You can light your videos and photos using just one light! Also do it using 2 or 3 lights depending on the style you want and what gear you own. In this tutorial I even show you how you can light your shots using no lights, only available natural light. Continue reading How to light a shot using just 1 light (or no lights)
In this filmmaking and cinematography tutorial I will show you how using shadows can help add extra dimension and life to your subjects. Continue reading Using shadows and light to shape your scene
In today’s tutorial I will show you an easy technique for lighting an interior night scene with a thunder lightning effect outside the window. Continue reading Interior Night Lighting Cinematography Tutorial with Thunder Effect
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