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The Properties of Camera Lenses – A FilmmakerIQ Lesson!!!

With a grounding in science and history (which you should watch if you haven’t), we now dive into the properties of camera lenses and explain the features of the modern camera lens for photography and cinematography from, Focal Length, Aperture, Primes vs. Zooms as well as some specialty features.  Read More

How to Make a Professional Camera Slider (100% DIY!)

DIY Perks demonstrates how to build a pretty sophisticated camera slider. Personally I would replace the copper pipe with something more rigid. Oh drop or something heavy drops on it and you have a dent that will make your slider virtually useless. Instead you can buy carbon fiber pipe on eBay in virtually any diameter.Read More

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Cinematography ­- Variety Artisans

Cinematographer John Seale has been one of the best in the business for decades, and has an Oscar for “The English Patient.” At age 70, he found himself in the Namibian desert shooting one of the year’s most startling films, “Mad Max: Fury Road.” He joined Variety’s David Cohen to explain what it was like Read MoreRead More

What are Optical Filters in Photography, and How do they Work?

In this beginner photography guide Digital Camera World explain everything you need to know about the optical filters that matter in digital photography (and motion picture). Digital cameras and photo-editing software have pretty much put an end to the need to cart around an extensive and expensive range of glass or plastic filters. For instance, Read MoreRead More

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