Nine Digital Cinematography Tips

So you know the basics of digital cinematography: medium shots, wide shots, closeups and even extreme closeups. But why do your videos still lack that special zing?

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9 Basic Camera Moves

Professional videographers usually follow this one rule of thumb: when it comes to camera movement, it must be motivated.

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8 Tips for Beginners

Its time:  You have the assignment, your script is approved, you’ve checked the camera out of the classroom and you’re ready to go in the field.

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Deep Frames, Shallow Frames

Shots that accentuate the illusion of depth are referred to as deep frames, while shots that flatten the space along the z-axis are called flat frames.

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The Art of the Cutaway

While you plan the scene and dialog details for your videos, you need to remember to plan for cutaways as you take that journey down the path to good composition.

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Interview Camera Set-ups

You have many choices as to how to shoot an inverview, determined in part by the story, the style of the movie, availablity of equipment, size of the crew and the amout of physical space in which to shoot.

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Custom White Balance and Color Matching for Video

Color matching is an important process for filmmakers.

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Dutch Angles

Should You Use Dutch Angles in Your Films? (Answer: Yes, But...)

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