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Lens manufacturer Cooke Optics has a YouTube channel that should be followed by every cinematographer.
Ever used a focus chart? Learn more about this important filmmaking tool and discover how it can help your next production.
Shooting a wedding, but not sure what camera gear you need? Take a look at four of the best lens options for capturing the whole wedding day.
The new DJI Phantom 4 drone almost flies itself. Take a closer look at the the fastest and smartest Phantom yet.
The jump cut can drive any editor crazy. Here are five ways to hide jump cuts and save your sanity.
Increase your competitive edge with these eight videography and filmmaking books that will make you better at what you do.
Working with color takes more than just the right software. Here are three tips for building a color correction suite that will improve your output.
There’s more to video editing transitions than simply moving between scenes. Let’s look at the reasons behind the cuts.
When shooting directly at the sun, some digital cinema cameras suffer from the “black sun effect,” which can leave a nasty-looking hole in your image. Here’s how to fix it in DaVinci Resolve.
False color is one of the most effective exposure tools for digital cinematography out there. This quick tip explains how to understand your false color readout to achieve perfect exposure.
Learn the hows and whys of high-angle shots from master filmmakers like Hitchcock and the Coen Brothers!
Explosion elements are a great way to create indie-budget action effects. Here are the best places to find earth-shaking explosion elements.