Film Lighting Explained: Halloween, Opening Scene

Watch how cinematographer Dean Cundey uses layers to create depth and keep us off balance in the opening scene of Halloween 1978: This video and series is about lighting theory, and some practical suggestions and guesses, based on my experiences and opinions. It does not contain information on actual fixtures or behind the scenes, since […]

Important Quirks and Features of the Panasonic S1 for Cinematography

On paper the Panasonic S1 (Amazon, B&H) is one of the more exciting mirrorless cameras with professional level video features. In this article let’s look at a few important quirks and video features of the S1 for cinematography. The Camera Sensor The Panasonic S1 (Amazon, B&H) is a full frame camera with a 36.0 x […]

Important Quirks and Features of the Canon EOS R for Cinematography

The Canon EOS R (Amazon | B&H) is one of the more exciting mirrorless cameras available today, especially when it comes to Canon’s legendary lenses. In this article let’s look at a few important quirks and video features of the Canon EOS R for cinematography. The Camera Sensor The Canon EOS R (Amazon | B&H) […]