Color and Emotion

Color and Emotion

With all the tools that we have at our disposal in today's editing world, color grading is, to us,  a vital part in our effort to tell the best story that we can. Color grading is about fine changes to the color and tone of an image. In the end, this influences the viewers emotion about the film. If we need to make a scene look more dramatic, then we have a recipe for that. The same goes for if we want to make a scene light and fun. As you can see below we have the straight out of camera image.

Stories From Our Past: Playing Cowboys

Stories From Our Past: Playing Cowboys

14K stories are unique because we don't just try to copy the mediocre or the good-enough, we are inspired by our past experiences. We take what life has taught us up to this point; all of the inspiration, creativity, humor, and we place those carefully into your story. We use these elements to attach emotion, to create a compelling piece of art, and most importantly, to make you care. Here is a piece of Matt's past that taught him how to build tension in a story.

How Stories Work

How Stories Work

Whether you are taking senior photos, writing a novel, or gigging as a musician, you are telling stories. Some paint the stories with a brush, others shoot the story with a camera, but all creatives are trying to tell some kind of story. Regardless of the art form, it is imperative that you as a creative know the difference between a good story and a bad one.