Using the Rule of Thirds can dramatically increase the look of your composition. Here's a few tips on how to integrate this technique into your next shot.
Safety is the first concern when dealing with stunts on set. Let's look at various ways to pull off a professional-grade stunt via a long lens.
Let's have a look into the beautiful compositions and overblown haloes of cinematographic Robert Richardson and his main cinematography principle.
These three variable ND filters are tried and true, helping you control exposure under the harshest light possible. They also won't break the bank.
One of the best ways to improve your cinematography is to learn from some of the masters. Let’s deep-dive into Bradford Young’s work to explore his approach ...
The film industry is on hold, but in the music industry, the show must go on. Here are some exceptional examples of music videos produced in quarantine.
In this video tutorial, we'll take a look at the new Lens Distortion plugin from Red Giant for After Effects. Let's see it in action right here.
Let's explore one of the core issues of a film’s cinematography — color scheme. A film's color scheme sets the tone, emotion, and complexity of the film.
Capture beautiful images with these high-quality, low-cost prime lenses. Another year, another NAB full of jaw-dropping gear announcements and — oh, wait. Yeah, it hasn’t been a ...
So, what goes into a Coen brothers' film that makes it so distinctive, and their style so admired? Let's look into the brothers' filming techniques.
Check out the best wide-angle camera lenses for beautiful cinematography in tight areas, that won’t break the bank. Let's see why these cameras are so good!
As content creators, we’ve been inundated with the notion that the best camera is the one you already have. Is it so? Let's figure out what filmmakers ...
Take a closer look at the career of Hoyte van Hoytema and the inner-workings of his signature shallow-depth-of-field shots.
The split-field diopter is a practical lens attachment that can add an unusual and visually exciting effect to your movie. Here's what you need to know.
The DJI Mavic Air 2 is one of the most exciting drone releases that we have to-date. Check out its technical specs, and decide whether it's worth ...
It's podcast time: Roger Deakins and wife James team up on new podcast where they talk about filmmaking and answer your questions.
From action cameras to mirrorless, full-frame cameras, with $1000 or less, you can find an outstanding filmmaking camera and get started on your project.
In this cinematography breakdown we look at how Blade Runner 2049 used color to tell a story through light and sound.
Live streaming with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K? It's possible now. Learn how to set up your streaming experience with this camera.
Bring your slow motion game up to speed with this roundup of high frame rate cameras that won’t deplete your life savings.
Looking for something to listen to while you commute between shoots? These podcasts are great for cinematographers and filmmakers alike.
Very rarely has a single filmmaker’s style transformed Hollywood with such force, or achieved such consistent success, as Christopher Nolan.
Today, we're going to explore the intricacies of lighting a scene using natural light, geography, and the 180 Degree Rule.
We're going to survey some of cinema’s most iconic villains and learn how lighting and color grading has contributed to their aura of menace.
From politics to storytelling to great sets, today we'll discuss what it takes to become a successful cinematographer, at any level.
Coverage is a deceptively simple term that encompasses a wide range of factors — how a film is staged, blocked, lit, and performances are captured.
Let's take a look at some of the best full-frame zoom lens options on the market, for a variety of budgets.
Streaming a conference or live production? Check out these practical and affordable camera options for your next live streaming video event.
Here's a look into the update announcement for the much-anticipated Sigma fp 2.0, and what it could mean for your filmmaking.
Don't let the limitations and constraints of the filmmaking process deter you. You can still get a great-looking, cinematic image with a single light.