Getting the exposure and colours right (and the focus!) are the basics of video and filmmaking, but we don’t always get them correct. There are a lot of things happening on the day of a shoot, and it’s easy to overlook these simple things. The best thing is to develop a good routine to go through as you set up your shot. There are also some tools out there that make this process easier. Continue reading Getting the perfect exposure and colors every time
I just noticed that B&H has a whole bunch of deals on studio lights, including gear used on big budget Hollywood productions. Continue reading Damn good discounts on lighting gear! Save $1K and more on Digital Sputnik and Joker kits
I finally got around to updating my demo-reel. Continue reading My latest reel
In today’s video, I show seven simple techniques used by cinematographers to create beautiful images. Continue reading Pro Hacks to Make Your Videos Cinematic
Here is a review of a LED light from Aputure. It is small and affordable, but gives a surprising amount of power. Continue reading Aputure Amaran AL-M9 – on-camera LED light review
In today’s tutorial, I show you how I recreated a scene from the movie “Sin City”. Continue reading How we remade a scene from “Sin City”
Today’s tutorial is on the long side – almost half hour – but it covers techniques that are crucial to filmmakers and photographers. There is a lot of information about how to remove noise from your images, while making them cinematic. So, here we go! Continue reading How to get CRISP noiseless videos & photos – in any light and with any camera!
I am super excited to announce the release of new LUTs. These 20 LUTs have been inspired by some of the most memorable,
– and certainly visually remarkable – films. Continue reading I’ve finished my Famous Movies LUTs!
Today, we’re recreating a scene from “Road To Perdition“. Continue reading Cinematography of “Road To Perdition” – recreating a Hollywood scene
In today’s video my brother and I have fun recreating an iconic scene from “The Matrix”. The video talks about all the elements that go into creating such a scene – but, of course, doing it the low-budget way. Continue reading “The Matrix: Retired” – recreating famous movie scenes