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60-Day Challenge!

Step it up! Ok Tough Lovers! It’s time to step it up! We’ve done a 14-day, and two month-long challenges so far… Who’s coming with me for the next 60 days?! It doesn’t have to be crazy, and our fit challenges don’t have to look the same… make it work for you! The goal is
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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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3 Steps to Actually Using Your Light Meter

Why are Handheld Meters Still Important? Sure, the dirty secret is that a lot of us go days, or even entire shows without consulting our handheld meter.  Most work is now digital, and most professional cameras have fantastic internal meters, so it is possible to skate by without a handheld meter. BUT, the one place
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2 Steps to Easy Lighting! The Back Cross Key

Start Simple Lighting schemes can become extremely complicated, but they can also be very simple.  When you are first starting out, start simple.  (Watch my Two-Minute Lighting Tutorial) Whether I have two lights in the trunk of a sedan or 20 lights on a truck, the back cross key is one of my favorite tools
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Lighting Diagram from Tabloid Vivant

I get the most comments and questions about this scene from Tabloid Vivant. CLICK to read more…

Cinematography Reel 2015

This is a montage of cinematography by Laura Beth Love;  it features cinematography using Red, Arri, Sony, Canon, and Panasonic cameras.  View Laura Beth’s Online Portfolio here.

Bachelor Night will be released August 12th, on DVD!

Click here to read the lessons learned while shooting “Bachelor Night.”  

Tough Love Fit Blog is on You Tube!

I’ve posted my first official videos on the Tough Love Fit Blog You Tube Channel!

How to Mount a Filter without a Mattebox!

A new addition to my fledgling Online Cinematography Tutorial Channel! 

FilmSkills.com features Laura Beth Love, DP

Back in 2009,  I was interviewed for the comprehensive online film course “FilmSkills.com”.  It was an intense five-hour interview on cinematography, discussing lighting, cameras, composition, technique, aesthetic, you name it… One hundred professionals were interviewed for the Film Skills tutorial series, I am one of twelve that interviewed specifically for the Cinematography Modules.  Film Skills.com
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