This is the workflow and etiquette that is tried and tested and that I use on all of my commercials, features and music videos.
My suggestion to all of you is to continue to educate yourself. Become a responsible filmmaker who will take the time to understand WHY – because this is what it is all about.
When you have a small team to tell your story, you need to find lights that do many things and provide many color temps. You need some that can focus and ones that are a broad source.
With the price decrease on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, new functions, firmware upgrades and the anticipated delivery of the Pocket Cam, I thought it would be perfect timing to run more of the tests that I did for Need for Speed.
Shane Hurlbut, ASC discusses what you need to work on the HDSLR platform.