Posted 15 April 2008 - 05:30 PM
Posted 15 April 2008 - 05:34 PM
I noticed alot of films Jan De Bont DPed have alot of creative light flare. Is there some special technique to getting cool light flare or is just trial and error/ happy accidents?
Can you post a few stills to illustrate what exactly you like? Every lens flares, not all lenses flare attractively. Some lenses flare really cool, some are just kind of annoying.
Posted 15 April 2008 - 06:06 PM
"There are artifacts that can occur when using an anamorphic camera lens that do not occur when using an ordinary spherical lens. One is a kind of lens flare that has a long horizontal line usually with a blue tint and is most often visible when there is a bright light, such as from car headlights, in the frame with an otherwise dark scene. This artifact is not always considered to be a problem. It has come to be associated with a certain cinematic look and is in fact sometimes emulated using a special effect filter in scenes that were not shot using an anamorphic "