Neil is a UK-based director of photography who has worked in the USA, Europe and Japan. Upcoming features he shot include The Little Mermaid with Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine, and supernatural thriller Heretiks with Michael Ironside. He has photographed another half-dozen independent features, innumerable shorts, several music promos and two multi-award-winning short-form action/adventure series. In the last couple of years Neil has been nominated for nine Best Cinematography awards and took home the gong at Festigious International Film Festival 2016 for his work on the short drama Night Owls. Second only to his love of cinematography is his passion for sharing his knowledge of it on his blog neiloseman.com and his Instagram feed.
Exposing the image correctly is one of the most important parts of a cinematographer’s job. Choosing the T-stop can be a complex technical and creative decision, but fortunately there are many ways we can measure light to inform that decision.
We’ve all been there. It’s halfway through the afternoon, you’ve only just wrapped the scene you were meant to finish by lunch, and now you have to cram the rest of the day’s material into a couple of hours. How can you do it?
- Monday 8 Jan 2018 - (55966) How to understand waveform and vector displays
- Sunday 7 Jan 2018 - (54113) The art of editing: Five tips to improve your editing performance
- Sunday 14 Jan 2018 - (51732) RAID: Everything you need to know
- Monday 8 Jan 2018 - (11262) Panasonic unveils the GH5S: a new GH5 firmly aimed at video
- Tuesday 9 Jan 2018 - (6482) Hands-on with the Panasonic GH5S
- Saturday 20 Jan 2018 - (285) The tech wizardry involved in restoring lost television
- Friday 19 Jan 2018 - (602) The seemingly unstoppable rise of autofocus
- Friday 19 Jan 2018 - (2954) We should now start taking 8K very seriously
- Friday 19 Jan 2018 - (714) The 4K spy in the sky
- Thursday 18 Jan 2018 - (773) How to turn your timelapse into a masterpiece