On the show this week we sit down with cinematographer Wes Cardino to talk about his latest work on Florida Man as well as his early days coming up as an operator on set.

It is always interesting to hear from different perspectives on rising through the ranks on set and this conversation with Wes was no exception.  Lots of great nuggets to tak away and try out on your next job.

BE sure to check out more of Wes' work in the links below.


Mastering Exposure - New Course is LIVE

New Course is LIVE starting today!

Course Link:  Master Exposure: The Language of Image Creation

Understanding exposure was key to my development as a cinematographer and the first major unlock of knowledge that made a measurable impact on my ability to create images I was happy with.  

The system I used to strengthen my understanding of exposure and improve my ability to recognize various patterns of exposure allowed me to bypass years of on set experience.  

In Mastering Exposure I breakdown my techniques for learning exposure, we go over just how important exposure actually is, and then lay out my workflow from start to finish as to how to use the knowledge you gain from your studies.

I can confidently say that nothing has made a larger impact on my cinematography abilities than my thorough approach to understanding exposure and how to manipulate it in the most efficient way possible.  

My hope is the course will be as impactful for you and your career.

If you want to learn more about the course check it out here:

Mastering Exposure:  The Language of Image Creation

Patreon Breakdown - The Shawshank Redemption

Some times you have to revisit the classics to get a little bit on inspiration for what is actually achievable.  This week is one of those times.  

We are breaking down The Shawshank Redemption and trying to figure out what makes the cinematography by Roger Deakins ASC BSC so good.  

The Wandering DP Podcast Patreon

Featured Guest - Cinematographer Wes Cardino

Website: Wes Cardino

Instagram: @wescardino

About The Author

Cinematographer and host of The Wandering DP Podcast. You can see select examples of work at my personal site or follow me on instagram.

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