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Light the background to light the foreground

Light the background to light the foreground

Years ago, when I first lit a shot of an actor, head to toe, standing on a green screen cyc, I learned a lesson that has stayed with me to…

Metabones Intros Cine Style Positive Locking EF – E Mount Adapter

Metabones Intros Cine Style Positive Locking EF – E Mount Adapter

On its fifth anniversary of introducing the original Metabones Smart Adapter, Metabones announced four new products. The four are EF – E Cine Smart Adapter, EF – E Cine Speed…

Golf Channel’s Sony PetaSite Storage

Golf Channel’s Sony PetaSite Storage

With the help of Sony, NBC’s Golf Channel can tee up the archive, drive home the petabytes and nail an eagle on the 4K HDR. Okay… I…

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

It is not often the call to head to the Arctic is dialed. For DP and Lead Producer of Adam Savage’s “Tested,” Joey Fameli picked up…

Black Shading Added To Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

Black Shading Added To Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

Blackmagic updates their URSA Mini 4.6K just in time for the Holidays. What do you get for this gift? Black shading. Yes, this appears to be a single feature…

Full Sail University Trains Future Filmmakers With Sony’s Help

Full Sail University Trains Future Filmmakers With Sony’s Help

When a prospective student walks into one of the buildings at Full Sail University, situated on a 210-acre campus in Winter Park, Florida, they cannot help but discover the…

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Cinematographer Greig Fraser ASC, ACS kicked off his career with an Instant Noodles commercial. Back then, he was so worried about where…

VR and 360 Video Workshop In The Nashville Area

VR and 360 Video Workshop In The Nashville Area

When CBS’s 60minutes added 360 video capture for one of their stories I knew we were solidly on the path for everyone to shoot 360 videos… some…

Art of The Shot: Eric Edwards

Art of The Shot: Eric Edwards

You have seen Eric Alan Edward’s work. I would go so far as to say you have likely watched more than one of his films. This has been…

Art of the Shot: Eric Lin

Art of the Shot: Eric Lin

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk to Eric Lin who is a cinematographer best known for his work on I Smile Back (2015), Equity (2016) and Rudderless (2014). His…