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At this time of the year with a white x-mas on the horizon, in Zeferino Professional Lighting we want to take a look at the most common problems arising when shhoting with white backgrounds. They...

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Each year, the I.A.T.S.E. (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees), Local 600 camera union honors up-and-coming image-makers at the Emerging Cinematography Awards. The event was initiated in 1996 as a showcase for budding cinematographers to...

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Today in Zeferino Professional Lighting we want to talk about some of the best killer films in history. Cinematography is of course one of the most important elements of a horror film. With their game-changing...

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Film Noir

October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

With Halloween on the horizon, this week in Zeferino Professional Lighting we want to take a look at the key rules of Film Noir. Genres come and go, but 70 years after its birth, the...

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How do we light a bald subject?

October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week in Zeferino Professional Lighting we want to give you hand; if you’re about to light a bald subject there are a few key issues you’ll want to take into consideration.Certain exposure problems tend...

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This week in Zeferino Professional Lighting we ask ourselves how well do our images tell our stories? We all know that cinematography is a hell of a lot more than turning your camera on and...

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This week in a veteran DP breaks down the keys to hand-drawing lighting plans. Some people like playing golf. Ben Smithard likes drawing lighting plans. The cinematographer has worked on many projects, like The Trip  or The...

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This week in Zeferino Professional Lighting we want to take a closer look to the changing task oYou’ll want to add these shots to your cinematographic repertoire if you’re going to be filming a car...

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7 Ways to Protect Your Gear from Overheating

August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Although summer is almost gone by, the heat is still hitting… That’s why this week in Zeferino Professional Lighting we suggest 7 seven tips to keep your gear from overheating in the hot summer sun....

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We have all seen these amazing and dramatic images that have shafts of light streaming through a window. Dawn breaks through the dusty window of a weathered cabin, splitting into stems of undulating, cloud-filled light....

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