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I feel I owe much of what I learned as a cinematographer from the generous souls who share their knowledge online. To return the blessings, I started this blog to comtribute to the discussion on the art of cinematorgaphy and to reflect on the experiences or pitfalls that I encounter from the set.
I am aware what I share here are not always true. They only reflect my state of mind at a certain point in time of my career. One of my reasons to share my thoughts here is to let my ideas be collided with opposing ones. It is sometimes a joy to be convinced that my ideas are wrong, or that there are more angles to my perspective which I have yet to consider, because whenever I am proven wrong, I am also presented with a whole new perspective to my craft.
That's why I set up a commenting box below each of my blog posts. I look forward to hearing from you.
- Jack Lam -
Here is a golden opportunity for Panasonic to make the Lumix S the favorite small camera system for professional filmmakers. Will they do it?
PULLING FOCUS LIKE A PRO WITH A PALM-SIZE CAMERA?
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BETTER MANUAL FOCUS: HOW CAN PANASONIC MAKE THE LUMIX S EVEN BETTER FOR CINEMATOGRAPHERS
DEC 10, 2018
Wireless focus pulling that is tape-measure-accurate with a camera setup the size of a fist? The Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera can do it via SBUS. It took me two months to figure it out, and I will share my experience here.
DEC 11, 2018
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