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Become the next James Cameron with your camera Have you ever wanted to make a family documentary, short indie movie or music video for your band but worried about the cost of getting a new video camera? A DSLR camera can be a sweet alternative for short movie makers. Tyara Putri doles out tips and gear recommendations for making awesome HD videos with DSLR cameras Camera with HD video 1DSLR recording
The advantage of experimenting with DSLR cameras are cheaper lenses (with great depth-of-field), simplicity and their relative user-friendliness compared to many HD video cameras. The Canon EOS 7D (JPC Kemang, Rp. 12,518,000 body only) is one of the best midrange DSLR cameras for shooting video since it was the first Canon DSLR to capture 23.98 fps (frames per second) progressive, which is the same speed as standard film projection. It also has excellent image quality, flexible autofocus system, big bright viewfinder, and wireless flash control. For other brands, you can deliver the money for Sony A560 or Nikon D300s.
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You’ll want to look for lenses with big F stops. If Canon is your religion, then you can go for the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM (JPC Kemang, Rp. 11,982,000), it’s a great all around lens for full frame sensor cameras. It’s sharp, versatile, fast focusing and very well built. This lens has the ability to capture in ultra-wide angle 24mm which makes it ideal for digital as well as film shooters, not to mention the outstanding optics via its two Aspherical elements and a new UD glass element. If you’re using a Sony camera, you can use the 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T (JPC Kemang, Rp. 15,419,000) or AF-S 24-70mm f/2.86 ED (JPC Kemang, Rp. 16,339,000) for your Nikon DSLR.
3 Massive memory
As you can guess, HD quality movies take up plenty of space on your memory card, so
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you’ll need either high-capacity media or several memory cards handy in your bag. The ideal memory cards are those with high transfer rates, let’s say, 90mb per second is good for video shooting. Sandisk Extreme Pro 64Gb (JPC Kemang, Rp. 5,995,000) is a memory card that’s fast enough to keep up with your advanced DSLR, and with up to 64Gb of storage, you’ll be ready for more RAW, JPEG and high-def video. Though it delivers professional performance, please note that not all cameras can support 64Gb capacity compact flash cards.
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There are plenty of editing programs that you can use to turn your raw footage into a fantastic flick. For professional results, you’ll want to go with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5, Final Cut Pro, or Avid Composer. Adobe Premiere is probably the most well-known video editing software these days. The latest version of Adobe Premiere PRO has added RED format support and smooth integration with Photoshop, Soundbooth and After Effects. It’s a bit faster than Final Cut Pro and it works on both operating systems. Note that these programs take a while to learn. As an alternative, there’s always freeware options like iMovie for Macs or Microsoft Movie Maker for the PC. These two are probably the easiest to use video editing software programmes available, and they can still deliver quite polished results.
5 Editing room on the go
Digital video editing is an intensive process that requires a computer that’s capable of handling memory-busting workloads. Mac or PC, desktop or laptop, it should be a problem as long as the computer you’re working with has sufficient RAM (at least 2Gb) and it has the latest graphics and audio cards to support real-time video editing. The computer should also have a Firewire input, also called IEEE 1394 or iLink, to transfer your video quickly. A USB 2.0 port will also work in place of Firewire, but isn’t as fast and doesn’t give you as many options for connecting external devices to the computer.
6 What about audio?
If you want to use a microphone for your DSLR, you can try Rode Video Shotgun NTG-2 (www.deltamusik.com, Rp. 3,300,000) or Sennheiser MKE400 (JPC Kemang, Rp.2,772,000). The MKE 400 is a very rugged, versatile microphone designed for great video sound. Its compact and lightweight design makes it the perfect companion for modern camcorders. The MKE 400 is simply attached to the camcorder shoe mount and connected to the external microphone input. For cameras without an accessory shoe, there are shoe adapters commercially available that enable the microphone to be fitted directly onto the side of the camcorder.
