Rosco SoftDrop – The Background Visuals for Alex Buono’s Storytelling

Alex Buono is the Film Unit Cinematographer for Saturday Night Live and also the Co-Director/Cinematographer for IFC’s new comedy series Documentary Now! Alex’s work on SNL revolves around shooting the fake commercials and pre-filmed sketches in the show, which they oftentimes complete less than a week after receiving a script. Alex is back on the…

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Painting Art Class with Colored Light

A recent article published by k-12techdecisions.com showcases how a high school in Alabama used Rosco’s color-mixing Miro Cube 4C LED fixtures to enhance the lighting in their art classrooms. The art teachers at Opelika High School were looking for a unique way to demonstrate the effects of light and color for their students. What they…

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LitePad Vector
LED Lighting “Cured”

Gabe Mayhan is a cinematographer whose narrative films have been screened at the Cannes, Slamdance, and Tribeca film festivals and aired on HBO, Showtime and PBS. He was recently hired to shoot a short film called “Cured,” featuring Michael Berryman and Sailor Holland, in Little Rock, AR.  While he was at Stageworks picking up a…

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Braq Cubes Light the Runway for TOM*

Many of the styles and fashions men will be wearing this fall/winter made their debut at the Toronto Men’s Fashion Week last March. Located in a vacant 15,000 ft2 art deco store front, the event posed a number of distinct lighting challenges – that were all solved by the Rosco Braq Cube WNC. Event producer…

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Improve Your LEDs On Camera
With OPTI-FLECS LED Enhancement Filters

James Mathers has been the director of photography on over 30 feature and made-for-TV films and has been associated with six TV series from inception through the show’s first season. He is also the president and co-founder of the The Digital Cinema Society, a nonprofit educational cooperative dedicated to the industry’s informed integration of new…

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Portraying a Musician by Kevin Ames
Lighting & Background Solutions for Photographers

Kevin Ames is an Atlanta-based commercial photographer that works for corporate clients including AT&T, Coca-Cola, Carter’s, Honda and Westin Hotels. His photographs have appeared in Time, Newsweek, and The Wall Street Journal. Kevin also writes photographic lighting tutorials. Below is a tutorial he recently shared with us about his experience lighting a portrait of a local musician.

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