Join motion picture and television photographer Mike Kubeisy on location as he demonstrates some of the most common and versatile tools he uses every day on the sound stages in Hollywood. From C47s to Cardellini clamps and apple boxes to scissor clips, Mike will show you how to use the tools the pros use to get the job done in all kinds of situations. You’ll not only learn how the tools are used in Hollywood, but how to use them back in your own studio to maximize, enhance, and improve your photography.
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Join Mike on the lot in Hollywood, CA as he goes over the topics that will be covered in this class.
There is a lot of simple low cost gear that gets used all the time on a Hollywood shoot.
With a C-stand on hand there are two versatile pieces of equipment that can allow for a wide range of uses.
From gator board to raw muslin, and from foam core to bead board there are a variety of materials that can be used as a reflecting material, and each has its own unique characteristics.
Not everyone has a c-stand or a flag, but Mike shows some inexpensive options for creating your own flags.
Quarter grid diffusion material is a soft rag-like diffusion material that can fit inside a beauty dish behind a grid.
There's always a need for another set of hands to hold gobos, diffusers, reflectors, and more on set, and there are a wide range of awesome tools to get the job done.
Mike wraps up the class with one last great tip on using a fan in studio.
From crime scenes to war zones, Hollywood celebrities and family portraits, Michael Kubeisy's cameras have shot it all since 1984, as a Motion Picture and Television Stills Photographer. He is…