10 Composition Techniques (for Filmmakers & Cinematographers)

The composition is an important aspect of getting cinematic footage. Whether you use a $100 DSLR camera or a $60,000+ ARRI Cameras – does not matter, if your composition sucks, then your footage will not seem cinematic. The composition is…

17 Lighting Terminologies That Every Filmmaker Should Know

Here are few of the lighting terminologies that every filmmaker and cinematographer should know about. Key Light: The dominant or main light in the scene. The “key” illuminates the surface. Generally, the key light is the brightest light in the…

Composition basics in photography

Cinematography – Theory and Practice – Book Summary

It’s the summary of the book – Cinematography – Theory and Practice. Chapter 1 – Writing with Motion The term “Cinematography” is from the Greek roots meaning ‘writing with motion’. When we create a film project, one of our primary…