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Right now, we want... The Originals by The Body Shop Since everyone loves a little blast-fromthe-past, right now we’re in love with The Original’s line from The Body Shop which Anita Roddick, the founder, first introduced back in the 1980s. Feel the great 80’s sensations of cucumber cleansing milk, fuzzy peach bath and shower gel, banana shampoo and many more. The recycled bottle makes them even easier on the environment. (Rp.69,000 – Rp.89,000. Available at all The Body Shop counters)
Rouge Artist Lipstick by Make Up For Ever Formulated with 50 per cent more pigment than traditional lipsticks, the Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense series give an immediate trueto-colour result. With a blend of three natural waxes and creamy texture glides, the extensive colour and texture range provides unlimited creativity. All that, plus they come in 50 different shades and three finishes: matte, pearly and satin for varying effects. (Rp. 235,000. Available at all Make Up For Ever counters)
Suedehead by Ida Bagus Aris Ishak Widiarsa and Gusti Ayu Dui Sudarwa influences, from the eclectic dance punk of Ian Division to the metal judgement of Motorhead, they are tying to break into the fashion industry with a mix of local pride and faith in a brighter future. Why we like it?
What is it? Suedehead is a shoe line that specialises in unisex boots made from suede that are comfortable and quirky at the same time. Some of the shoes in this collection have a cool leopard, zebra or other animal prints on the inside, with neutral plain colours on the outside. How did it start? Suedehead was, in Ida and Gusti’s words, ‘born from a man who loves God and a woman with a mind full of fashion ideology’. Together they started the shoe business back in mid 2008. With strong musical and subcultural
Suedehead got our attention since the very first time we saw their shoes, and we’ve witnessed this couple make great progress with their product designs, both in terms of material and the overall collection. Though they don’t accept custom orders for designs, they do make custom sized shoes for those with feet size 45 and above. Other than that, we like Suedehead for their persistence in selecting great shoe fabrics with excellent quality. It’s no wonder that, to dat,e they have sold more than 1,000 pairs and have reseller stores in Bali, Jakarta, Jogjakarta, the United States and France. Where can we get Suedehead? For Jakartans, Suedehead is available exclusively at Soled Store, Jl. Panglima Polim V, no. 23 with prices ranging from Rp.450,000 – Rp. 2,000,000. To see their complete collection, you can also check out their website www. godspeedsuedehead.com. Tyara Putri
Just Opened Voila & Soled Store
Jeffrey Campbell Finally, we don’t have to search high and low for a pair of Jeffrey Cambell shoes anymore! Campbell’s footwear has popping up in high concept boutiques and on the shelves of top retailers across the continent, and now we can grab his amazing Mary Rocks lace-up platform wedges, Ninety Nine black ankle high bootie, the wooden wedge Snick Stud and the Belgium black leather peep toe wedge (Rp.1,625,000-Rp.1,825,000) at Tribute. (See Hotshops for details)
Last month, Voila and Soled, Jakarta’s newest consignment store, opened it’s door. About a month before they finally launched, in collaboration with Studio 13, the team made a campaign called ‘The Pink Moustache’ to get the Facebookers attention. The Pink Moustache campaign requires you to put on a, of course, pink moustache on your Facebook profile picture as a sign of your participation and to score an invitation to the opening night. Studio 13 is also responsible
for the store design. Standing across from another concept store, LOT 36, Voila and Soled looks outstanding with its neat and minimalist interiors in white dominant colours. Voila carries a wide range of women’s local brands made up of such notable names as Vahada, Lilou, Ruph, Douche, Never Understand, Proud Parents, Screaming Cheap, Utee and Terror wooden jewellery, while Soled is a shoe store that provides various selections of footwear made by young and emerging Indonesian shoemakers with renowned brands like Amble, Naima, Suedehead and MLN. Both stores feature collections that are just too tempting. Why is it that in a city like Jakarta, we never seem to run out of new places to spend our money? Tyara Putri Voila and Soled Store Open daily 1pm-9pm, Jl. Panglima Polim V, no. 23. 021 9917 2281. www.voila-store.com
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On trial:Gold Listings
Made in Indonesia Since Always by Resida Irmine
How did you get into fashion design? I‘ve always wanted to be in this industry and be a designer. As simple as that. What inspires you? SHOES, SHOES and SHOES. Seeing somebody’s vintage closet and reading interviews with successful people. After seeing your debut collection, ‘Separatiz’, that featured monochrome pieces with edgy cutting, this third collection seems to be more femininem with softer colours. How would you describe your current collection, ‘Adaptare’? Since it’s a summer collection, I was really inspired by how French men dressed up and adapted the Japanese cut; I think it is such a perfect collaboration.
