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Basic Cinematography

Why you should NEVER use a Histogram for Video

Don’t waste your time with the histogram. Here’s why.

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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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Camera System

The Complete Guide to Choosing and Using Video Production Monitors (Part One)

Everything you wanted to know about video production monitors in one place.

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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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Photography workflows

ETTR – Expose to the Right

To improve signal to noise ratio (S/N), many professionals advocate ETTR (Expose to the right) when faced with low contrast scenes. The Luminous Landscape has two great articles by Michael Reichmann explaining this here and here. You might want to read them first before going on. I decided to test this to see for myself […]