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Cinema 2.0: Why 10 Hour Days Work for DIY Cinema

10-Hour Days RULE OK!<p>Many mainstream crews are slaves to the grind of a very long day and you don’t have to be. The average union shoot day is 14 …

5 Psychological Mistakes that Beginning Filmmakers Make, & How to Avoid Them

There have been plenty of lists about the mistakes that amateur filmmakers make on set. But what about the more insidious mistakes, the psychological …

4 Ways to Transform Everyday Life Into Interesting Photography

If you’re someone who believes that the only way to create memorable or interesting photos is to travel to a tropical paradise or scale a mountain or …

The Winners of the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival

We've seen some amazing pieces of cinema come through this year's Tribeca Film Festival. Here's a list of the films and filmmakers that took home …

Film Festivals

Broke Filmmaker Guide To Making Movies With More Dash Than Cash

So you really want to make a movie but you are broke, right? Are you afraid of becoming a broke filmmaker? Here’s the downside: you’ll be getting all …

Filmmaking

The (5) most useful features in Safari on the iPad

The iPad really shines as a powerful media consumption device. It’s also a great tool for finding and interacting with information on the internet as well as a repository for offline browsing of articles and links saved to your Reading List. But how well are you really acquainted with all the …

This Sexy Short Film Was Shot in Just a Day with the DJI Ronin & S900 Hexcopter

What kind of film can you churn out after only one day of shooting?<p>This isn't really a challenge, but a serious question: how much do you think you …

Drones

Uncomfortable Photographs of Sunbathers Sleeping Comfortably on a Beach

For his project “Comfort Zone,” Lithuanian photographer Tadao Cern visited a public beach and shot photographs of the people sleeping comfortably on …

Photography

64-bit iPhone apps coming February 1

If you are an Apple developer you’d better make sure that starting February 1, your apps submitted to the Apple App Store include 64-bit support and …

Breakers, boards and backflips: vintage surfing photography – in pictures

Take a surfin’ safari through the photography archive of John Severson, who founded the world’s first surf culture magazine in 1959 – and became the hero of wave-riders the world over

Video: A Brief History of George Eastman and His Immeasurable Impact on Photography

Here’s a fascinating little photography history lesson for you, and it’ll only take up two minutes and fifty seconds of your time. Put together by …

New Year's Resolutions for Photographers

Ball drops! Confetti! Staying up extra late!<p>The time has come to get started on those New Year Resolutions. But hey, no need to fear. Resolutions can …

Through the Viewfinder Video Shows Off the Canon 7D Mark II’s Lightning-Quick AutoFocus

The Canon 7D Mark II is an enigma. One day we’re hearing about how its weather sealing is second to none, the next about how the sensor’s performance …

Top 10 tips for being a cinematographer

<b>Anthony Dod Mantle is an award-winning British cinematographer. In 2009 he won an Oscar for best achievement in cinematography for Slumdog Millionaire.</b><p>He won a Bafta for the same film and his other credits include Rush, 28 Days Later, 127 Hours and The Last King of Scotland.<p>He has most recently …

These Static Frames from Oscar Contender 'Ida' Show Why Composition is King

The subtle, well-composed frames of <i>Ida</i> prove that composition is amongst the most powerful visual storytelling tools at our disposal.<p>In recent years, …

A National Geographic photographer with a Lumia 930 can shoot better 4K video than you

If we had to guess, we'd bet that Alvarez had this 4K-capable Lumia 930 with him on that last trip, so not only does he get to go to incredible …

PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL: Perfect Green Screen Cut Outs #39

How to watch Super Bowl XLIX on your iPad for free

In less than two weeks now, on February 1st, the greatest show on earth will be plastered across the majority of TV sets in America and around the world. This year, NBC has the honor of broadcasting the gala event. As part of their TV Everywhere content promotion of Super Stream Sunday, NBC is …

NFL