Here is a softbox for LED panels that I like a lot. It is quick to set up and folds to a very small size. It produces a nice soft light. Continue reading D-Fuse Quick Pop-Out Softbox for LED Panels
Lights like the Aputure 120t are very interesting because they are usually the key piece of a lighting kit – especially when combined with a softbox. What makes them the workhorses is their versatility – they are portable, give a good amount of light output, but don’t draw a lot of power (when using LEDs). Continue reading Aputure 120t Light and Light Dome Softbox
I recently got new LED lights from CAME-TV. To test them out, I set up a little 3-point light mock-up interview. Continue reading 3-Point Interview Lighting with world’s smallest Fresnel lights – Boltzen LED
If you are a filmmaker, chances are that you’ve had to shoot a scene inside a moving car. If so, then you probably know how hard it can be to get smooth shots or interesting angles in such a situation. Continue reading How to Shoot a Car Scene: Camera, Lighting & Sound Tutorial
Previously, I reviewed a couple of great field monitors from Aputure. Today, I am going to talk about the Light Storm – a high-CRI LED light from this company. Continue reading Aputure Light Storm – High CRI LED Light
Sony NEX 5R just may be the best camera for budget filmmakers. Even though I often stress that people focus too much on the cameras and not enough on developing their cinematography skills, I get asked so much for camera recommendations that I decided to talk about a specific camera – especially since I bought this one myself. Continue reading Cinematic Tests – Sony NEX-5R review
In the latest tutorial, I talk about the most common use of RING LIGHTS and how to do a setup with one for a music video performance. What’s even better, I use a DIY home-built ring light… AND I explain how I built it. Continue reading New Tutorial – Ring Lights !