for Lorena Dale and Steve Ram actors

Music video features 6 young singers: Isidora Fairhurst, Maisie Fawcett, Shelley Harrison, Luke Lowry, Liam Pinzon, Shenay Stephenson.

Showreel scene for Michael David and Joe Dunne actors.

Showreel comedy scene for Katie Porter and Andrew Rowe actors.

Showreel comedy scene for Jess Kent-Smith and Nicholas Halliwell actors.

Dancing promo for Shenay Stephenson & Maisie Gee dancers.

testimonials

“Peter is an exceptional artist who had the passion and dedication required for the job ensuring that every single frame that he produced was perfect. Being a producer, it was great to have Peter in my team as he made the task at hand a simple, straightforward and pleasurable experience. I couldn’t recommend Peter highly enough.”

-Phil Meachem-

Genesis Flux Films
Project ‘Sophie’s Fortune

“I would happily recommend Peter’s services to anyone looking for either a capable and creative camera operator or video editor. Over the years, he has been an instrumental asset to our business in helping develop content”

-Tim Soj-

Proven Attraction

“Hi,
Just wanted to say very quickly that pros who watched the video are very impressed. The visuals are very strong and well put together. Amazing we did it quite quickly too.
So well done”

-Sailesh Ram-

Editor – Asian Culture Vulture

“Peter is very reliable young man. He gets the work done on time. I am very pleased with the outcome of the work he produced for me. I will highly recommend him.”

-Tunde Olasupo-

Choreographer

“Peter is a highly skilled Director of Photography as well as a gifted editor. I was amazed by his professionalism on set. He brings a unique enthusiasm to projects. I would highly recommend this media professional for up coming works.”

-Ryan Claffey-

Kliche Entertainment

“Hey Pete,
It is exactly how I imagined it would look. It is awesome. I really enjoyed it.
Thank you”

-Daniel Bailey-

Choreographer

Clients

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Kit list

  • Sony 16-50mm f/2.8 DT lens
  • Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 USD lens
  • Filmcity Shoulder Rig
  • Follow focus
  • MB-600 Matte Box
  • HAMA ND2-ND400 Variable ND filter
  • 4 x batteries
  • 2 x 32MB memory cards
  • The Sony A77 is a professional DSLR camera with translucent mirror technology which provides full-time continous autofocus. The top features are the 24.3 megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor, 12fps burst mode at full 24.3 megapixel resolution, Full HD (1920×1080 pixel) Movies at 60p, 60i, or 24p, SteadyShot Image stabilization system, Multi-frame Noise Reduction, Object tracking autofocus and many more. The Sony A77 provides professional look in any circumstanses and it is never let you down.

  • Comfort vest
  • Double arm
  • 7″ Full HD monitor
  • 15kg loading capacity
  • Steadicam is a camera stabilizing system which isolates the camera from the operator’s movement. It allows for a smooth shot, even when moving quickly over an uneven surface. This allows the speed and the fexibility of a handheld camera without the annoying shaky movements.

  • 8-12 feet long
  • Tilt head
  • This 12 feet long jib is useful for getting high shots, or shots which need to move a great distance horizontally or vertically, without the expense and safety issues of putting a camera operator on a crane. This high quality jib can be set up in less then 5 minutes and then it can provide amazing Hollywood style shots.

  • 47inch / 120 cm
  • Ultra quiet
  • Auto panning function
  • Extra smooth & no caton
  • A camera slider is a set of bracketed tracks that mounts to either a set of tripod legs or a light stand. The slider has a movable “carriage” that can be attached directly to the camera, or a tripod head can be attached between the camera and the carriage for more panning and angle options. It allows a very gentle and smooth camera movement which makes a bit difference in story-telling

  • 1.8 metre high
  • Fluid head
  • This aluminium tripod can operate whitin 640 mm and 1800 mm high. The infinitely fluid damping system insures smooth camera movements. This tripod is ideal for all DSLR and HDV camcoder up to 5 kgs.

  • 6x 800W Redheads
  • 3x 950W FST Softboxes
  • Aperture LED light
  • 5 in 1 Circular Reflector
  • The proper lighting is key for the good cinematography. Currently I own 6x 800W redhead lights with LEE filters (3x white, 4x CTB, 4x CTO, fern green, bright yellow, moonlight, fire), 3x FST softboxes, an Aputure Amaran AL-H160 LED Video Light and a 110 cm 5 in 1 circular reflector.

  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • After Effects
  • Element 3D V2
  • Magic Bullet Suite
  • Optical Flares
  • Trapcode Suite
  • For the post production I use Adobe CS6 softwares such as Premiere Pro, Encore, Photoshop, After Effects and Mocha.
    Plug-ins: Magic Bullet Colorista III, Mojo, Looks, Element 3D V2, Optical Flares, Twitch, Trapcode Shine, Particular 2, Form, The Foundry’s Tracker, Primatte Keyer

  • Built-in high-quality stereo mics
  • 24 bit resolution WAV recording
  • 320kbps stereo MP3 capture
  • Limiter and Auto level control
  • Tascam DR-05 brings high-quality stereo recording to an easy-to-use portable powerhouse. The DR-05 records MP3 or WAV format – including 96kHz/24-bit high resolution audio – to microSD or microSDHC media. A pair of all-new microphones handles up to 125dB SPL with the sensivity to capture every detail. With new recording features like Peak Reduction and Quick Menu, the DR-05 puts album-quality recording in the palm of your hand.

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