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Basic Cinematography

What is Cinematography?

My own definition of cinematography, derived and designed from my own experiences.

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Basic Cinematography

Cinematographer vs Director. Who Decides What?

Who decides what on a film set, and why do cinematographers and directors fight all the time? Here’s your answer!

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Basic Cinematography

What is a Light Meter and do you need one for Video?

One of the most common questions cinematographers have is whether to invest in a light meter or not. This article gives you the straight dope.

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Pre Production

An Overview of the different Stages of Pre-production (Part Two)

A solid pre-production is the key to any successful production. Let’s break down the stages involved in pre-production and explain their importance.

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Cinematography Trivia

3 Razor-sharp Cinematographers

What do I mean by ‘razor-sharp’? If you watch the works of these great masters, you’ll wonder how they achieved the brilliance of their imagery, considering they worked with extreme rigor in their framing, depth of field, lens choices and lighting. They hardly had any room to maneuver! They also happened to work with my […]