Posts Tagged ‘cinematography’
If money wasn’t an issue how fast can a lens possibly be?
With raw shooting cameras so readily available, many filmmakers are opting to shoot raw as much as possible. Although there are some benefits with regards to raw image capture, there are also some major downsides.
Capturing great audio begins before hitting ‘record’. Here are a few tips for planning your audio approach before you arrive on-set.
Beautiful lighting is not simply achieved by having the right lights, but rather by understanding how to shape and craft light. Follow these tips to get great results with simple lighting setups.
Learn why 4K isn’t all it’s cracked up to be in the following Q&A with a few cinematography legends.
Vintage lenses are growing in popularity, here are 10 things you should know about them.
Full frame DSLRs unlocked the potential of shooting in extremely low light situations by delivering great results at high ISOs. However, the vast majority of DPs today are not shooting full frame and need to think outside of the box when it comes to capturing images in low light.
Camera assistants and focus pullers can benefit from the simple tips in this quick video.
It’s easier than ever to make a low-budget film with high production value, yet so many filmmakers still create films that look unpolished. Here are 5 tips that are often overlooked on smaller-scale films.
How much do camera operators make? We’ve created an infographic of recent statistics showing the locations where camera operators and cinematographers earn the most.
Most DPs are trained early on in their careers to learn the basics of a three point lighting setup. However, in this post I’ll make a case for why reducing your lighting setup can actually be more conducive to a cinematic look.
In the 1970′s, cinematographer Garrett Brown was tired of the bulky dolly equipment needed to get a smooth, moving shot. Out of this frustration, came an invention that would revolutionize the cinema industry – the Steadicam.