Cheap Camera Challenge Video

Philip Bloom, Barbie Camera Challenge

Featuring Philip Bloom – world-renown cinematographer and blogger – takes on the cheap camera challenge…

But this is no ordinary cheap camera challenge: Bloom is challenged to make a video using a Barbie doll! Barbie Video Girl ( is equipped with an abysmal 240p resolution and that’s it. What’s more, we have arranged 3 subjects for him to film, but it’s up to him to make it work.

Philip Bloom’s blog:

Philip Bloom on Twitter:

Philip recounted the experience:

Part of the “Pro Tog, Cheap Camera Challenge®” series. Pro photographers from around the world take on the challenge to use one cheap camera to produce some creative stuff. But just what will happen?

Special thanks to:

JuJu Chan

Ha Kwok Cheung Lion Dance!

Ka Lai Tuen Chiu Chow Restaurant

The Pawn!

for providing the following music for Philip’s video:

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About “Pro Photographer, Cheap Camera Challenge ®”

First conceived and developed by the Bloody Producer back in February 2011, Pro Photographer, Cheap Camera Challenge® (a.k.a Pro Tog, Cheap Camera Challenge®) has became the most iconic and successful series of DigitalRev TV. Pro Photographer, Cheap Camera Challenge® is DigitalRev TV’s iconic show where a professional photographer is challenged to a photo shoot with the cheapest camera we could find.

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