Posts Tagged ‘cinematography’
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.
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.
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.
Many of us focus heavily on cameras, gear, lenses, and other equipment as a means to create a cinematic image, but there is so much more that goes into making a cinematic image.