Posts Tagged ‘cinematography’
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.
Most DSLR shooters are accustomed to working with electronic lenses, but there are a handful of great manual lenses out there (old and new) that can provide even better results with many added benefits.
While DSLR technology has opened up a whole world of possibilities when it comes to capturing cinematic like images, it’s also caused an overuse of extremely shallow DOF.
Make a custom cine-lens for less than $150 in this video tutorial by Caleb Pike.
Although the cinematographer and editor work in different phases of projects, by collaborating early, their synched efforts will result in a better final film.
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From Muybridge to Google Glass, this compilation video takes a trip through cinematic history’s past, present and future.
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.
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!
Unlike DSLRs, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera uses a micro four thirds system that requires special lenses. Find out how micro four thirds is different – and how you can still use the BMPCC with your existing DSLR lenses.