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Dustin W

Director of Photography / Cinematographer

Brooklyn, NY Member since June 2016

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Dustin Ward is a Director of Photography based in New York City with a focus on narrative filmmaking. His notable films include ​Four Eyes​ (Best Film Nominee, with four Official Selections), Proximity (​Awarded Best Cinematography, Best Film, with seven Official Selections)​, Preparation (​Awarded Best Film, Best Cinematography Nominee, with sixteen Official Selections), T​he Time In-Between the Seconds ​(Awarded Best Cinematography, two Cinematography Nominations, Best Color, with fifteen Official Selections),​ ​and ​Princess Cut (streaming on HBO)​. W​hile his primary focus is narrative filmmaking, his eye is also trusted by titans such as​ Forbes, Apple, A&E, Warner Bros, HP, Dell, Levi’s, Johnson & Johnson, Sephora, and more. His earliest film endeavors were producing videos for local non-profits during his adolescence, and his first big milestone was selling out a movie theater for his six episode series, Rocketship Radio Show, for which he was Producer and Director of Photography.

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Rokinon DS Kit + Pelican + ND + Canon 24-105

This is the new DS line of Rokinon Cine Lenses. 16, 24, 35, 50, 85mm T1.5 Tiffen Variable ND with IR protection Pelican hard case Canon EF Mount Covers Full-Frame Sensors Dual Side Focus and T-Stop Scales De-Clicked Aperture Ring Manual Focus and Aperture

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OWNER NOTES

This is the new DS line of Rokinon Cine Lenses.

16, 24, 35, 50, 85mm T1.5

Tiffen Variable ND with IR protection

Pelican hard case

Canon EF Mount

Covers Full-Frame Sensors

Dual Side Focus and T-Stop Scales

De-Clicked Aperture Ring

Manual Focus and Aperture

$99
per day
$99
per day
New DS Rokinon 24mm Cine Lens

Flawless condition

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Flawless condition

$25
per day
$25
per day
$25
per day
Kessler Pocket Jib Pro + K-Pod + Hercules 2.0 Head

Includes: Caster Wheels, K-Pod Tripod System, Swivel Mount

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INCLUDES

  • Caster Wheels
  • K-Pod Tripod System
  • Swivel Mount
  • Custom Case
  • Hercules 2.0 Head
  • Kwik Release Plate System
  • 50lbs worth of rubber edged weights

OWNER NOTES

This package includes the Pocket Jib Pro, Swivel Mount, Custom Case, K-Pod Tripod System, Hercules 2.0 Head, Kwik Release Plate System, 3 Caster Wheels and Feet (makes it super easy to move around), and 50lbs worth of Rubber Edged Weights.

Here is Kessler's video with my exact setup (except that I have caster wheels in addition to what is shown):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iZ9HsdjI1Y

Kessler-

"The Pocket Jib™ PRO is the most heavy duty jib in our Pocket Jib series designed specifically for a greater weight capacity when larger cameras and rigs are being used. With its heavy duty, dual-arm design, the Pocket Jib PRO can handle up to 50 lbs. in any length configuratio

$99
per day
$99
per day
Canon C100 C300 C500 Shoulder Mount (works with other cameras)

-Plate takes any camera with 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 -Tripod Mountable with 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16 -Push-Button Adjustable Hand Grips -18" Extendable Rods

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OWNER NOTES

-Plate takes any camera with 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16

-Tripod Mountable with 1/4"-20 or 3/8"-16

-Push-Button Adjustable Hand Grips

-18" Extendable Rods

$35
per day
$35
per day

Reviews (26)

Average 5.0 Stars

Loved using the kit and it was super clean and organized. Dustin was easy to communicate with and experience was solid.

Excellent equipment, very easy pick up and flexible return.

Amazing set of lenses. Dustin was very responsive and it was easy to communicate with him.

Really effective communicator

Excellent and friendly rental process

Excellent and really communicative process!

Dustin was great, gear was full and worked perfectly. Pickup/dropoff was a breeze. Thanks!

Super fast and easy to rent from!

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New DS Rokinon 24mm Cine Lens

August 2019

Dustin's speedy response on this sturdy 'pod rescued me from a shoot emergency. All the good video karma is coming to him!

Dustin was awesome and super flexible!

Dustin was so easy to rent off of. Super accomadating, incredibly kind and kept great open communication! Will definitely be going back to him for some gear 🤘

Dustin was very friendly and communicative and I would definitely rent from him again.

Great product. Dustin was very helpful and accommodating. Highly recommend.

Great communication, showed up on time for pickup and return. Would definitely rent to Dustin again!

FF worked great. Easy pickup/dropoff.

Great Rental!

Owner

New DS Rokinon 24mm Cine Lens

November 2017

Smooth transactions, would rent again!

Owner

New DS Rokinon 16mm Cine Lens

September 2017

Great customer service

Owner

New DS Rokinon 24mm Cine Lens

August 2017

Dustin was great, great lens, attentive, thank you, recommended

great rental!

Good communication. Very flexible.

Owner

New DS Rokinon 24mm Cine Lens

February 2017

Awesome! Easy to rent and great dude!

Owner

New DS Rokinon 24mm Cine Lens

November 2016

Another great experience renting from a great renter!

Owner

New DS Rokinon 24mm Cine Lens

November 2016

Very helpful and easy to work with! Will definitely rent again.

Owner

New DS Rokinon 24mm Cine Lens

October 2016

Dustin was quick to communicate with and flexible with pickup and drop-off. Would definitely recommend renting with him. I would suggest he gets a pelican case for these nice lenses though and not send them out in the original boxes.

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1 person recommends Dustin.

Dustin was great and respectful, I recomend his equipment

September 2017