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Comedians might make coming up with ideas for a stand-up set seem easy, but forming this raw material into funny jokes that make the audience laugh takes a lot of hard work. Pra...

Oct 15, 2020

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Professional video editors use J-cuts and L-cuts to provide a smooth transition from one clip to another.

Oct 14, 2020

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Casting is an essential part of the pre-production process that involves holding auditions to fill key and background roles for a film or TV project.

Oct 13, 2020

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When filmmakers light their movie sets, they generally choose from five different light sources: natural sunlight, hydrargyrum medium-arc iodide (HMI) lighting, fluorescent ligh...

Oct 13, 2020

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Before the age of green screens and CGI visual effects, filmmakers relied on live-action practical effects to make the impossible look possible. While digital effects are now co...

Oct 7, 2020

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RAW format is a digital image format for digital cameras and some smartphone camera apps. While RAW capture produces much larger file sizes, it offers the uncompressed image fil...

Oct 7, 2020

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For photographers who use manual focus, an interesting option exists on your lens's focus ring: the infinity focus setting.

Oct 7, 2020

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Taking beautiful photos during a rainstorm requires skill, persistence, and creative ways of approaching your subject.

Oct 7, 2020

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Professional acting is a career path that requires tenacity, preparation, patience, luck, and impeccable timing. As an aspiring actor, you must take a professional approach to t...

Oct 2, 2020

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