Category Archives: Tutorial

Lighting – Revisited

Standard directions of light: Rembrant (45 degree light) Side lighting Top lighting Back lighting Rim lighting Front lighting Lighting qualities:  Hard – Casts strong, well defined shadows. When hitting a textured surface at an angle, hard light will accentuate the textures and details in … Continue reading

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Camera workshop

I’ve decided to use the 5D for this project. I have chosen this because it allows you to use slo motion whilst keeping good contrast in colours. I would have liked to use the FS700 however it makes the image … Continue reading

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Revisiting the exposure triangle

Aperture: Aperture is how open or closed the iris is on the lens. A wider/lower f stop means more light will be allowed in to the lens, a smaller/higher f stop will allow less light to reach the sensor. Shutter … Continue reading

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Camera setting workshop

We revisited the exposure triangle today. 

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Microphones

Shotgun mic: A shotgun is a long, cylindrical microphone that excels at picking up sounds in front of it, while rejecting sounds to the sides and rear. Shotguns are designed to have a narrower focus than an average microphone. Shotgun microphones do a great job of picking up the … Continue reading

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Lighting

We learnt how to do a 3 way lighting technique today. We used the Arri 650 lights. The dial on the back (fresnel) is to change the shape of the light. Heres a diagram of what it is:  Key light: … Continue reading

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Testing out titles

I like how the words look like an edge. I chose the color because it stands out against the background. Also how it doesn’t clutter where the rider is. I chose the words “the edge” because a snowboarder lives their … Continue reading

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