by Adorama Learning Center In this day and age, learning photography has never been easier. Thanks to today’s near-unbridled access to online education, aspiring photographers can learn the craft on their computers without having to spend a single cent. We’ve rounded up some of the best free online photography courses that will teach you everything […]Read more "10 Best Free Online Photography Courses"
BY CALEB WARD, Premiumbeat Bad sound can easily ruin good footage. Use these tips when it comes time to set audio levels for video and film projects. As a filmmaker and videographer you probably spend a lot of time trying to get the most beautiful shot possible on set. Then when you sit down to edit the video, […]Read more "How to Set Audio Levels for Video"
by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool Great cinematography is all about preparation, and few aspects of the craft require as much preparation as lighting. Not only is lighting an incredibly technical process, but lighting is also a critically important aspect of how the audience interprets your scene on an emotional level. Here are 12 simple questions that cinematographers should […]Read more "Ask Yourself These 12 Questions Before Lighting Any Scene"
by Ryan Connolly, Film Riot An oldie but a goodie, Ryan talks about pulling focus, including his favorite follow focus system, a few tips for a sharper image, and a $5 DIY Follow Focus! Skip to 6:43, for what you actually came here for.Read more "Follow Focus for Five Bucks?!"
by Vlady Radev, 4K Shooters Video editing can normally be regarded as a long and tedious process. Whether you are working on a small project with a quick turnaround or on a feature-length film with all bells and whistles, the editing process is just as intricate and intimidating. In fact, one minute of footage could easily take […]Read more "Use This Powerful Technique to Edit Extremely Fast in Premiere"
by V Renée, nofilmschool You don’t need a whole lot of bells and whistles to make your film look cinematic This is probably one of the most asked questions in the indie/low budget film community: How do you make a film look cinematic? It’s a difficult question to answer, because there are so many important […]Read more "Tips on How to Instantly Make Your Film Look More Cinematic"
By Logan Baker, Shutterstock Follow in the footsteps of boundary-pushing filmmakers by incorporating cinemagraphs into your projects to tell your stories. With all the new cameras on the market and all the various ways to distribute videos and stills, the cinemagraph stands as the perfect combination of two types of media. It’s an exercise in lighting […]Read more "How You Can Use Cinemagraphs to Tell Your Story"