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Advanced Cinematography Concepts

Why does The Revenant look so 3D and Life-like? What makes the 65mm format Special?

Here’s a simple explanation of why 65mm cinema looks so life-like and three dimensional.

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Basic Cinematography

What is the 35mm Equivalent and Why is it Confusing?

This article explains what 35mm equivalent means, and takes a stand on how it should be used.

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How to Find the Right Lenses

The 15 Things to Look Out For in a Camera Lens (Part One): The Lens Aberration

No lens is perfect. This article explains 15 things you must look for in a new lens before you put it to good use.

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General Filmmaking

The Ideal Viewfinder for Directors

Want to know how to find the ideal viewfinder for directors? This article gives you a simple guide to finding your ideal soul mate.

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How to Find the Right Lenses

How I understand the Focal Length of a Lens (Part Two): Focal Lengths

The simplest explanation of what the focal length of a lens really is. Part Two shows how focal lengths affect storytelling.

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How to Find the Right Lenses

What Lens to Get? Part Two: FOV and Focal Lengths

If you’re a beginner and don’t know what lens to get, then look no further. This article will tell you exactly what to get, and why it is best for you. Part Two covers angles of view and focal lengths.