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!
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
A quick tutorial about sandbags.
If you’re ever working with lights, then you should be using sandbags to prevent the light stands from tipping over and breaking your lights or someone’s head. Continue reading Sandbags!!!
Not sure what lights to buy for your next production? Continue reading LED Lights – What is the best deal?
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
Here’s a lighting set-up you can reuse in many music videos where you want to have that beautiful, colorful look you see in expensive pop music videos. To help you along, the video includes diagrams to show you exactly how to set up. Continue reading Lighting Set-up for a Pop Music Video
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
This tutorial will show you how to create a beam of light in your next video production. They could be rays of light coming through a window, a laser pointer of a gun, or even a flashlight. Continue reading Lighting Trick: Light Beams / Lasers
I just posted a new tutorial explaining the use of umbrella lights in glamour and fashion photography and music videos. I get asked a lot what lights are use. One type of lights I like to use a lot are the Briese lights. Unfortunately, these lights are out of the price range of many people. Fortunately, there is another affordable way Continue reading Umbrella Lights Tutorial
I wanted to let all of you know that I just posted a new tutorial. In this new video I explain the proper way to setup and light your next special effects production that requires a blue or green screen. Continue reading GREEN+BLUE SCREEN TUTORIAL