Posts Tagged ‘lighting’
One of the most challenging shots for a DP is a ‘continuous take’ that moves inside and outside within the same shot. These cinematography tips will show you how to do it right.
Thinking about converting your daytime footage to nighttime footage? Think again. Here are a few reasons why shooting ‘day for night’ footage is a bad idea.
Many filmmakers have issues shooting under natural light, as they often neglect to utilize one of the most basic tools available to them: the collapsable reflector.
China balls are one of the cheapest and most effective ways to add beautiful light to your scenes. Here are just three of the many ways you can use them on set.
Looking to give your footage a high-budget cinematic look? Check out these tips.
Soft light is a fantastic resource for any filmmaker. Let’s take a look at ten ways cinematographers create soft, diffused light on a film set.
Many photographers have ventured into video production and cinematography since the DSLR video revolution. There’s a fairly steep learning curve, but it can be overcome.
Thinking about shooting a live stage event? Here are 14 things you need to remember!
High-key lighting is for more than just TV. Let’s take a look at a few examples and examine a few ways to get the shadow-free look.
Soft light can give you top-notch results when shooting talent, but many amateur DPs struggle with the basics. Use these illuminating tips to soften your shadows on set.
Low-key lighting can instantly make your scene dramatic and moody. In this post we’ll look at how it’s done and share a few tips for low-key success.
The nighttime exterior shot is one of the greatest challenges for filmmakers on a budget. This filmmaking tip will make lighting your scene a lot easier.