Practical lighting vs. cinematic lighting — this article examines how to use practical lighting to create a cinematic look.
Here's some advice on how to use natural light when shooting various exterior (and interior) scenes either low- or no-budget.
Here are a few techniques to master the subtleties of lighting a car interior in daylight — without breaking your budget.
In the wake of the multiple announcements at this year's IBC, let's look at some of the newest and craziest lights about to hit the market.
Uplighting is a great tool in any DP or gaffer's tool kit. Let’s look at the main ways uplighting gets used (and misused) in cinematography.
Here's how to bring artificial light into your project with the Lighting Effects tool in Premiere or overlaying light leaks and lens flares.
You'll find HMIs doing the heavy lifting on almost every big Hollywood film set — lighting daytime exteriors, diffused windows, and turning night into day.
In this article, we'll discuss the innovative "cove lighting" style of award-winning Cinematographer Roger Deakins and how he uses it.
In this review, we'll take a look at the set.a.light pre-visualization program, its virtual assets and limitations, and how to use it.
The Mini MAX is a great option to lighting a scene, giving the actors and camera the freedom to move and shoot at almost 360 degrees.
Shooting in natural light, outdoors, can often be a limiting experience. Introducing the space light — a great alternative to outdoor lighting.
In this next video for fiscally clever car rigging, we'll break down the mission control setup inside the car. Plus, my experience with these techniques.
The Swiss Frame Book Light is a valuable tool for any DP or gaffer because it is a versatile diffusion setup that will make the talent look ...
Some of the most successful DPs are using tungsten on some of the biggest productions, and for reasons that might surprise you.
Frustrated with Premiere? Tired of the subscription model? Today, we're taking a peek at some of the alternative NLEs available to editors.
In this tutorial, we'll go over how to build an inexpensive — and relatively simple — quasar-style light control using foam core.
Burbank, California – Matthews Studio Equipment, offers yet another smart solution that makes life on set a bit more convenient. New Panel Stand vimeo.com/348274238 answers the need for a quick set-up stand that aptly supports today’s panel and balloon-style lighting fixtures, LED monitors, screens, overhead frames and backdrops. What’s more, convenient wheels add on-set mobility ...
Plan accordingly, know the usual problems, and be ready to adjust on the fly: A guide to handling two people at once for sit-down video interviews.
Learn how to utilize specular reflections, why it is important you're getting that particular effect, and how to enhance or reduce it.
Colourist Jean-Clément Soret integrates CGI and atmospheric shooting LONDON — 18 December 2019: One of the most awaited drama series of 2019, His Dark Materials, produced by Bad Wolf for BBC and HBO, was finished at Technicolor in London. With a story set in a parallel universe that seems like the Britain of ...
Find the right fabrics, paints, and equipment to make a DIY green screen. Learn how to light and mount your green screen without breaking the bank.
Today, we'll talk about lighting in ratios, how it can change your cinematography, as well as the way you think about lighting a scene.
Lighting talent is hard enough, but when you have to take into account different skin tones, you need a thorough understanding of how to control light.
LONDON — 14 January 2020: Uncut Gems is the latest movie from directing duo, the Safdie Brothers. The movie tells the story of a charismatic New York City jeweller and gambler (Adam Sandler), and is set in the diamond industry of New York. So it is appropriate that the colour palette was created at ...
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When you're ready to key your green screen footage, After Effects will be your go-to. Learn how to use After Effects green screen tools for a seamless ...
For any creative looking for world-class technology, then A.C. Lighting Inc. has plenty of brands to showcase. This year, at the 2020 NAB show in Las Vegas, A.C. Lighting Inc. will showcase some of its world-class lighting and associated rigging technologies, which include brands such as: Chroma-Q® (LED Lighting) Vista by Chroma-Q (Lighting ...
First 2020 Colour Day hosted in Paris on 28 January LONDON — 23 January 2020: Following the appointment of Matthieu Straub as the company’s technical and operational consultant to France and the Benelux countries in the summer of 2019, FilmLight is delighted to announce that it has now established a permanent presence in ...
Anyone who works in radio will understand that for a radio show to succeed, it needs to have the kind of technical efficiency that helps keep up with the times. As good and as wise-cracking as any radio personality can be, talking about the latest hot topic isn’t enough when they have to show ...
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In this video tutorial, we take a look at high-key lighting — what exactly it is, when should you use it, and how you set it up.
Add small, manageable-sized beams of light to your video project with the help of volumetric lighting — also known as "god rays."