What is focal length vs focal distance? Why is lens speed important? How do I control depth of field? What are some cool tricks that I can use to light a scene with minimal resources? WHY IS ALL OF MY FOOTAGE BLUE???? Cinematography 101 reviews how you can use the technical to articulate the creative. Besides things like 180 degree rule and law of thirds, we talk about some of the mystery buttons on the camera that will help you improve your image as well as your understanding of why things work the way that they do. Ideally suited for beginners and intermediate level cinematographers who are either just starting out or feel that they need a better technical understanding of the mechanics of their camera.