Bruce Logan

About the Author

Bruce Logan Bruce Logan, ASC was born in London. His love of imagery started when he was hired by Stanley Kubrick to work under Douglas Trumbull on 2001: A Space Odyssey. He came to California in 1968 and worked as a DP on over a dozen films, including: Tron, Star Trek, Airplane, Firefox, High Road to China, The Incredible Shrinking Woman, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, Big Bad Mama, and Jackson County Jail. He did visual photography for most of these films as well. He has shot commercial films for most of the major companies: Pepsi, GE, Visa, Chevrolet, Pontiac, DuPont, Contac, Sprint, Amtrak, Suzuki, Sunlight, and Armstrong. And—he has applied his talents to making music videos for such high profile performers as Prince, Madonna, Rod Stewart, Aerosmith, Glenn Frey, The Go-Gos, Karyn White, Tevin Campbell, Hank Williams, Jr., and Michael Cooper. See Bruce's full bio here.
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How to Film Rain Like a Pro

One of the most effective and available tools we have at our disposal is the tried and true Rain Sequence.


5 Things You Missed at NAB 2016

My show highlights from NAB 2016 – Mecca of Technology!


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What I Learned From Ten Famous Directors

I learned not to listen to anyone who tells you your directing career is over at sixty.


8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Camera

So you got the job – the Director loves you, and the producer can tolerate you. Nice! Now what?


Teach Yourself To Be A Colorist

Armed with my Ikegami HLM-2450W color-correction monitor and DaVinci Resolve software, I set out to conquer the kingdom.


Who’s in Control, the DP or the Colorist?

Is the Director of Photography still the sole “Auteur of the Image?”



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