Learn How This Awesome Photo Was Shot


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Learn How This Awesome Photo Was Shot

In pursuit of showing off the beautiful set design, this gorgeous photo ended up using a total of six lights, as well as a haze machine. Go behind the scenes with this awesome video to see how this complex and intricate setup all came together to produce the final result.

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Cine Gear: Images & Items of Interest


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Another year, another Cine Gear. Is there any other show that brings together so many unusual film and video toys?

Camera on a crane
Cinematographers have the best selfie sticks
Dado Vlentic in the ACES Academy tent
Dado Valentic, grading for an audience

The ACES Central grading theater was held in an open, light-blasted tent in B-tank. It may not have been an ideal grading environment given the poor black level control — but what would I know?

Lamborghini camera car
Cinematographers have the best dashcams, like this GSS C516
Lamborghini camera car
(In Hollywood, everyone drives a Lamborghini)
Gray camera cars
Is there a rule that all camera cars must be wrapped in matte gray?
The Enola Gay Grenade

Filmtools Logo
A cable-cam traversing the New York Street Set
Angénieux Optimo 40mm T1.8 prime
Shiny Sigma cine prime
Shape lens shades
The view through an SLR Magic Hyperprime 35mm T0.95
SLR Magic Micro Primes
SLR Magic 8mm f/4
The view through the SLR magic 8mm f/4 drone prime
Infinity Photo Optical's Michael Bosold shows off a MikroMak "Nelsonian Optics" lens
MikoMak lens
Moxie lens motor
CUBIX banner
CUBIX workstation
The coolant jacket for a GPU
Dual cooling system
separate GPU and CPU cooling and power
CPU and memory cooling
four-GPU cooling system
CMotion's wooden camera
CMotion's wooden camera
CineMoves Matrix 4-axis gimbal
Super Hornet 575-C full-color LED
Hive Plasma 1000
Canon's Sumire demo setup
Atla Lens Co booth
Lower East Side street with banner
Size Matters!
cineRT and RatWorksEngineering banners
Lens tattoos

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These Celebrity Light-Painting Portraits Were Photographed in a Single Take


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These Celebrity Light-Painting Portraits Were Photographed in a Single Take

Photographer Jason D Page was invited by Wango Tango festival 2019 to create a series of light painting portraits with some of the acts playing over the weekend, including Halsey, CNCO, and The Jonas Brothers. The photos were shot in a single take, with a team creating the surreal effects using light-painting brushes.

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Profoto Announces the Profoto B10 Plus: Is the B1X Finished?


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Profoto Announces the Profoto B10 Plus: Is the B1X Finished?

Profoto has just launched the B10 Plus, a 500w/s on-location strobe that outmatches the recently released B10 while retaining most of the previous strobe’s design cues. With a well developed back panel display, a svelte body design, and a more powerful light output, is there any room for the B1X in Profoto’s lineup?

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Profoto B10 Plus: 100% More Power at a 25% Higher Price


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Profoto today announced the new B10 Plus, a “slightly bigger brother” to the B10 that doubles the power to 500Ws from 250Ws while only adding about 25% to the price.

“With the B10 Plus, shooting on location isn’t about problems, it’s about opportunities,” Profoto says. Because shooting on location forces you to make choices. For the most part, those choices inevitably come down to how much gear to bring and how much gear to leave behind.

“Because if you’re shooting a wedding, for example, you can’t afford for your gear to slow you down. And if the location is

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The Art of Lighting Porsche Racecars


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Photographing a Porsche is a special experience for me, as I am a racing fan, and Porsche is racing. They are the essence of speed on the curving tracks they have graced around the world, and on a photo shoot, they are just as incredible sitting still. It is for this and many other reasons that I count myself lucky to stand behind the camera while photographing the art pieces that are Porsche racecars.

Today I wanted to show some that you may have seen before, as well as some that have not been shown until now. Each car is

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Hive Super Hornet 575-C First Look


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At Cine Gear 2019, Hive was showing their latest Super Hornet 575-C light. The 575-C is a 550W fixture which now joins the Bumble Bee 25-c, Bee 50-C, Wasp 100-C & Hornet 200-C. The Super Hornet 575-CTM is an Omni-ColorTM (LED set with 7 distinct color chips) point source LED with the output equivalent a … Continued

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How Different Lighting Modifiers Render Your Subjects


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How Different Lighting Modifiers Render Your Subjects

When you’re new to artificial lighting, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to understand how different modifiers and attachments can change how your subject looks. This great video will show you how several common modifiers and attachments make your subject look so you can choose the appropriate equipment for your shoot.

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The Fun and Versatility of Gels in Studio Photography


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The Fun and Versatility of Gels in Studio Photography

Half the fun of working with studio strobes is that you are not constrained to the available light and can experiment with all sorts of things, like the position of the lights, the relative powers, the modifiers, and even the colors. This fun video will show you how working with color gels can produce unique and interesting results.

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The Versatility of a 5-in-1 Reflector


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The Versatility of a 5-in-1 Reflector

If there is any basic accessory almost every photographer should own, it’s a 5-in-1 reflector. Versatile, portable, and cheap, I have one in my bag at all times. This excellent video will show you the many different uses for a 5-in-1 reflector and how you can employ one to improve your shots.

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