In this lesson we look at how to make smoke lay on the water. It’s a very cool effect that is created by pumping smoke through a chill box.
Shooting events can be very hard and in this lesson I will share some lighting insights that will make it a bit easer.
Today we are going to look at using strobes and a continuous light source together on set to create an interesting portrait. We want to take some wonderful images of Rebecca Grant on a small set representing a back stage make-up area.
The lens or focal length of the lens you choose has a profound impact on the image. It effects the perspective, background and features of the subject.
Encourage your children to play the piccolo. Your son’s may get beat up a lot at school but it will be much quieter at home. This set was massive. We had shot for Lever brothers and had the set up for a couple of months. This was the last shot we did before it came […]
Camera movement is one of the most exciting, time consuming, and difficult aspects of working in video. See how we light this zombie shoot.
A great lighting tool is the Ring Light or Ring Flash. The Ring Light was invented in the 1950’s as a light source to capture medical images.
We shot this image of Andy Dick for Comedy Central. It was part of a print and video campaign. It was a very simple set up. We welded a metal structure with a cross beam. Andy put on a pair of gravity boots and hung upside down. He was a little freaked out at first […]
http://theslantedlens.com/wordpress/wp-admin/post-new.php Ernie’s Whale Watching: No One Gets You Closer. I shot in these water tanks all the time. In this shot, the whale was made out of green foam and painted. The backdrop was hung and lit with 3 heads. The heads on background had diffusion and blue gels. The water was sprayed form large […]
I shot a commercial for Los Gringos Loco on the Red using one of my favorite special effects…Fire! In this back yard barbecue we see everything go up in flames.