The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC / Lightroom 6

I have just read this book for a better understanding of Lightroom.  I first discovered Lightroom when I took up photography again and began to learn about the art of digital photography.  After a bit of research I purchased Adobe Photoshop Elements and got the basic principles of how it worked but I struggled to … More The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC / Lightroom 6

Exercise 10 – Newspapers and magazines

A photo of Howard Hughes’ ship fitted out for the CIA taken in 1974 and computer graphic sonar impression of a sunken submarine image taken from: https://jayseaarchaeology.wordpress.com/2017/01/15/the-shipwreck-that-never-was-the-ux-791-and-great-lakes-maritime-history/ In this exercise I have found several different news articles both new and old that have all been published on the 26 February 2018.  these stories could all … More Exercise 10 – Newspapers and magazines

Mise-en-Scene and mise-en-shot for assignment V

The mise-en-scene for this film required some props.  I needed to buy a suitable whistle which I had engraved with the words Roubar, Llamer, Lamentar and I wanted the costume to suggest the past, say the 1930’s and then the epilogue to bring the audience up to date with a modern contemporary feel.  For the … More Mise-en-Scene and mise-en-shot for assignment V

Editing assignment 5

I began editing my short-film for assignment 5 straight-away as I shot the scenes and worked on them constantly improving them as I progressed through the project adding fresh ideas and making small improvements as my experience grew. Compound Clips One of the first techniques that I utilised that I had learned from my Final-Cut-Pro, … More Editing assignment 5

Film language

As part of my reading I have read much about ‘film-language’ I am finding this is a little bit mysterious but intriguing.  I have been trying to understand this aspect of film-making and I have noticed that colour appears to play a big part in film-language.  For example I recently saw a film called Las … More Film language