Filming in the snow can add a beautiful and intricate layer to your shot, however it also comes with a multitude of environmental difficulties
Diopters are a powerful addition to any cinematographer’s arsenal; experienced or not. They’re often overlooked but have a unique way of expanding the capabilities of lenses you already own.
A quick guide as to how the SIGMA fp L can act as your ideal full-frame digital Director’s Viewfinder.
Natural light cinematography carries its own variety of risks and rewards. You must work with or against the sun, a light source unlike any other, and techniques and experience you have developed in the safe confines of the studio must be relearned in an unforgiving and ever changing environment.
To put it bluntly, gimbals are amazing devices. With very little experience and relatively low cost, you can achieve smooth camera movement that would previously have taken a trained Steadicam operator with tens of thousands of dollars worth of gear.…
1st AC protocols for using and handling lenses in a professional environment. Whether you’re new to set or want to brief new hires on 1st AC tips.
Rubidium Wu explains how a cinematographer takes advantage of long lenses, such as compressing space and amplifying stunts.
Today we’ll look at how wide-angle lenses work, how they have evolved and how they can assist and enhance the craft of storytelling.