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    August 2019

    Lens Test: The Deakinizers

    Jay Holben and cinematographer Kaity Williams test Otto Nemenz International's Deakinizer optics, which evoke the feeling of early still-photo portraiture lenses.

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    June 2019

    Deep Focus: Diopters

    Understanding the use of these close-up lens attachments that can bring us extremely close to a subject or carry focus between planes.

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    April 2019

    Using Specular Reflections

    Take a look at magazine advertisements for cars, jewelry, drinks, silverware, even electronics, and you’ll notice that they employ specular highlights to show off the products’ “beauty.”

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    April 2019

    Understanding Polarizing Filters

    The effects of these special filters cannot be easily mimicked with digital tricks, making the understanding of their use important for every creative cinematographer.

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    February 2019

    Fresh Perspectives

    Keeping a long-running TV series looking fresh is a constant challenge for cinematographers working season-to-season. 

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