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Simple Photography Hacks

Simple Photography Hacks

In order to create the perfect photos, sometimes a lot of gear is required.  That gear gear can be bulky and get pretty expensive; some items alone might be a couple thousand dollars! Here are just a few ways to create some photography magic without burning a hole in your pocket: Use a plastic grocery bag as a soft box…
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The VFX Magic Behind Woman Woman

The VFX Magic Behind Woman Woman

The public response to the new superhero movie Wonder Woman has been quite positive.  In order to make these incredible superhero films, there is a lot of hard work that needs to be done on the visual effects side.  We are all aware of the strong presence that computer-generated graphics have in these action-packed films, but sometimes the hard work…
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Basic Editing Tips

Basic Editing Tips

After you’ve finished principle photography on your brilliant masterpiece, the next step is to start post production and edit your story together. Your story is written 3 times - once during the scriptwriting phase, another time during directing of the film, and a third with editing it. You can change the tone and the meaning of a story by editing…
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Color Correction

Color Correction

Color correction improves the overall cinematic quality of your film and is one of the most important final stages needed to complete your story. Think of color correction as Photoshop for video where you can alter and balance the color of your image by adjusting gamut controls to change the brightness, contrast, saturation, and gain. One of the most talked about softwares to…
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Converting Sony E-Mount Lenses to Canon EOS EF Lenses

Converting Sony E-Mount Lenses to Canon EOS EF Lenses

Having trouble picking what type of lens you want for your camera? I’m sure it’s no shocker that lenses can be expensive so picking the right one can be stressful. I want to give you some insight behind using Canon EF lenses on the Sony E-Mount system. Specifically, I want to discuss the a6500 and deciding on which lens to…
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Picture Profiles : What are they?

Picture Profiles : What are they?

Picture Profiles are presets that come pre-loaded and can be downloaded to cameras. These presets change the color characteristics of the film including color tone, contrast, and gradation. To beginning filmmakers who’s goal is to make their footage look as cinematic as possible might use one of these profiles.  They might be helpful when working on a project with a…
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