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Do you own a video-capable DSLR? Have you wondered how to use this powerful tool and make money doing it? Join Joe Brady in this Webinar as he creates a commercial video for a local cupcake bakery. From scriptwriting through … Continue reading
Michael Grecco is an L.A. based photographer who’s shot everything from celebrities as part of the Got Milk? campaign to the subcultures of Miami Beach. In this video, go behind the scenes with him on a shoot for a six … Continue reading
Mark Wallace of AdoramaTV reviews the Sekonic L-358 and L-758DR light meters, revealing why he depends on them for all of his shoots, both inside and outside of the studio. He first reviews the features the meters have in common, … Continue reading
You’ve got your key light and your fill light, but what’s your lighting ratio? In other words, how do you figure out what the exposure difference is between your two, three, or however many lights you have on set? In … Continue reading
Den Lennie, the DP and founder of F-Stop Academy, talks about how a light meter helps him light for video in “Free Film Making Tip #3.” He uses the Sekonic L-308DC DigiCineMate in order to demonstrate how easy it is … Continue reading
Why doesn’t your light meter match your camera? In this episode of AdoramaTV, Mark Wallace answers just that question using the Sekonic L-358, one of our most popular meters. Different cameras measure light differently. Some work in full stops, others … Continue reading
Aaron Nace of Phlearn, presents this behind the scenes video of his shoot, Light My Fire. Since this is a complicated shoot in terms of lighting, he builds his setup one light at a time. He starts with a red-gelled … Continue reading
Kerry Garrison of Camera Dojo uses a Sekonic L-358 to explain why and how you should use a light meter in this basic tutorial. Using a light meter, he says, is “fast, efficient, reliable, accurate, all the nice little adjectives … Continue reading
Cinematographer Ryan E. Walters is serious about light. We’ve previously posted about his excellent instructional videos, custom camera profiles, and philosophy behind metering. He says, “as a cinematographer, one of my key roles is to shape and control light in … Continue reading
Stillmotion, a California-based band of photographers and filmmakers, created this video, demonstrating how to use a light meter for filmmaking. Understanding “working with light and using it effectively is often one of the most challenging parts of the process,” Stillmotion … Continue reading