Lighting a room is a lot easier said than done! Today on the Laws of Light we are demonstrating how to properly setup your lights so that your shots look spectacular. Lighting the Inside of a Room Most rooms have a window. We most definitely need to figure out how we are going to use that […]
Today on The Slanted Lens we are using Rosco LEDs to take portraits and are discussing the pros and cons of doing so. Let’s take a look! Why Consider Using LEDs over Strobes? For the shoot that accompanied this lesson we were doing a film noir theme. These 1920’s era shots feature very hard lighting […]
Today on The Slanted Lens we are out in Bombay Beach, CA talking about how to shoot really interesting photographs using the sun as a key light. We are often scared to shoot in direct sun, but it definitely can be done and can lead to some (sun)sational shots! Using Direct Sunlight as a Key […]
A picture is worth a thousand words. It’s also a great way to start a video- thumbnails! Today on The Slanted Lens we are talking about the need to shoot stills for thumbnails when you shoot video. The Importance of Thumbnails No matter what you are filming, from interviews to marketing videos, you need to […]
The C-Stand Controversy Today on The Slanted Lens we are going to be confronting the C-stand controversy! Whenever I talk about C-stands people ask me where they should put the legs; so I have decided to tackle this question once and for all! The “Film School” Way to Set Up a C-Stand Why do we use C-stands? […]
Please support new content from The Slanted Lens by shopping with our Samy’s affiliate links. Today on The Slanted Lens we’re reviewing a great little device called The Spider Monkey. It’s made by Spider Camera Holster and is a great accessory to their system. The Spider Monkey is a small clip that you can use […]
Hi this is Jay P. Morgan. Today on The Slanted Lens we are headed to Gettysburg. I’m going to show you the things that we’re packing to take with us on our shoot. This shoot is unusual because it’s just Julene and I. So I packed accordingly. Julene doesn’t like to carry a lot of […]
Hi this is Jay P Morgan and today on The Slanted Lens we’re reviewing a new product from Datacolor. It’s called the Spyder5PRO. The Spyder5PRO is a monitor color calibrating software. It’s made so you can calibrate your monitor to help you get a consistent image, to know if your images are exposed correctly, […]
Shooting in a working factory can seem like a daunting task, but here are 10 tips to make it easier.
What a blast we had shooting and lighting break away glass. It was fun to make it, break it, and light it. In this video we will show you how to make Candy glass and then introduce you to the premier Hollywood product used on set today.