How to Get the ‘Film Look’ Regardless of What Camera You Use
Whether you’re shooting on an ARRI Alexa or a Canon T3i, you can achieve the “film look” by putting these cinematic techniques to work.
We’re all going for the film look, but if you aren’t capturing their images on a powerful cinema camera like the ARRI Alexa or RED Weapon, you might think that this is a level of quality you’ll never be able to achieve. That’s simply not true. Though cameras do play a role in making an image look “cinematic,” there are so many other factors that play an even bigger one, and Jonny Von Wallström of Creative North talks about some of them in the video below.
When it comes to creating a cinematic image, there are several important elements that will dictate (more than your camera will) the look of your images: color, composition, camera movement, and lighting.