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Basic Cinematography Common Access WMP

T-Stops vs F-Stops. Why is one used for photography while the other for cinema?

T-Stops vs F-Stops. Why is one used for photography while the other for cinema?

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Basic Cinematography

What is Aperture and F-Stop?

What is aperture and f-stop? A simple way to remember and deal with the numbers you see on a lens.

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Camera Concepts

What is Exposure Triangle and how does it relate to Aperture, Shutter and ISO?

The simplest explanation of the exposure triangle, ever.

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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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How to Find the Right Lenses

What is a Cine Lens and Why must it be different from a Photo Lens?

A simple explanation of what a cine lens is and how it is different to a photo lens.

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How to Find the Right Lenses

How to Choose a Camera Lens or Lenses for Long and Complex Projects

A professional deals with greater complexity on projects, and must get it right every time. Here’s my methodology on how to choose a camera lens for long form projects.

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Basic Cinematography

What is Bokeh?

The simplest explanation of lens bokeh, and why the term confuses many.

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How to Find the Right Lenses

A Comparison of Prime Cine Lens Kits costing less than $10,000 per Lens

This article compares many prime cine lens kits costing less than $10,000 per lens (or even less than $5,000 per lens).