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Learn the Techniques and Styles of Great Cinematographers

Understanding the Cinematography of Janusz Kaminski

A quick look at the cinematography techniques and style of Janusz Kaminski.

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Learn the Techniques and Styles of Great Cinematographers

Understanding the Cinematography of Vittorio Storaro

A quick look at the cinematography techniques and style of Vittorio Storaro.

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Learn the Techniques and Styles of Great Cinematographers

Understanding the Cinematography of Conrad Hall

A quick look at the cinematography techniques and style of Conrad Hall.

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Learn the Techniques and Styles of Great Cinematographers

Understanding the Cinematography of Emmanuel Lubezki

A quick look at the cinematography techniques and style of Emmanuel Lubezki.

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Learn the Techniques and Styles of Great Cinematographers

Understanding the Cinematography of Gordon Willis

A quick look at the cinematography techniques and style of Gordon Willis.

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Understanding the Cinematography of Roger Deakins

A quick look at the cinematography techniques and style of Roger Deakins.

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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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20 Steps to Becoming a Master Compositor (Part One): The First Ten Steps

The twenty steps and skills required to becoming a master compositor.

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Cinematography Trivia

5 Excellent Books on Cinematography and Lighting

Five must-have books if you want to learn cinematography and lighting. Don’t start without it!

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Photography workflows

Who needs the Zone System?

Every modern camera has an in-camera meter, and the most common of them is the Matrix or Multi-zone meter (also called evaluative or segment meter, among other names). Surprisingly, due to complicated algorithms that work effortlessly in real time, these meters give you the best exposure ninety nine times out of a hundred. And that’s […]