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LUMIX Academy S1H | 01 LUMIX S1H Introduction

LUMIX Academy S1H | 01 LUMIX S1H Introduction

[music] Jacob James: I’m Jacob James. Photographer, filmmaker and Panasonic LUMIX Ambassador. Here we have the new Panasonic LUMIX S1H. The S1H builds on the legacy of Panasonic’s professional video technology and the success of the GH-series. The S1H comes packed with new features designed to match filmmakers’ needs. It also comes with the features …

DIY: Simple STURDY OVERHEAD CAMERA RIG

DIY: Simple STURDY OVERHEAD CAMERA RIG

Today I’ll show you how to set up a sturdy overhead camera rig that supports even heavier cameras and without using any counterweights. Actually you might already have most of the equipment that you need for example two light stands and these can be any light stands that can take some weight. And secondly you’re …

Every frame a Rembrandt

Every frame a Rembrandt

There’s something about Rembrandt that really makes me think about filmmaking today He was such a master of capturing emotion and he did that through light he tells stories through light for instance in one single painting he can convey shame surprise shock different characters responding to a situation in different ways What a filmmaker …

Objective (Photography)

Objective (Photography)

What’s an objective?“A lens or a system of lenses that forms an image of an object.” That’s what the dictionary says. This, my friends, is an objective. And people call it lens sometimes, when it consists of … … a lot more than a lens. There’s usually many lenses and … … it’s called an …

Stanley Kubrick: Practical Lighting

Stanley Kubrick: Practical Lighting

Fragment of “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968) Watching a Kubrick film is an experience unlike any other. As a director, Kubrick had an arsenal of frequently used techniques and tools, that spanned his entire body of work, including: symmetrical framing, tracking shots, zooms, and even a reoccurring character look, aptly coined “the Kubrick Stare”. But …