Limited Color Palette

Sin City (2005)

Directed by Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino

Written by Frank Miller

Photographed by Robert Rodriguez

Art Direction by Steve Joyner and Jeanette Scott

Photographed entirely in front of green screens, all the backgrounds and color were created in postproduction using a computer. This technique allows for extremely specific control over all the visual components. Color is used only to accent the visuals.

There have been many films made without movement. Chris Marker's 1964 film La Jette uses only still photographs, as do many historical documentaries. But there is always movement, even in a still photograph. Movement can be created in four different ways: actual, apparent, induced, and relative.

Digital Cameras For Beginners

Digital Cameras For Beginners

Although we usually tend to think of the digital camera as the best thing since sliced bread, there are both pros and cons with its use. Nothing is available on the market that does not have both a good and a bad side, but the key is to weigh the good against the bad in order to come up with the best of both worlds.

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