The beat . A blog by premiumbeat

Posts Tagged ‘cinematography’

August 4, 2014 Author:

It seems like every filmmaker these days likes to throw a 2.35:1 letterbox on their footage to give it a more ‘filmic look’. The truth is though, this ratio is not right for all projects and what’s more pertinent for a cinematic look is choosing the most appropriate aspect, not necessarily the widest. Read More

Aspect Ratios Explained: When To Use The Major Three

  • March 25, 2014

    The Motion Picture Camera: Past, Present and Future

    Author:

    From Muybridge to Google Glass, this compilation video takes a trip through cinematic history’s past, present and future. Read More

  • March 3, 2014

    3 Simple Tips For Shooting With Available Light

    Author:

    Using only available light maybe a stylistic choice for your film project – but it must be executed well. In this post, I share 3 tips for effectively shooting with natural light. Read More

  • February 24, 2014

    Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder for Photographers & Cinematographers

    Author:

    With over 470 still and motion picture camera options, the Mark II Artist’s Viewfinder is a powerful smartphone app for quickly visualizing your shots. We’ve got 10 copies to giveaway! Read More