film

Portrait Tips: Holiday portraits

Holy cow, it’s the holidays. Yeah, crept right up on me. With family and friends getting together, you could have a golden opportunity to make terrific portraits. If you don’t

Steve Glynn’s tintype portrait project

Steve Glynn makes portraits using the tintype process (learn more about tintypes in this article) and a large format camera. This combination is striking — it yields a very shallow depth

100 Years/100 Shots

Here’s a journey through the past 100 years of cinema. This video was crafted by Jacob T. Swinney, and he picked what he felt was the most memorable shot from

Warren Zevon in Atlanta

I’ve been making photographs for most of my life. I grew up in Boise, Idaho. Then, there weren’t many concerts by famous groups because Boise was too small and kinda

It Isn’t Film vs Digital Any Longer

With the popularity of film finding its way into photographer’s hands, headlines are still reading, Why Film is Better than Digital and Comparing Film vs Digital. Isn’t the Debate Over?

3 Reasons to Add Grain in Lightroom

Grain is a word used in film photography to describe the fineness of detail a film or paper is capable of capturing. Landscape photographers typically want the finest detail possible,

250 Seconds

250 Seconds of Storytelling Inspiration

It is not very long, but this video walks through the history of cinema while inspiring the watcher with quotes from famous films. You need not be a filmmaker to be inspired; just a storyteller.

Photo Credit: Kat Gatti

What is a Producer?

Producer is a title which is often misunderstood. We will start by clarifying the various applications of the title. As you read, please keep in mind the following caveats. First, it is not uncommon for people to wear one or more Producer hats on a film. Second, the following definitions are as close as one can come to a standard, but every set and every production company may apply the titles differently.

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There and Back Again, Iceland

Some months ago, my friend Geoffrey Orthwein told me he was working on a screenplay with Andrew Sullivan. They hoped to shoot it in the summer of 2014 and asked if I would be interested in producing the film. Of course, I said “Yes”

Explaining Film to Kids

I was having just this conversation the other day. I think this video captures the experience of shooting film with zero snark and just a touch of nostalgia. It seems