The Buckingham

I’ve had an idea percolating for awhile: to make my own vintage filter. Actually, I had a vintage window and it needed to be replaced; so I thought, “Hey! I bet that old, wavy, leaded glass might make an interesting look!”  Our house is a 1924 “Spanish Colonial Craftsman” in the West Adams district of Los Angeles.  When my wife and I bought the house, one of …

BLACK SATIN FILTERS: By Tiffen

  I recently did a project with a tremendous amount of creature effects as well as one very extensive makeup and prosthetics.  The first concern for the teams is always “How can we make it look more organic?”.  Knowing that we didn’t have the option to shoot film, I opted for …