Viewfindr Films

Film Noir: A Cinema of Shadows

Some say that film noir is an independent genre; others consider it to be ‘only’ a visual style of a specific feeling; and yet still according to some other people, it is a historically defined cycle of American movies of the 40s and 50s. But no matter what point of view we take, film noir ...

Basic Camera Movements: Everything means Something

Early movie cameras were limited by their size and weight. And by early, I mean for the first 150 years of cinema. Throughout the golden age of hollywood a camera was a device often ridden across train tracks by a camera operator and a focus puller. Camera movement was bound by this technology, but that ...

Through the looking glass: What truly is a photographer’s life like?

There are loads of surprises to having a career as an expert photographer than taking great photos. The approach your day takes can vary depending on whether you’re a studio photographer, a portrait photographer, a landscape guy, or an events guy, and whether you work alone or as a part of a team. Another factor to ...