In the EL Zone System Exposure Guide, we break down this revolutionary new exposure system so you can implement it into your cinematography. That way, you can light scenes faster and more accurately, while also improving communication with the gaffer and fellow cinematographers. PRO TIP: Bookmark this page to quickly refer to it in the […]
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Creating and baking in a unique LOOK with 3D LUTs. Why, how to use in DaVinci Resolve, and how to install and use LUTs on set.
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.
I am so excited to debut our new series Fearless Filmmakers that showcases the remarkable work of filmmakers who are setting the tone for the future of the industry as it continues to grow in the world today.
How I go about understanding the exposure of a digital sensor, specifically with the Canon Cinema EOS Platform – finding its soul, its breaking point, as well as its deep and dark secrets that you cannot find in a Canon manual.
Shaping light can add a 3D quality to your image. In this video, I will show you how you can create a window pattern in your background to create that depth.
The master builds a camera design with forethought. They make it future proof; they think out of the box, providing a size that can intensify creativity and a workflow that doesn’t require terabytes of storage. The Dragon sensor has done this for the Epic. There is another camera that takes all that I just talked about and makes it even better. Your WEAPON of choice will be just that – the RED WEAPON, revealed at NAB. It is my camera of choice for my next project
How we’re kitting out the MōVI on Fathers and Daughters.
I have been asked by many of our readers to share details regarding my personal Gear Bag. I use a vast array of tools to be able to tell all types of stories. I wanted to break it down with detail.
This week our focus is on adding the little bits that energize video village and make the Canon 1DC focus puller friendly.
The accessorizing required to turn your Canon 1DC into a Movie Making Machine.
Shane’s suggested menu settings for using the Canon 1DC as a cinematic movie maker.
With the price decrease on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, new functions, firmware upgrades and the anticipated delivery of the Pocket Cam, I thought it would be perfect timing to run more of the tests that I did for Need for Speed.
Learn how Wes Phillips and Dale Backus from SmallHD won the “Doritos: Crash The Superbowl Contest” not once… but twice and then how they used their earnings to fund the growth of SmallHD.
How important it is to take your camera tests out of the studio and on to location. You want to see how your camera’s emulsion handles highlights, hot skies, night exteriors and night interiors.
The trailer for the documentary that Hurlbut Visuals produced about this forward thinking company called SmallHD, founded by Wes Phillips and Dale Backus.
“Find us on Facebook.” “Follow me on Twitter.” We see social media everywhere these days and rightly so. Tools like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+ and more can help small businesses, one man shops, and large brands grow and expand their contacts with clients and customers. This includes filmmakers. The opportunities are great for both raising funds online and for distributing your work.
When I was a kid, I had a fascination with Halloween. Our son, Myles, has inherited this same […]
We employed Technicolor’s Cinestyle on its maiden voyage. This picture style seemed to work well in […]
In January of 2011, I was asked by “The Gentlemen,” Brett Snider and Billy Federighi, a very creative and humorous, directing at Bandito Brothers, to shoot a series […]
As we blaze the cinematic trail we are always on the lookout for the best gear possible. Recently the guys over at SmallHD sent us the brand new DP6 Monitor. We haven’t had time to put it through any grinding tests but so far it looks pretty useful. For its lightweight size (5.6″), it’s a powerhouse.