Category: Cinematography

STUDY HALL: Color Theory for Filmmakers

Posted by Anthony - February 24, 2012 - Cinematography, Education, Film Books, Lighting pariahstill

(Above: Scene from Dee Reese’s Pariah as “painted” by D.P., Bradford Young) This week while teaching interview lighting techniques to the documentary classes at NYU I began discussing the use of color as yet another element of storytelling and thought I would extend that conversation to this blog, because I don’t think color gets all [...]

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TOOLZ: Cinevate Mates a DSLR Dolly and a Handheld Rig and Name It “Trawly”

Posted by Anthony - February 21, 2012 - Cinematography, DSLR Cameras, Equipment trawly1

There’s another new tool coming out for the DSLR and cellphone cinema crowd – the all-new Trawly by Cinevate. The Trawly is a versatile compact dolly/handheld rig in one. It look’s like it could be a cool little portable tool to add some more production value to your arsenal. It’s a little pricey for my budget [...]

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Check Canon’s Hot New C300 In-Action in This New Music Video

Posted by Anthony - February 15, 2012 - Cameras, Cinematography, Music Video CanonC300Back

A few weeks ago I posted a some very impressive (and funny) test footage shot by my man Jon Yi on Canon’s brand-spanking-new-hasn’t -even-shipped-yet-but-everybody-wants-it-camera the

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Look Out Canon 5D, Nikon’s D800 is On Ya A$$!

Posted by Anthony - February 10, 2012 - Cameras, Cinematography, DSLR Cameras Nikon-D800-1

…Yes, I do love a provocative title, but even more than that I love a provocative camera like the brand new Nikon D800, which is the first full frame DSLR camera to challenge the Canon 5D’s full-frame DSLR image dominance. Nikon’s not just bringing matching image quality to Canon’s doorstep , it’s one-upping the Canon 5D [...]

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PEEP THIS: $1.99 App + Creativity = Visual Poetry

Posted by Anthony - February 6, 2012 - Cinematography, Experimental, Filmmaking Apps Yesterday

This is by far the coolest thing I’ve seen all month.  Filmmaker and visual poet, Vituc, who reps Luxembourg City recently shared this beautiful stop motion experimental film entitled, “Yesterday”.  It was created using my very favorite photo app, Hipstamatic ($1.99). To be 100% clear, this project was made using all digital still photos shot and [...]

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