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September 18, 2014 Author:

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. Read More

How To Light a Film Beautifully Without a Big Budget

  • August 26, 2014

    Simple Photo/Video Light Setups for Cinematic Looks


    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. Read More

  • August 18, 2014

    Impossible Shots: The Invention of the Steadicam


    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. Read More

  • August 18, 2014

    Not Enough Light? Try Double Bouncing Reflectors


    You don’t have to have big production lights to light up dark spaces. Learn how to double bounce light in the following video tutorial. Read More