Uplighting is a great tool in any DP or gaffer’s tool kit. Let’s look at the main ways uplighting gets used (and misused) in cinematography.
Using a split-field diopter used to be much more common, but it’s still an effective tool. What is it, and how can you create the effect yourself?
A look into how digital cameras are continuing to change the landscape of the film and video industry, both nowt and into the near future.
Autofocus has long been a part of documentary filmmaking, at every budget level, since they often lack the budget for a dedicated focus puller.
In this article, we take a look at the evolution and application of the FIZ system — including their unparalleled ability to control the camera remotely.
If you’re shooting outside on your next project, here are some tips on how to shoot both with or against the ultimate light source — the sun.
There’s nothing more cinematic than a great dolly shot, but they’re not always easy to pull off. Learn how dolly shots work technically and for storytelling, and …
To find the perfect documentary-style lenses for your next project, we’re going to look at five of the top lenses across multiple budget ranges.
Capture powerful images with a signature look. In this write-up, we’ll look at how a graduated ND filter can make your shots look amazing.
Here are some common sense tips and methods to help you relieve stress and save time on your next adventure as a solo filmmaker.