Fake News, Video quality, the Laws of Light

Fake news, video quality, the laws of light and DSLR and Mirrorless tutorials.

The Friday Roundup - A Few Tips Before The End of 2016

This week a little review of 2016, fake news, video quality, the laws of light and finally some DSLR and Mirrorless tutorials.

The Friday Roundup – Filmora Updates, Color Correction and Storytelling

Filmora 8.5 Released First cab off the rank for this week’s roundup is the latest release from my favorite easy to learn and use video editing software Filmora. The people at Wondershare tend to up

Lighting Techniques Every Videographer Should Know

Today on The Slanted Lens we are looking at some basic lighting concepts used in photography that can be used to shoot video as well. You won’t want to miss this one, so let’s get started! Single-

The Friday Roundup – Lifting Your Selfie Game and the Secret to Stress Free Editing

How to Video Yourself with iPhone and Android Like a PRO! Much as I hate to admit it there will be times when you may need to take shots of yourself to be included in your projects. Hopefully this wil

Spacing Out: Lighting Small Spaces With Rosco LED Light Tape

Today on The Slanted Lens I’m showing you how to light and shoot in small spaces. I’m using Rosco’s LED Tape VariWhite Gaffer Kit to light the inside of a space helmet- you won’t want to miss

The Friday Roundup – Handling Criticism, Audio Ducking and Rotation

Handling Criticism One of the unavoidable side effects of creating video projects and having other people view them is that you open yourself to criticism. How you handle that criticism is an importa

Tamron’s 24-70mm G2 Hands On Review

Today on The Slanted Lens, we’re taking you inside a shoot in the burn area of L.A. to assess the capabilities of Tamron’s new 24-70mm G2 lens. Check it out and see if a new lens will end up on yo

Build a Halloween Set for Under $100

Happy Halloween! In honor of Halloween, we’re checking out how to build your own Halloween-inspired set for under $100, today on The Slanted Lens! Building the Set We love Halloween over at The Slan

The Friday Roundup – Slider Tips, LUTs and Transitions

Creative Slider Techniques One of the most common accessories you will have thrust at you from online advertising are sliders and no, I don’t mean those little hamburgers you get at outrageously exp

360 Degree Product Photography on White

Today on The Slanted Lens we’re showing you how to light and shoot do 360 degree photography! Don’t miss out! Setting up Your Shot The easiest and simplest way I have found to create excellent pro

The Friday Roundup – Focal Length, Stabilization and VR

What You Need To Know About Focal Length Given the fact that more and more people are shooting footage with either DSLRs or MILCs these days it would be a real pity not to take advantage of what those

Killer-Clown Makeup

Today on The Slanted Lens, Teri Groves, an amazing Hollywood makeup artist, is walking us through applying killer-clown makeup. If you want to know how to channel your inner Pennywise, check out this

The Friday Roundup – Audio, Templates and Color Matching

Audio Tips I can very clearly remember a number of years ago when I purchased my very first digital video camcorder. Foolishly I had taken the advice of someone who as it turned out, had absolutely no

Build Your Own Set: Creating a Window in a Seamless

We are looking at a simple way to create a window on your set using nothing but a seamless, some tape, and an x-acto knife, today on The Slanted Lens! Today’s lesson is focused on a simple idea that

The Friday Roundup – Glitch Distortions and Basic Editing Tips

OK, so it seems we are back to normal this week after what seemed like an endless procession of updates. Running a site like this is generally not too much of a problem but maintaining the weekly roun

How to Get Fired On Set

Today on The Slanted Lens I have some helpful tips about the dos and don’ts on set. If you are looking to be hired as a Photographer’s Assistant or hoping to be rehired, check this out. Eight Tips

Adobe Premiere Elements 2018 Review

Back in the day Adobe’s Premiere Elements seemed to rule the world of consumer video editing. This was probably because of superior marketing and a lack of competition rather than the software being

Adobe Premiere Elements 15 Review Part Two

  Time to review the good and the not so good! The Interface What is clear in this latest version of Premiere Elements 2018 is that Adobe have finally decided on a direction for the program based on

Simple or Easy Video Editing Software

Over the past few years all of the major video editing software companies have been battling each other in a game of who can come up with the shiniest new features to attract the attention of the publ

Camera Review: Canon C200

Today on The Slanted Lens we are taking the Canon C200 out for a field test to see what it can really do. We were so excited to get our hands on this camera, so let’s take a look at what it can do!

Creating a Low Key Portrait Using Rembrandt Lighting

Previously on The Slanted Lens, we discussed how to light a high key set. Today we are talking about how to properly light a low key set when shooting portraits. We’ve got a dog and a chicken, so yo

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