I have a new tutorial where I explain how I built my own camera dolly that can support the weight of the camera, the camera operator and even the focus puller, if need be. The cost is around $120 Continue reading DIY CAMERA DOLLY!
In this tutorial I show a neat little lighting trick that can be used in any film or music video that simulates a movie theater setting. Continue reading Lighting Trick: simulating a theater or tv screen
I uploaded a new tutorial online. In this one I show you step by step how I go about getting the right exposure when shooting with digital cameras – especially using DSLRs. Continue reading How to Get the Perfect Exposure
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
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 !
This is a continuation of previous tutorial about how to do basic color correction in Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro. Here I use examples from my documentary “Montañita: Beach Life”. Continue reading Color Correction to Achieve Film Look (Part II)
In this tutorial I explain how to do basic color correction in Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro. Continue reading Color Correction to Achieve Film Look (Part I)
See how best to utilize HMI Par lights – they’re heavy suckers but they let you do beautiful things. Continue reading HMI PAR LIGHTING
Here you can see step by step how I designed and lit a scene with two actors in my short “Dinner Date”. Continue reading How to Light a Film Scene