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Need to increase your video production skills? Be sure to check out Vlog University, with influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) for a two-day conference in Los Angeles, January 31-February 1, 2020. The conference will cover topics like writing scripts, budgeting, setting
In this article, I’m going to show you how to use false color and histogram in FiLMiC Pro V6.x to set exposure. Setting exposure correctly is important. If you under or overexpose too much you will lose detail information in
In this video article, I’ll show you how I balance a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K with Olympus 12mm f/2.0 lens mounted in a SmallRig half cage with Samsung T5 SSD on the Crane 3 Lab gimbal. Watch the video
I’ve been a massive fan of the Lume Cube lights since I first discovered them (you can pick one up here). The small size of the Lume Cube 2.0 offers powerful light and a ton of options. Unique features round
When I’m capturing video of people, a primary concern is getting the skin tones exposed correctly. When working with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC 4K) and Blackmagic RAW (BRAW), what I’m finding is that using Blackmagic’s false color
In its heyday, the Polaroid was a staple of family travels, getaways near and far and countless road trips. So, it’s not surprising that today’s film photographers still bring Polaroid cameras — vintage or otherwise — to their scenic adventures.
Getting sharp, pinpoint stars for a starry sky or the Milky Way may be the hardest part of night photography. However, I’ll try and make it methodical and easy. I’ll discuss seven methods. 1. Focusing on a distant object during
When you’re starting out with photography and have just decided to get your first camera, you’ll most likely be using a kit lens — or the lens that initially comes with your camera — for a while. This lens typically
Not so long ago, we shared some tips on how to draw inspiration from movies to improve your cinematic photography. Today, we’d like to add more to that with some insights from Oklahoma-based cinematographer Spenser Sakurai. In the video above,
Just like with sports, if you don’t train then you won’t perform very well. Is this another article about keeping inspired during Covid-19? Not quite, but it is about keeping in practice. Keep training You need to keep your eye
Be sure to join us today, March 3, 2021, for the first episode of our new webinar, Intelligent Assist! This month, Rich Harrington will be joined by Richard Kerris, General Manager, Media and Entertainment at NVIDIA. They’ll discuss the prevalence
Looking to create awesome visuals for your social media feed? Here’s how to use negative space like a boss!
I was recently asked during a mentoring session what my main go-to’s are in the studio for portrait photoshoots. When you are starting out, these are some fairly serious questions. I feel I can’t live without these tools, and wish
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