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 […]
LED lights are getting more popular by the day in the photography and filming arena as they are a real pleasure to work with. As with most lighting setups, we want to diffuse and direct the light, but LED lights create quite a bit of spill light and it takes a lot of flagging to […]
The D750 is an excellent camera for photography, it delivers some really stunning image quality and is a pleasure to work with. We have lately decided to start using it for filming as a B-camera or for certain B-rolls or as a lightweight travel companion. I am playing a bit with colour grading on some footage to […]
Drawing a storyboard is one of the key aspects of the filming process. Being on-set without it is like having a, having a, it’s like having, yes, it is like… Get the picture? We sketch the situation that needs to be acted out in order to be filmed. Storyboarding is an excellent way to learn […]