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The rule of thirds is a fundamental guideline all videographers should know and follow. Here's everything you should know.
Lens compression
Lens compression is easily misunderstood, but its visual impact can't be denied. Let's talk about what lens compression is and how to use it.
"Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (Episode V)"
To make subjects feel powerful, filmmakers often use the low-angle shot to make those subjects appear larger-than-life.
An American shot in "A Fistful of Dollars" (1964)
If you have watched a classic Western, you've likely already seen the American shot in action. Here's all you need to know about the shot.
Mise-en-scène means “placing on stage” and refers to props, lighting, wardrobe and blocking.
Rule of odds featured image
The rule of odds is a very useful method for creating visually-pleasing frames and conveying story in film.
Leading lines
Leading lines are a core element of film composition. They are critical tools filmmakers use to direct where viewers should look.
Close-up shot featured image
The close-up shot is a power tool in cinema. In various ways, it helps the audience emotionally connect with what they're watching on-screen.
Establishing shot
Establish shots are more than just opening shots. They help films communicate the underlying context of a scene.
False color featured image
False color is one of the best techniques you can use to expose your shots correctly. Here's how to use it on your video projects.