Tag: BTS

Lighting diagrams, framing techniques, tips for directing models, and more great BTS (behind the scenes) content to help you shoot your own great work.

Social Distance Photography Idea Using Projector and Old TV

Behind the Scenes, Photography • 2 Comments

I did a social distance photography project using a 1987 GE TV and an Epson projector. Go behind the scenes with me to see how it turned...

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How to Take Unique Children’s Portraits: An Interview with Photographer Edward Nguyen

Photographer Interviews, Portrait Photography

Using super teles and wide apertures, Edward Nguyen has created a whole distinct look for children's portraits by working from a distance....

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How to Live Stream a Performance

Behind the Scenes, Streaming & Vlogging, Videography • 4 Comments

There are pro tools that help make live streaming simple. With no prior experience, I was able to stream a performance on YouTube. Here's...

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How a Pro Filmmaker Stays Creative While Sheltering in Place

Sony, Videography • 3 Comments

I know how hard it is to hit the bottom without funds or direction. Here are my home movie tips for staying creative as a filmmaker during...

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How to Make an Outdoor Adventure Documentary – Behind the Scenes of Visions of the Lost Sierra

Behind the Scenes, Video Editing, Videography • One Comment

Tips on creating a nature documentary, including how to interview subjects in natural light, what gear to use, and other filmmaking tips....

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Break Out of Your Routine: An Interview with Nature Photographer Jim Goldstein

Landscape Photography, Photographer Interviews • One Comment

In this interview, Jim Goldstein breaks down how he expresses his passion for the environment through nature photography and offers advice...

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Getting Started In Skateboard Photography: An Interview with Kyle Seidler

Photographer Interviews, Sports Photography

Learn more about how skateboard photographer Kyle Seidler not only gets the shot but gets it published, too....

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Advice for Making a Web Series: Behind the Scenes of 18 Grand

Behind the Scenes, Videography

Learn about the techniques used to make a 7-episode web series, including lighting tricks, transforming a space into a set, and working...

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Do You Need 4K? An Independent Filmmaker’s Experience

4K Cameras, Videography • 6 Comments

To 4K or not to 4K? This is the question every filmmaker faces these days. Learn about what 4K is and what it means for your production and...

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Panasonic EVA1 Review: Loves and Loathes from a Humble Filmmaker

4K Cameras, Gear Reviews, Panasonic, Videography • 4 Comments

The Panasonic EVA1 is the most exciting camera in this price range to come out in quite some time. Find out what I loved (and didn't love)...

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