Articles

While we teach hard and fast foundational and cinematic techniques in our lessons section, we save current camera/lighting news and tests, specific tricks or the trade, and gear reviews for our articles section.

ZERO Follow Focus Lens Gear: 360 seamless
Cool-Lux SHIFT Baseplate
Complexities of Bicolor LED Lights: An Extensive Color Analysis
Understanding the LED Database: Testing Procedures
Newest Aputure LEDs: Review of the COB120T and M9 [Video]
LED Ribbon Lights: Flexibility In Creating Your Own Light
Aputure LED Light Review
Ultimate Follow Focus Review
Ryan operating Red Camera
ARRI Alexa, RED Epic, Blackmagic
How To Use A Light Meter
Light Meters In The Digital Video Age
"Easy Day" Action Short
Can You Trust Your Color Meter? (AR017)
Is CRI Relevant In An LED World? (AR016)
Are LEDs Ruining Your Projects? The LED Problem & What To Do About It (AR015)
Bright Tangerine Misfit Matte Box: Review (AR008)
3 Essentials to Great Looking Video
Lighting Technique: Power of X
Red Epic Dragon vs Red Epic MX, Part 02: Diffusion and IR
Red Dragon vs Red MX: Is The Hype Real? (video)
Creating a Sekonic DTS Profile for your Lightmeter
Secret Filtration and Lighting Trick: Get Great Wide Shots and Close-Ups
5 On Set Tips to Get You More Work, Prevent Mistakes, & Make Post Easier (Video)
8 Lighting Tools For Under $10 That Deliver Great Results
"Generic: Is that who you want to be?": Example of Motion Photography -- Indie Cinema Academy
Wasabi Batteries for GoPro Hero 3+
Blacking Out a House for Filming a Night Scene
Data Management in Film