6 Snow Day Photo Tips for Better Winter Portraits

With all the snow coming our way, I thought it appropriate to look up some relevant photo tips you can use this winter when taking portraits in the snow. The following are 6 tips from various sources compiled here for your enjoyment and education: 1. EXPOSE PROPERLY Check out this video from Photographer Tony Northrup […]

Making of a PSA: Interview with the Editor Oscar Luna and Colorist Tim Ziegler

Above: (Left to Right) Director Aubrey Smyth, DP Bryant Fisher, and Colorist Tim Ziegler working on Little Leading Ladies in the editing studio. Photo courtesy of Adorama Rentals. We hope you’ve enjoyed this week-long blog series co-presented by New York Women in Film & Television and Adorama Rentals.  In part one of our fifth installment, […]

The Histogram: A Visual Representation of Light and Color

It’s sure to happen to the best of us.  You’re out on the field shooting and check your camera’s LCD to make sure the image you just captured was a good one.  Looks okay to you at the time but when you get your files back to the studio for editing you realize they’re all […]

#TBT: City of God (Meirelles/2002)

City of God is Brazil’s most critically acclaimed film of recent years. Based on the book of the same name by writer Paulo Lins, which in-turn was based on a true story, City of God (Cidade de Deus) is a violent, fast-paced movie that tells the tale of the residents of this Brazilian favela (slum). […]

#TBT: Requiem for a Dream (Aronofsky/2000) by @paulonfilm

One of the amazing benefits that comes from going to events like the London Screenwriters’ Festival is the wonderful people you meet and the incredible contacts you gain as a result.  I was connected with Paul via a dear friend whom I met at the aforementioned festival.  Paul Anderson runs and writes for the UK based […]