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Camera Rentals LA Shows Love!

Camera Rentals LA is a great resource for affordable, high-quality cinema cameras!  They are super, indie-friendly! Thanks for the mention guys!  You’ve always been great to me! https://www.camerarentalsla.com/single-post/2017/02/20/Cinematographer-spotlight-Laura-Beth-Love  

How to Shoot a Sex Scene (And Not Be a Creeper)

Keep it Sexy, But Don’t Try to Sex Them. Sex scenes can be very important in cinema.   I’m not talking about porn, (no real sex here) I’m talking about regular movies,  TV, commercials,  music videos. .. really any visual medium that broaches the subject of sex/romance/intimacy between its subjects.  The language of Sexy Cinema…
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3 Things I learned Shooting the Red Dragon

Always Red. While I still insist that Arri Alexa is my favorite, the camera I most often wield in the field is a Red Epic or Scarlet.  I am very grateful to this company for making such a great-bang-for-your-buck camera available to low and mid-budget productions.  Therein lies the number one (and honest) answer to
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5 Tips for Lighting Faces

Let’s Face It When we think of iconic cinematography, we most likely think of textured, “graphic” imagery…  shapes, quality of light, a striking composition… actual people may or may not even be present in the shots! Thus, it’s sometimes easy to focus on the “big picture” lighting and overlook the importance of the tiny details.
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What is My Camera’s ISO?

Using a Handheld (spot or incident) Meter? You Need to Know Your ISO! If you are shooting film, the ISO is printed on the label on the can. Most professional digital cameras now have an ISO setting in the menu or sometimes directly on the body. If your digital camera doesn’t have ISO settings, you
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7 Tips for Tackling Action Scenes

Action and Stunts Action and stunt scenes come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it’s just one guy pretending to faint, or one guy “hitting” another guy on the jaw…  and sometimes it’s a huge scene with 10+ guys, cars flipping over, and stuff catching on fire!   Complicated action scenes can be intimidating, but
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6 Tips to Make You a Better Focus Puller!

1st Assistant Camera   I love my camera assistants!  I am very grateful to David Elkins for the training I received as a camera assistant while I was in film school, and, over the years, I’ve also had the opportunity to train many of my ACs.   The 1st AC is responsible for focus, in
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Depth of Field – Made Simple

What is Depth of Field?   Depth of Field is a calculated, range of distance, wherein objects will appear to be in acceptable focus. Basically, it tells you how much stuff in front of your camera will be in focus at one time.  If an entire football field is in focus, you would say that
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Society of Camera Operators – SOC

Visit the SOC website! “In 1979, thirteen Camera Operators banded together with the goal of advancing the position of the working Camera Operator in the motion picture and television industries. They drew up a constitution and by-laws and the Society of Operating Cameramen was born with the motto: “We See It First!” “   Learn
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