The first edition of Lens Curator’s fifth season brings you 5 new excerpts from the world of photography and videography. This month we take a look at ‘1917’ cinematography, cheap cine lenses, AE plugins, the future of storytelling and 360 cameras in 2020.
How ‘1917’ was filmed to mimic one take shot
One must agree that ‘1917’ directed by Sam Mendes is a cinematic masterpiece. This video from Insider takes us to the battlefield to show us how it was done. As the video shows, in order to make a movie that seems to take place in real-time, it takes a heck of a lot of planning ahead.
Incredible cheap cine lenses from China?
Not exactly an in-depth review of the lenses, but this guy discovered a gem of a company! Cinematics basically modifies photography lenses from known brands and jams them into cine housing. The guy in the video purchased a Sigma 18-35mm/f1.8 for $1300!! That same original Sigma cine lens is $8500…
14 Plugins to Add to Your After Effects Arsenal
Whether you’re an After Effects newbie or a skilled veteran, plugins, and extensions can make your life easier. Boone loves video listed his 14 favorites. Some of them look really spicy like that GEOlayers plugin.
What can we expect from storytelling in the future?
Virtual and Augmented realities are here, they are becoming more powerful every day and the possibilities seem endless. The creators behind the most innovative uses of the tech sat down with us and discussed the future of the tech, the endless possibilities, the opportunities to get in now on the ground floor, and what it’s like the be in the nascent wild-west stage of a new art form.
A 360 Camera Buyer’s Guide for 2020
360 cameras are well settled and in 2020 we should see more and more such content. While Insta360 One X and GoPro Max have become household names, there are other contenders to take their spot on the top. But also some oddball choices from Ben Claremont.