Camera Filtration: Why You Need Filtration & Ditch Your UV Filter

Summary: Using filters is all about quality control. Every step that the light takes through the camera, as well as how that light information gets manipulated in post, results in degradation of the image. Modifying the light as it goes through the camera preserves the quality of the information better than doing it in post (e.g., color grading). However, use only the filters you need; this often means NOT using your UV filter.

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Crew Positions: Who's Who in Camera Department (Camera Lesson 19)

Who's Who In The Camera Department (Camera Lesson 19)

Ryan covers the different roles and responsibilities of the positions in the camera department: director of photography, camera operator, 1st assistant camera, 2nd assistant camera, digital media technician, digital image technician, and finally camera production assistant.
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