Even though I normally have access to lighting equipment, I often just use the sun and a reflector to light the films or music videos I work on. This way I can move fast and save a lot of money by not renting those huge and expensive HMI Par lights (but if you want to learn to use HMI Pars, I have a tutorial about them too). Continue reading Lighting using just the sun & a reflector
Today I am super proud to announce that my new tutorials are available for sale on the STORE page. The best part is that it’s only $24 dollars! Continue reading Lighting Dozen – New Cinematography Tutorials!
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
I’m sure you’ve heard of the MōVi. Well, if you can’t afford to buy it, you can maybe build one yourself. Here’s a video about how I did it. Watch it, then read my detailed notes below. Continue reading DIY Digital Stabilized Camera Gimbal
Here is another tutorial where I show that shot design is more important than the camera you use. Continue reading Red Epic vs DSLR Camera vs Shot Design
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 !