Posts Tagged ‘lighting’
Learn why 4K isn’t all it’s cracked up to be in the following Q&A with a few cinematography legends.
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.
Learn how to create a DIY diffusion panel with this easy-to-follow video tutorial.
You don’t have to have big production lights to light up dark spaces. Learn how to double bounce light in the following video tutorial.
Learn how to shoot high-end jewelry photography using these 5 steps.
Softbox not soft enough? Learn how to use the ultra-soft book lighting technique.
Many of us focus heavily on cameras, gear, lenses, and other equipment as a means to create a cinematic image, but there is so much more that goes into making a cinematic image.
The Inverse-Square Law may be nerdiest lighting term that every photographer, video pro or filmmaker should understand. Check out this explanation and detailed video tutorial.
The Raglite is a new crowdfunded flexible LED light for video production and photography. Does this have a spot in the already crowded professional lighting market?
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.
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.
When shooting green or blue screen you’ve got to plan ahead. Follow these tips to get the best shots for your chroma key.