Filmmaking, Photography and Music – in the arts there is often overlap, and there are a lot of musicians who are passionate about filmmaking who have this burning question in mind – how to shoot a music video?
Live or live-to-tape programs rely on the same core production techniques.
With the advent of YouTube and inexpensive HD camcorders, pretty much anyone who wants to be a movie director can be one.
Before you push the record button, you need to ask yourself, "How can I maximize the impact of this shot?"
A creative variable crucial to the director’s visual vocabulary and storytelling toolbox is shot size, which refers to the size of the subject in your frame.
Canted shots are composed with a camera tilted laterally, so that the horizon is not level and vertical lines run diagonally across the frame.
Ah - baseball games are reaching their apex and football games are getting off the ground - if you're a sports fan, you gotta love the Fall season!
Black and white imagery gives a feeling of elegance to a photo or video, but there’s more to creating the art than simply turning off the color saturation in your editing program.
How do you move characters around in a world that lives only in your imagination? By following this easy step-by-step guide to going green.
The images you record are the building blocks and foundation of your video productions.
Most of us don't think twice about the shutter speed that our video camera is using. True: it can be set to manual, but since the camera can automatically take care of it, why should we bother?
If you're searching for ways to vary the look and feel of your video images, one of the easiest compositional elements to manipulate is depth of field.
Learn how to use an incident and spot meter to determine the proper brightness value of your subject.