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Off the top of my head it looks like he used transparency overlay (i.e. the ‘snow clip’ is laid over the following clips.) Since it was lit snow on a black sky, it wouldn’t have been hard to do. Just another example of simplicity being beautiful.
I agree. The thing I want newbs and intermedi8s to understand that until you master the basics you won’t be able to take advantage of advanced capabilities like DOF and Selective focus. Not on purpose anyway.
I’m glad you and the others are enjoying this video. Too often I hear people get bent over having to watch something in B&W. Shooting in B&W and making it look good is in some ways more difficult than shooting in color. Light, Shadow, Tone and Contrast are all you’ve got to work with and if you can’t adjust your video is going to look awful.