Posts Tagged ‘lighting’
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.
Using only available light maybe a stylistic choice for your film project – but it must be executed well. In this post, I share 3 tips for effectively shooting with natural light.
In this video tutorial we take a look at hairlights and examine some of the best ways to properly use them to make your subject pop.
You don’t need an elaborate light setup to capture clean, evenly lit shots. In this video tutorial you’ll learn a few tricks for getting great looking shots with a single light setup.
Get the most out of your production lights by using light modifiers. In this video tutorial we show you a few of the most common modifiers and how to use them on-set.
Don’t go on set without these essential lighting tools. Check out our recommendations for the gear that should be in every light kit.