Posts Tagged ‘director of photography’
Let’s put aside the camera load outs and other gear setups and just focus on knowledge based cinematography tips.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re a working director of photography, or interested in the art of cinematography, be sure to check out these in-depth profiles of the process and insights of three leading Hollywood DPs.
Check out who made our list of the very best cinematography reels of 2012. Stunning visual images and impressive camera and lighting effects. Excellent creative inspiration for directors, DPs and editors.
Looking to create a highly-effective & creative demo reel? Whether you’re an editor, director, animator or director of photography, follow our demo reel tips and position yourself for success!