Working With a Colorist

I think there’s three components to a pleasing image on film: lighting, movement, and color. As cinematographers, we focus mainly on the first of these on set, and then also take into account movement (or lack thereof) when setting up a shot. When you’re just starting out, it can be easy to get caught up […]

Why This is a Bad Idea

On Saturday evening I shot a product commercial on a white cyc, and the director had a very specific request: he wanted two cameras, side by side on a Dana dolly, on one tripod head. Somewhat similar to a side by side 3D rig, but he wanted to put different focal length lenses on each […]