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I've ordered a Bolex REX 3 and I am so excited! I've also gotten a Sekonic L398, so I've really got the cliche film student package, haha. Honestly, the simplicity/limitations of the tools is what I find inspiring and fun. A few things I'm still trying to grasp: - Shutter angle: When to adjust and how, for effect or utility - Aperture: How to compensate for the viewfinder? - In what situations is it practical to push or pull the film more than an aesthetic choice? - common pitfalls to avoid? - best places to buy film stock? - Is using a digital camera for re
As an antidote the the very techy world of aerial photography, I feel it would help me as a film maker to try my hand at Super 8. Because basic cameras are so cheap I thought I would just grab one or two and give it a try. I have three questions I'm hoping for some help on, either directly or pointing me to the appropriate article. 1. Book - I've been through both the long and edited book list here and still cant find anything suitable. Either because the reviews suggest it might be a bit too "full on" for me at the moment or too expensive or both. Does anyone know of a basic publicati
Hey guys! I'm new here but glad I found this forum. My new to filmmaking in general but have always had a passion for film especially in the realm of horror. Just recently, I took a risk and just did my first short horror film. I recently completed a little 2 minute short for a contest with Chiller TV. I didn't win...but I got out of my comfort zone and took a risk. I LOVED IT, though I told myself I should just give up and quit. I realized after feedback from multiple people, my story for this short was very weak. Hard to follow. Putting myself out there with all my mistakes