The Library is list of handy resources useful for creating cinematography-related metas or satisfying the pretty picture addiction. Need screen caps? Have a burning desire to know what color the motel room in 1x03 was or how many pairs of shoes Dean owns? Crave a pretty shot to get the brain thinking? Or perhaps you want to brush up on the more technical aspects of cinematography and film analysis. Peruse the stacks and whoop loudly.
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SPN Screencaps by homeofthenutty
1280 x 720 caps for S1-S6 plus each season's intros.
Supernatural Caps by potthead
1024 x 576 caps for most seasons (including S5 and S6)
HD Logo free screencaps by toxic_caps
1280 x 720 caps for S4-S6. Now all posts are f-locked. Join the community for access.
SPN Screencaps by marishna
1680 x 946 caps for S1-mid S5 plus the S1-S4 DVD extras including gag reels.
Decent resolution (196x672) caps of S1-S4. Contains scenery and prop shots that are usually absent in LJ capper’s files. Spoilerphobes beware of episode titles for unaired episodes on this site.
Oxoniensis Screencaps by oxoniensis
Caps of various resolutions for select episodes of S1 and S2-mid S5.
Various Episode Caps by bellanut
This gallery of moderately high resolution caps (1280 x 720) was created for picspams with an emphasis on clothing, sets, guest stars, "money shots", and the boys' hands and necks. Hard to find screencaps live here. Select episodes for S1, S3, S4 and all of S2 as well as the S2 DVD extras including the gag reel, JP's screen test, and the deleted scenes have been capped.
Shadow of Reflection by shadowofreflect
Complete S1-S6 caps (1280 x 720). S1-S5 are bluray caps.
Picspams useful for cinematography purposes
“Motels and Inns of Supernatural (S1)” , (S2) and (S3) by bellanut
“The Sam Winchester Clothing Catalogue (S1-S3)” and “The Dean Winchester Clothing Catalogue (S1-S3)” by bellanut
"Supernatural Pretty Things (S1)", "Supernatural Pretty Things (S2)" and "Supernatural Pretty Things (S3)" by green_queen
"Sam and Dean's Synchronicity" by micawbish
Trivia and Details useful for meta
dudemeter for S1, S2 and S3
Glossary of film terms
Cinematic terms with examples
Technical aspects and cinematography in other films/shows of the same genre
"The Film Techniques of Alfred Hitchcock"
"Observations on Film Art: Funny Framings"
An archive of lighting-related articles from the magazine “Videomaker”. Other technical aspects of filming can be found here.
Cinematography and cinematic techniques from Wikipedia
The technical aspects of photography (the fraternal twin of cinematography) from Wikipedia
Photography techniques and equipment from Wikipedia