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10 Books Elon Musk – “Tesla Founder and Billionaire” wants you to read

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share23<p>+11<p>Shares 36<p>Elon Musk is now considered Earth’s most future-oriented person. He is an American entrepreneur, inventor and …

Elon Musk

Hulu's Summer Film School is Now in Session

There are so many ways to go about learning how to make films, with resources that won't cost you tens of thousands of dollars or have you sitting in …

Watch Documentary 'Cinematographer Style,' A Great Exploration of Film Technique – /Film

Here’s a feature-length documentary on the art of cinematography — one of many such films, but this particular one does feature the participation of …

Cinematography

Book Review: The Art of Cinematography

<i>The Art of Cinematography</i> is a book that studies cinematography through the eyes of prominent cinematographers from the 1910 to present day.<p>150 …

First iPhone photography exhibition opens in Ireland

An award-winning photographer is set to open an exhibition of his iPhone art photography in Ireland, the first of its kind in the country<p>While most of us fail to make the most of our iPhone's photo-taking capabilities beyond the odd Instagram, an award-winning photographer is preparing to open an …

Great Tutorial: ’10 Things Beginners Want to Know How To Do’ in Photoshop CC

It’s likely one of the reasons Adobe decided to shift to a subscription model was so that they could bring in more beginners and amateurs that had …

Cybel The DP’s ’85 Essential Films You Must See to Know Anything About Why She Loves Film’

Cybel The DP’s '85 Essential Films You Must See to Know Anything About Why She Loves Film'<p>Spike had a list. Scorsese had his. But when can we talk …

Download This Cinematography Case Study of Janusz Kaminski, ASC

You can learn a lot about cinematography by simply watching movies. You can also learn a lot when the cinematographers behind the lens and behind the …

Art & Design Blog

BETTERTOPIA - detailed illustrations and animations created by IC4DESIGN for Panasonic's 100th-anniversary global website. Based in Hiroshima, Japan, …

5 Excellent Books on Cinematography and Lighting

The internet is abound with thousands of videos and articles on cinematography and lighting, but it is an impossible landscape to traverse if you’re …

How to Pull Focus as a Camera Assistant

The last time you watched a movie, did you notice whether everything was in focus? Probably not. You probably just finished the film and either …

Photography

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

Film Studies 101: The 30 Camera Shots Every Film Fan Needs To Know

The cinematographer's art often seems as much black magic as technique, taking a few actors milling around a set and turning it into something …

Arri's Free Photometrics App Might Be Your New On-Set Lighting Dictionary

Lighting, whether we like it or not, is a highly technical craft. Even though it isn't necessary to know the amount of footcandles or lux that a …

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone turns to 'The Raven' as inspiration for his first short film

Canon's Project Imagination may be a way for the company to promote filmmaking with its DSLR cameras, but it has also yielded some fascinating and impressive short films. With the guidance of director Ron Howard, Project Imagination is showing off 10 short films — five from celebrities and five …

One Cinematographer’s Obsession with Color

<b>It began with an innocent curiosity in</b> <b>a box of 64</b>. Amplified by a French balloon. Hit a frenzy with yellow smoke and the smell of napalm.<p>I’m the type …

Kodak Master Class Series: Lighting Dances with Wolves

'It's Alive!' Apertus Shows Off Infinitely Modular & Open Source 4K Super 35mm Camera

In an age of 6K RAW and 2.5K for $2K cameras rapidly announced and released, it's possible even for novel and notable concepts to fall by the …

Gain a Better Understanding of Film by Studying Them Shot by Shot

For those who have never made a film before, and even for those who have, the process of planning every shot is incredibly complicated and …

How to Use a Light Meter - an Excellent Cinematography Tutorial from Ryan E. Walters

This site has covered light meters in the past (here and here), but this video by Ryan E. Walters is too good not to share. In the video, Ryan …

Photo basics: introduction to exposure

Now Playing: Watch this: Photo basics: introduction to exposure<p>1:24<p><b>Just starting out with photography? Learn the basics of your camera with the</b> …

Successful 21-Year-Old Photog Shares His Inspirational World View at TEDxYouth

There’s a belief that being successful as a photographer these days runs the possibility gamut from difficult to almost impossible, but examples like …

Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth …

Landscape Photography

Brie Larson interview: 'I just wanted to do weird stuff'

'You're coming in at a very strange time for me," says Brie Larson. She has just arrived in London on the redeye from New York and is sitting on a steroidally plumped sofa in a Soho hotel suite. Her hair and makeup are freshly glammed and the late-afternoon light from the window catches the right …

Science Indicates That Sprite Might Be A Great Hangover Cure

Thank you, Chinese researchers.<p>Let's say you're hung over, and you're given the option of two hangover cures: one is a Chinese pain-relieving tea made of <i>huo ma ren</i>, or hemp seeds, and one is a dusty can of Sprite from the bodega down the street. Your instinct might be to stay away from the …

Listen To The Complete 1940's Radio Drama of THE BLUE BEETLE

A new online player from the BFI will carry new British films as well as unique archive footage, and aims to rival iPlayer and enfranchise regional audiences<p>New British films and a wealth of archive and other material will be made available from next week by the British Film Institute on a new …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …