Category Archives: Light Set-up

How to light a night scene quick and easy!

Today I have a fun tutorial for you that will show you some quick and easy cinematography techniques. In the video I talk about lighting, camera composition and also set dressing plus how to enhance the shot using some very quick VFX. Continue reading How to light a night scene quick and easy!

Recreating Steven Spielberg’s “Oner” from Minority Report | Big vs Low Budget

I have teamed up with Armando Ferreira and Rubidium Wu so we can recreate a scene from Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report. Continue reading Recreating Steven Spielberg’s “Oner” from Minority Report | Big vs Low Budget

Making of “Ultimate Movie” trailer

I realized that some of my new followers missed a cool project I did for Indy Mogul and Google at the start of 2012. So I thought I would post all the videos and tutorials here. This way you can easily find it. It’s about 40 minutes to watch. In the videos I cover everything from lighting to camera movement and color correction. Continue reading Making of “Ultimate Movie” trailer

Lighting Trick: just one light to get great shots outdoors at night

Learn how to get nice shots outside at night using only one light. I’ve used this technique on many music videos. I call it the “Hollywood Starlet” look because it’s similar to the one light technique used in Hollywood in the 40’s and 50’s. Continue reading Lighting Trick: just one light to get great shots outdoors at night