Want to know exactly which spotlights were used in the already-iconic opening shot of Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.”? Look no further than this 22-minute documentary breaking down the cinematography of K. Dot’s incredible music video. YouTube powerhouse Cinematography Database has got you covered, sharing the knowledge he gleaned from an interview with Director of Photography Scott Cunningham the day the video came out.
“HUMBLE.” was viewed 10 million times the day it was released, March 30. Host Matt Workman says this is the most requests he’s ever received to analyze a specific video. Check out his brilliant and thorough dissection of the video, where he breaks down the specific lights, cameras, and techniques used on set.
Kendrick’s latest single comes from his forthcoming studio album, set to drop this Friday, April 7. While you’re waiting, check out what we expect from his full length right here.
Revisit “HUMBLE.” in all its glory below.
In case you missed it, you can check out our review of “HUMBLE.” right here.
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