Legend is a term we hear banded around in this industry over and over and, most of the time, it’s a point that is debated, questioned, open to interpretation and is often merely an opinion. However, there are those that are universally accepted by everyone and, when I learned this weekend about the passing of […]
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I had a blast working with Matthews Dutti Dolly. It made our shoot day so much easier – so much so, I wanted to share it with all of you.
I’m going to talk about how I light day exteriors and how I use specific types of lights to light day exteriors.
I thought it would be really cool to take you through car mounts, and we are going to Need for Speed my Lexus with some really cool and innovative car mounts from Matthews.
Today is a very exciting day as it is the first release of the Into the Badlands trailer for Comic Con. I wanted to share and show you what I have been creating over the last six months. Here is a glimpse of what we have been filming.
It is incredible how just one light that is not direct, but bouncing off something, changes the mood and tone of your image. It doesn’t have to be from a bounce card; it can be a wall, a floor or a ceiling. Indirect light is one of my favorite lights to use. I feel it mimics what your eyes see because it is natural, soft, forgiving and beautiful.
Understand the RED Dragon’s breaking point with ISOs, IREs and Latitude. Know when to use the Skin Tone OLPF or the Low Light OLPF and as many myths that an artist can uncover will be revealed!
A foundation in c-stand protocols, the so called rules, are essential to live by. In the right hands and with the right instruction, this baby will change the way you light.
I am going to take you through the four most essential knots in filmmaking and we start with the number one used knot in the movie business: the bowline.
“Is filmmaking fair?” The answer is yes. Is it equal? Not for one minute.
First up in our new series of gear reviews, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 with the interface unit that has the audio inputs, SDI outputs and full sized HDMI output.
A useful knot to know for filmmaking is the clove hitch knot. The clove hitch can grip anything, from round objects, to square objects, to rectangles, it can wrap around pretty much any shape.