Taking Photographs At Night

21st August 2013

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Night-time brings some beautiful scenes for photographing. However, it can be very frustrating as what the eye sees if far greater than what a camera can see as our night contrast ratio is much higher than a cameras.
However, this does not mean you can’t get an incredibly good night shot using a CSC or DSLR…or even an SLR or higher quality compact camera…pretty much anything that can give you full manual or at least Tv Priority.
So, …

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Shooting 35mm Film

11th July 2013

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If you ask me, this is simply a must for every photographer. I’m not saying shoot 35mm film all the time, but at least run through a couple of rolls, and I will give my reasons as to why this is such an important aspect of photography, even in today’s modern, digital world.
The main reason I would suggest any photographer out there to shoot film is because you will learn so much. You will …

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Photography – Camera Filters Part 1

18th June 2013

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Filters are a cameraman’s best friend – they can save you in many situations in various different ways. And the beautiful thing is they don’t have to be crazy expensive but they can be the difference between and ‘ok’ photo and a brilliant photo.
First off, the basics. When you bought your DSLR you were probably up-sold, or asked about, a UV Filter. Now, back in the good ol’ 35mm film days, these filters would …

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Raw Revolution – DLSR 4K Video

29th May 2013

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WHAT IS THIS ALL ABOUT?
Since the generation of new HD cameras, such as the RED by Red Digital Cinema or the Black Magic by Black Magic Design, it has been common to hear about the RAW format. This RAW Format is well known for its use in Photography. Lately it has come to my attention that everyone wants to shoot on RAW, and that Magic Lantern (For Canon users) has released a new hack …

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IF YOU CAN DREAM IT, YOU CAN DO IT
Yes this quote came from none other than the genius Walt Disney himself. This is the first and the most important point to create Motion Graphics that will make you stand out. Keep dreaming about different ideas & try implementing them in your work. You might not be always happy with the results, but its important to try those ideas to know if it works or …

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Storyboarding is the ultimate way to prepare for a film shoot.
After a script is written, it’s time to make storyboards based on that script. They make filmmaking more efficient because they create a solid foundation from which to build your production.
Storyboards are graphic representations of exactly what would appear in each shot in a film. It is sort of like a comic strip, though there are no dialogue balloons or “?#@@&*&?!!!” type symbols anywhere …

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One thing I admire most about J.J. Abrams is his use of camera movement. In Star Trek, the camera is moving in almost every shot. And the set for Star Trek was made as it seems in the film. Each room is connected to one another so that the camera can follow the actors from one area to another without any cuts, thus making more use of moving the camera. And the camera shaking and …

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One of the first things to learn about when it comes to filmmaking, are knowing the different types of shots and angles. Using shots and angles correctly will help tell your story smoothly. Choosing the types is your choice, just make sure that it flows well.
 
For example: two people are both standing up talking to each other. One character is taller and the other is smaller. It would be wise to go with a …

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The big news among Maxon’s Cinema 4D (C4D) and Adobe’s After Effects (AE) software users has been Cineware; a pipeline that bridges the last remaining gap between the two softwares. C4D scenes can be imported directly into After Effects like any other asset. Live changes can be made within C4D, and those changes will be updated automatically in AE, saving tons of time. It’s a pretty big deal – especially because it’s free and …

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