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August 26, 2014 Author:

Most DPs are trained early on in their careers to learn the basics of a three point lighting setup. However, in this post I’ll make a case for why reducing your lighting setup can actually be more conducive to a cinematic look. Read More

Simple Photo/Video Light Setups for Cinematic Looks

  • April 2, 2014

    Lighting Tips for Film Noir

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    Emphasizing shadows and harsh lighting creates a sense of volume and depth in your films that embodies the film noir style. Check out the great tutorials below to create your own film noir look. Read More

  • March 17, 2014

    Lighting for Video: Background Lights

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    Background lighting has the power to dynamically change the feeling of your scene. In this final installment of the Lighting for Video Series, we’ll demonstrate background lighting and see a few effective examples. Read More

  • March 10, 2014

    Essential Tips: Shooting Green Screen for Chroma Key

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    When shooting green or blue screen you’ve got to plan ahead. Follow these tips to get the best shots for your chroma key. Read More