Jul 082017
 
Lighting 4 More Scenes from IDA

IDA director Pawel Pawlikowski and cinematographer Lukasz Zal, PSC, watching the camera monitor This post continues my in-depth look at scenes from the wonderful Polish film IDA. Once again I offer video and high-resolution images to present detailed examples of scene lighting. This 2nd post is intended to be seen after you’ve read the 1st [...]

Mar 032014
 
Kress Lighting Workshop part 3

My posts about Eric Kress‘ Lighting Workshop on the ASC web site have been very popular. Eric was the cinematographer of the original “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”. I am preparing part 4 in the next 2 weeks… The workshop was held at Gothenburg Film Studios during Gokinema, in collaboration with Michael Petersen, and with [...]

Nov 032013
 
DPs and Gaffers - Who Does What?

My latest post for thefilmbook blog on the ASC site is based on a Camerimage seminar I moderated with cinematographers and gaffers, with the encouragement and sponsorship of Marc Galerne of K5600 Lighting, and additional support by Jacques Delacoux of Transvideo. _____ The participants pictured above are: Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC, gaffer James Plannette, Michel Abramowicz, [...]

Apr 052013
 
Rodney Charters: Lighting tools for DSLR

The cinematographer of 24 gives advice about movie lighting tools to still photographers wanting to make the transition to video. He mentions the use of Chimeras, Kino Flos and HMIs from K5600 Lighting. +++