Could you give us a briefing on what’s in and out on this season? In: Leopard, ‘Mad Man’ retro style things, boyish shoes (loafers, lace up flats), lace, and velvet. Out: Rolled over pants, especially for men, pastel colours, clogs, and overpriced basic tees. What do you do during the day? Eat, pray, love. We’ve heard about your former label, Proud Parents. What makes it different from Since Always and how do you manage those two? Proud Parents was my collaboration between myself, Muqliza Imroni (Sou Brette) and AOD. Since Always is now my current full time project, which I think is more mature and selfish. Do you have any advice for young women that want to be fashion designers? Find your identity and be strong. There’s some tough competition out there. Got any project coming up soon? Jakarta Fashion Week in November plus some secret projects going on. Tyara Putri
Time Out Jakarta has scoured the city’s many malls and bustling highstreets in search of the hottest shops. Listed here are the stores with the best products (variety and quality), service, and customer satisfaction.
Events On going until Sun 3
Known for her former collaborative label, Proud Parents, Resida Irmine is now finally settling down with her very own label, Since Always. Let’s see what this young lady has to say about her passion in fashion.
Caviar line by Skin Food
Marks & Spencer Bazaar Central Park Mall, Ground floor, Jl. Letjen S Parman, kav. 28. Enjoy up to 70% off on Marks & Spencer’s women, men and kids collections.
What it is: Skin Food Gold Caviar Line What it claims: A comprehensive line of skin care cosmetic that combines Russian caviar from sturgeons that have lived for more than 100 years with pure 24-karat gold to provide nutrition, elasticity and fortification to your skin, as well as an anti-aging ingredient, adenosine, to reduce wrinkles. How it works: Their are five parts to this luxury line of cosmetics. You start by applying the toner after your regular cleansing. Gently press with your palm so your skin absorbs the toner fully. Then, apply the eye lifting serum evenly around the delicate eye area, followed by the serum. The anti-aging action of the caviar extract and gold in this comprehensive-care serum will help counter wrinkles and moisten, nourish, firm up, and fortify your skin. The next step is applying the emulsion to help moisturise and revitalise the skin. Which brings us to the last step, applying the cream. Formulated with caviar and gold and providing anti-aging and cellular-renewal effects, the gold caviar cream claims to make your skin firm and moist. What we say: Three is a crowd, five is just too much. We think that a five step skin treatment regime (which doesn’t even count the initial cleansing), is way too complicated. Not to mention a pain for everyday use. But if that’s the price to avoid wrinkles, then ask us again in ten years to see if we really think its worth it. Our rating: 2/5 Cost: Toner (Rp.347,000), emulsion (Rp.347,000), serum (Rp.402,500), cream (Rp.402,500), eyelifting serum (Rp.402,500), nutrient mask (Rp.53,000). Where to buy: Senayan City, 2nd floor #02-01, Jl. Asia Afrika, lot. 19. 021 7278 1140.
On going until Sun 10 The Warehouse Sale La Piazza Kelapa Gading, Ground floor, Jl. Boulevard Kelapa Gading Raya. 021 4586 4928. Find good deals on Oakley, Insight, TDX, Alpinestarts products and many more with up to 90% discounts.
On going until Wed 13 Centro Price Attack 1)The Plaza Semanggi, Jl. Jend Sudirman, kav. 50. 021 25536255. Get a special price at Centro Lifestyle Department, with specially marked-down products from Rp.59,000 to Rp.199,000 . Get additional promo for Citibank credit card holder.
Fri 15-Sun 17 Monstore Art Exhibition Mazee, fX Lifestyle X’nter, Jl. Jend Sudirman, Pintu Satu Senayan. Monstore will present an art exhibition and the launch of Monstore x The Trees and The Wild Collection at the same time. Here you can also listen to the latest single of The Trees and The Wild that have never been played elsewhere before.
