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#FilmSchoolFriday Episode 4: Going Urban

by Mark Archer, Producer/Director

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The “Blue Shift” is one of the biggest problems that a run-n-gun cinematographer will run into when shooting in an urban environment. 641 more words

Documentary Filmmaking

#FilmSchoolFriday Episode 3 - The Carousel

By: Mark Archer, Producer/Director


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Automatic settings on a camera can be the greatest thing in the world or they can be your nemesis. 711 more words

Documentary Filmmaking



IF YOU’VE EVER GLANCED AT THE NORMAL EYE’S HOME PAGE MISSION STATEMENT, you might come away with the impression that I am unilaterally opposed to automodes, those dandy little pre-sets that do their best to predict your needs when making a photo. 631 more words

Available Light

ExpoDisc - Just Another Camera Toy?

I got an ExpoDisc for my birthday a month or so ago. True confessions: I really thought it might be a fun, novel toy that would eventually sift its way down to the recesses of my camera bag. 1,087 more words


Photography Class

Two weeks ago in my photography class we were experimenting with lighting equipment and white balance. Because we’re the only class in the morning we got to use all sorts of supplies from the other class rooms for our props. 40 more words


Shot of the Week

With Halloween last weekend it was no surprise that the 52 Week theme for the week was something spooky, with Graveyard!

This was taken as I described in… 148 more words


My experience with the ExpoDisc 2.0

What is the ExpoDisc?

The ExpoDisc is a white balance filter that allows you to calibrate the white balance of your camera. It does basically the same what could be done with a white or grey card. 1,125 more words