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Basic Cinematography

How to Frame a Close Up Shot: The Ultimate Guide

Here are six tips that will help you frame a great close up shot every time.

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Lighting and Grip

The Anatomy of a Light Stand (Part Two)

Everything you need to know about a light stand for videography and photography.

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Sony A7s Guide

Important Quirks and Features of the Sony A7s for both Stills and Video

A list of important quirks and features one should know about the Sony A7s before shooting stills or video.

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Lens Accessories

The Complete Matte Box Guide

Everything you wanted to know about matte boxes, in one place.

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Basics of Color Grading

Should you raise Bit Depth and Color Space before Color Grading? Part One: 8-bit Video

Want to avoid poor quality web videos? You need to know if it’s worth working in a higher bit depth or color space. Part One deals with 8-bit video.

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General Filmmaking

The Ideal Viewfinder for Directors

Want to know how to find the ideal viewfinder for directors? This article gives you a simple guide to finding your ideal soul mate.

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WMP_ARTICLES_MISC

What are Progressive Frames, Interlaced Frames and the Field Rate?

A brief explanation and overview of progressive vs interlaced frames, and the definition and application of the field rate.

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Basic Cinematography

What is Frame Rate?

A brief explanation and overview of what frame rate is, how it came about, and its relationship with the electrical utility frequency and bandwidth.

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Driving Miss Digital

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Motion and the Frame Rate of the Human Eye

Topics Covered: Electroencephalography (EEG) and Beta waves Phi and Beta phenomenon The Frame Rate of the Human Eye Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second – Jean-Luc Godard Warning: Don’t look if you are prone to seizers! 4fps12fps24fps48fps Imagine standing in the middle of a raging river, with water flowing towards […]