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The biggest problems with modern day cinema

The biggest problems with modern day cinema Mainstream cinema seems to be entering a strange phase of its creativity. Our multiplexes are now packed with the showing of sequels and remakes and it seems filmmakers are rapidly running out of ideas. The 2016 award-winning films were somewhat diverse in nature, and some were extremely thought-provoking [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lytro Cinema Camera

Fix it all in post…Lytro Cinema Camera If you have been following the British Cinematographer magazine for the past five years or more (and I hope you have) you will have seen various discussions about the Lytro camera and the implications for cinematography going forward. My original article was written rather tongue in cheek, yet [...]

LED Lighting

Another area in which technology has marched on has been in the use of LED lighting for moving picture productions. The advantages of LED lights are many over traditional hot lights, and include less power draw for more illumination, the ability to change the colour temperature of the light output at the turn of a [...]

By | May 22nd, 2015|Film lighting|0 Comments

4K cameras

Unless you have been hiding from the world under a rock for the past year you will have no doubt noticed the big focus on 4K cameras and distribution from many manufacturers. Cameras such as Sony's F65 and the RED Scarlet-X and Epic, the Sony F5 and F55, the Canon EOS C500 EF, Blackmagic Design4K [...]

By | May 21st, 2015|DSLR, Mirrorless cameras|0 Comments