Wed 28 JICC Christmas Bazaar Kemang Village, Jl. Pangeran Antasari, no. 36. Jakarta International Community Center (JICC) will present Christmas Bazaar where you can find numerous fashions, jewellery collections and chic furniture. There will be 80 selected vendors joining this huge international bazaar.
Hot Shops Homewares Accupunto Grand Indonesia East Mall, L3-39, Jl. MH Thamrin, no. 1. 021 2358 1158. www.accupunto. com Presenting the first collaboration between the international awardwinning contemporary furniture brand, Accupuntio, with the world renowned designers Leonard Theosabrata, Michael Young and Yos S. Theosabrata. You will be able to find both ergonimic and elemental furniture at this new store. Muji Plaza Indonesia 2nd floor, Jl.
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Tanah Kusir. 021 9407 7165. www. visionmissionjkt.com. Born from Indonesia’s most popular online forum kaskus.com, Vision Mission has settled and managed their own webstore. Their latest collection ‘The Prior’ will reminds you of daddy’s washed denim in 501 cut. Voila Jl. Panglima Polim V, no. 23. 021 9917 2281. www.voila-store. com Voila is a store that carries a wide range of local women’s brands made by some of Indonesia’s own young and talented designers such as Vahada, Proud Parents, Lilou, Ladouchevita, and many more. In the same store, there’s Soled store where you can find the coolest footwear from Naima, Suedehead, Amble and MLN.
Love is like a box of shoes You can never have too many of them MH Thamrin, no. 28-30. 021 319 90171. This lifestyle shop from Japan has an amazing collection of stationery, clothing, kitchen sets, bedding sets, make up, shoes; you name it, they’ve got it in their 400 sqm store. With no less than 2,300 items, 15 per cent of them are eco-friendly products made from recycled materials
shopping online at This is Easton webstore. They have detailed fit guide for the jeans you’re going to buy, so all you have to do is measure your body right before clicking that ‘check out’ button up there. Fashion Private www. fashionprivate.com Claiming to be Indonesia’s first private shopping club, you have to sign up to be a member. Local After registering as a member, you can shop for your favourite branded 16DS Level One Grand Indonesia East Mall, Jl. MH Thamrin, no. 1. www. fashion items from up-scale designers like Dior, Gucci, Marc Jacobs and many sixteendscale.com. This Bandungmore at special discounts of up to 80%. based denim label finally opened their Ssshh...the invitation code is ‘fashion’. first flag store in Jakarta. No more two Janeville Jl. Taman Kemang II, no. and a half hours driving just to get a 38. 021 7179 0245. www.janevillebags. pair of these wicked denim collections. com Started the business in 2007, to Bag’s City 1) Grand Indonesia date Janeville already produced eight Shopping Mall 2nd floor, Jl. MH seasons collection of quirky hand Thamrin, no.1. 021 2358 0908. bags. The most remarkable 2) Pondok Indah Mall 2nd one was the ‘Tribute to floor, Jl. Metro Pondok the Addams Family’ Indah. 021 750 6922. collection where each 3) Central Park, Jl. Let e t a riv and every bag has its Jend S Parman. 021 P n 5698 5345. Bag’s ashio ion appareel dark yet classy touch. F JPC Kemang MonCity is a retail store sh ric ded fa ted p Fri 9.30am-7.30pm, that specializes in Brana discoun in Sat-Sun 9.30am-5pm. bags, luggage and Jl. Kemang Raya, no. accessories and an 47c. 021 718 0487. www. exclusive agent for jpckemang.com. Open several imported brands seven days a week, JPC is including Delsey, Sunco, famous for its reputable as the most Lojel, Sumdex, Cellini, Travelite complete photography store in South and Casucci. Jakarta with good deal of price and Danjyo Hiyoji 1) Harvey Nichols helpful sales assistants. and Level One, Grand Indonesia, Jl. Mazee fX Lifestyle X’nter f6, Jl. MH Thamrin, no. 1. 2) Jl. Cililin Raya, Jend Sudirman, Pintu Satu Senayan. no. 12. Danjyo Hiyoji is one of the local 021 3003 0888. A concept store that labels that has been established for creates a striking combination between years and persistently managed to art and fashion in their uniquely laid design remarkable fashion in fun and playful twist which makes it hard not to out store. There are more than 60 participating labels such as Toimoi, fall in love with their chic pieces. Penny, Djody, Coco Black, represented Easton www.thisiseaston.com here. Finding a good jeans online is easy, OLT Jl. Mendawai I, no. 84. Another but are you willing to take the chance new concept store with various brands of getting a size too big or too small? to be offered, such as Funday, The That’s not going to happen if you’re
