We know lighting is one of the most important aspects in filming and photography. Even more important is how we apply and control the light, especially when it comes to diffusion. Here is an informative test video, done by Ed Moore, showing the effects of different diffusion materials. Hope this sheds some light on diffusion! Lighting diffusion material […]
Today we go behind the scenes in time lapse mode, while setting up gear for an interview shoot. We’ll do all the work while you can sit back, relax, and enjoy. We still need to do final color grading for the series but here’s the results so far:
Watching a well directed movie is a real pleasure when it comes to cinematography. It is a really good source to learn from, especially if there is the option to watch behind the scenes stuff! In this article I want to share something about watching movies with the intention to learn cinematography. When I started […]
In this post we look at a basic setup, for product photography, using an LED light. Working with a continuos light source, make things much easier, as we can exactly see what the light does while we make adjustments to it. First things first, let’s dive right into the setup. A piece of 2m x 2m black fabric was […]
Sometimes I walk past a film set on the street and get to see what goes on behind the scenes. I usually grab whatever I have with me and start recording some of the action. Here is a short video from one or two of the sets, hope you enjoy!
The Panasonic LX100 made a name for itself among the pocket cameras with its Leica F1.7-2.8 lens, manual controls and 4K recording. I recently filmed some random scenes to see how it holds up with colours, dynamic range, etc. It seems to be doing well. The LX100 has its pros and cons, but this is […]
In our previous post we showed you how to modify a speedlight soft box, with the right type of bracket, into an LED light soft box. In this session though, I explain how you can turn just about any soft box bracket into a bracket you can use with an LED light. Hope this tutorial helps a bit!
The CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show was held in Yokohama recently that gives manufacturers the opportunity to showcase their products at the event. With a Nikon D750 in hand I paid the show a visit and it was quite enjoyable. The show mostly consisted of existing products rather than new and innovative technology. There were a few […]