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Comparison Review of Lighting Fixtures

The 5 Best LED Light Panels for Video and Cinematography

Looking for solid, dependable LED light panels that are industry standards? This is the list you’re looking for.

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Cinematographers Discussing Cinematography

Cinematographers Discussing Cinematography | Ravi, Ashwyn, Parnil and Tribhuvan | #2

Four cinematographers – Ravi, Ashwyn, Parnil and Tribhuvan – discuss cameras, lenses, lighting and exposure on their small budget short films.

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Cinematographers Discussing Cinematography

Cinematographers Discussing Cinematography | Omkar, Sanjay, Gourav and Ershad | #1

Four cinematographers – Omkar, Sanjay, Gourav and Ershad – discuss cameras, lenses, lighting and exposure on a small budget short film.

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Film Lighting Explained

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 […]

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Common Access WMP SUB Camera Angles Analysis

The Filmmaking and Cinematography Techniques of El Topo

Learn the cinematography and filmmaking techniques of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s El Topo.

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Common Access WMP Filmmaking Essays

The Marvel Cinematic Language Explained

Is there a formula that applies to every movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Turns out there is.

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Common Access WMP Learn the Techniques and Styles of Great Cinematographers

Understanding the Cinematography of Dean Cundey

I go through some of Dean Cundey’s cinematography techniques to help you understand his unique style.

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Lighting Basics

Why should you learn Film Lighting?

Why you should learn lighting, and how I can help you learn it well.

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Panasonic S1 Info

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 […]

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Common Access WMP Drip Sequence

How to Find the Best Camera Angles

If you want the seven most practical tips to finding the best camera angles, then watch this video.