It's a concept as old as photography itself. It consists of balancing aperture, ISO and shutter speed in order to expose an image. However, when it comes to video, almost every tutorial, including ours, gets it wrong.
The old saying, "Dress for the job you want, not the one you have" holds true for your web show projects as well, albeit not literally. In order to achieve the goals you want, you should act as though you're already there.
For documentary filmmakers, it can be tempting to strongarm your way into getting access to an interviewee or important location, but your story will be much stronger if you work to gain the trust of your participants instead.
Log shooting is a great way to get greater dynamic range out of your camera, but the flattened image can look strange and be difficult to work with. Here are five tips for getting better results when shooting in a log profile.
So your comedy script has you rolling on the floor laughing, and you’re sure it’ll have your audience doing the same. Well, you’re not done yet. Even the funniest script can become an unwatchable film if it’s poorly made. How can you ensure they’re laughing with you and not at you?
There is more pressure than ever for video producers to capture and use color effectively. Color is an incredibly effective communication tool not to be overlooked, and constructing a coherent color palette begins in pre-production.