Clinique Available at all METRO Department Store 1) Plaza Senayan, Jl. Asia Afrika. 2) Taman Anggrek Mall, Jl. Letjen S Parman, kav. 21. 021 564 3777. www.taman-anggrek-mall.com. If you have sensitive skin, Clinique has a good reputation for having skin care and make-up products that are hypoallergenic and 100 per cent fragrance free to keep your skin under Shadow Puppet, Blue Bayou, Savage control. Their complete collection Denim, Grey: Play, and many more. includes skin care, make-up, fragrance, OLT just opened on Sept 18 and and even men’s skin care products. promises to bring more label like Peps LINEA Senayan City 1st floor, Jl. Asia Footwear, Esre Denim, Ruffneck Jeans, Afrika, lot. 19. 021 7278 1617. http:// Monkey Catfish, and Flannel www.lineashoeshops.com. Lab to their store very LINEA just opened their soon. 4th store in Senayan City Penny Store featuring collections of Graha Obor 2, Jl. high quality foot-wear T ore t L s O c i Bangka Raya, no. from renowned brands st ch e g n u 110. 021 7182388. like Camper, Pretty he yo in town T www.pennystorejkt. Ballerina, Kowalski, com Nothing beats JFK and many more. sneakers and denim, Make Up For Ever which is why Penny 1) Debenhams Senayan offer a wide-range of City, Jl. Asia Afrika, lot. rare sneakers such as 19. 021 7278 7060. 2) Grand Vans x Parra, Syndicate, Rick Indonesia, Jl. MH Thamrin, no. 1. Griffin and Bad Brains. They also have Created in 1984 in the discreet Parisian cool local and international denim workshop-boutique of makeup artist collections at reasonable prices. Dany Sanz, it wasn’t long before Picnic www.shop-picnic.com Picnic famous makeup artists, models, and offers various fashion items for movie stars had heard about the women, including tops, dresses, skirts, collection and came calling for its pants, shoes and bags at affordable amazing shades and high-performance prices. With a sleek layout and easy formulations. navigation, this could be your new Skin Food 1) EX Mall-Plaza favourite place to shop for the latest Indonesia, Jl. MH Thamrin, kav. fashion. 28-30. 021 7076 9238. 2) Mall Kelapa Syndicate Jl. Wahyu II, no.26a, Gading 3, 1st floor, Jl. Bulevar Kelapa Gandaria Selatan.Evelyn Fransisca Gading Blok M. 021 3248 5792. 3) and Devi Natalia have combined their Senayan City, Jl. Asia Afrika, lot.19, fashion-design skills into this high 021 7278 1140. Skinfood is the first fashion street-wear line, which are not food cosmetic brand developed with a only reasonably priced but also feature unique concept of ‘food’ based healthy clothing for men and kids too. cosmetics, with ingredients including Tribute Jl. Wijaya 9, no. 23. 021 avocadoes, tomatoes, milk, rice and 739 2909. www.tributejakarta.com their latest products which include gold This sprawling store carries top and caviar. brand names such as Cheap Monday, The Body Shop 1) Plaza Indonesia Nevermind, PAM, Sperry and also 3rd Floor, Jl. MH Thamrin, kav. 28-30. outstanding local labels like Since 021 3192 6938. 2) Pasaraya Blok Always, All The Things I’ve Done, M, Jl. Iskandarsyah II, no.2. 021 722 KLE, Nikicio, and many more. Follow 7506. Inspired by nature, The Body their Twitter @TributeJakarta for Shop carries a wide range of products more info about the latest sales and for the body, face, hair and home. They promo. are famous for their against animal Vision Mission Carburator testing policy and reduce-recycle-reuse Springs Jl. RC Veteran, no. 13, programme.
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