With advancing lighting technology, there are some beautiful daylight LEDs on the market that can be used to extend light throughout daytime interiors.
Consumers will embrace the enhanced picture quality
When shooting in the style of electronic newsgathering, especially as a solo journalist on location, there is so much to take into consideration.
Getting your key light just right can get complicated when considering the blocking of the actors, the space and what units you have at your disposal.
Ultra high-definition (UHD) displays are everywhere, but UHD content, at least in this country, is limited to streaming sources such as Netflix, Amazon and other online services.
We have a lot of tools to measure exposure, but to me, the light meter is the simplest and truest.
A big misconception in our industry is that daytime exteriors are the easiest time to shoot because of the amount of available light.
In life, we are surrounded by cues that make us aware of how we fit in a 3D space.
Something that seems a bit underestimated is the power that practicals have.
The growing medium of virtual reality requires a rethink of how to view storage. VFX houses are paving the way, says Dave Frederick, senior director of media & entertainment at Quantum.
Key lighting seems like the simplest idea when setting up a scene with light as it’s the main light on the subject.
The venerable anamorphic format was developed for cinema by Twentieth Century-Fox in the 1950s.
One mark of a good cinematographer is someone who truly understands how to utilize both the capabilities of their camera and their lights together.
What better way to welcome the New Year than by taking stock of the state of post production with insights from representatives of some of the leading NLE manufacturers?
Color temperature is one of the many properties of light that we can change and take advantage of when it comes to shooting.
If you are going to invest in equipment as a cinematographer or lighting technician, lights are a good way to go.
The FX Networks’ hit, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” was one of the most successful cable shows ever produced, and the most-watched episodic in FX Networks’ history.
In general, we appreciate lights with direction.
The weather report is a linchpin of local broadcasting, and weather graphics play an important role in allowing broadcasters to stay fresh, attract viewers and keep them coming back.
Virtual reality is upon us, and, like any other seachange technology in the world of entertainment communication, it’s ultimately going to be up to editors to figure out how to handle it.
Many people joke that what they do isn’t brain surgery. That statement may no longer apply for a National Geographic production team.
In this year’s annual “State of the Edit” survey, I asked representatives of most of the major NLE’s about today’s challenges facing editors and the post production community.
From SD to UHD, the High Efficiency Video Coding codec also known as H.265 is predicted to change the media viewing landscape in 2015.