Project Film – Single-shot-drama

Password: shaun512659 The screenplay – The Nag This is a short-film shot in one long-take which includes wide-shots, mid-shots and close-ups, framing, camera-movement and angles. I first looked at the technical challenge and quickly decided that hand-held was my only real option.  I have a basic steady-cam frame and I looked at mounting my Tascam Digital … More Project Film – Single-shot-drama

Studio Lighting

I have been filming a project called, ‘The Headache’ and I am employing my studio lights more and more as I get more familiar with them.  By using studio lights I have a greater control of my exposure and a choice of aperture settings for depth-of-field, in this case my light-meter recommended f/11.  In this … More Studio Lighting

Exercise – Experimenting with lighting design (Bracketing)

In this exercise I have used a method known as bracketing in which three exposures of the same subject are made.  ideally the subject should not move and the camera must be mounted on a tripod.  The first exposure is made at the camera’s / light-meter’s recommended setting then another exposure over-exposed by 1-3 stops … More Exercise – Experimenting with lighting design (Bracketing)