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.
Discover which light stand is ideal for your video or film project. In this video tutorial we talk C-stands, lightweight stands and speciality boom and uni lighting stands.
LEDs are light, relatively inexpensive and require little power, making them an ideal choice for many video pros. In this post we explore the pluses and minuses of LEDs, and how to get the most out of these lights in your video production work.
Learn how to create a homemade lighting rig that inexpensive, versatile and easy to use.
In this tutorial, in our on-going series on Lighting for Video, we dig deeper into incandescent lighting. Explore different options for incadeccent lighting, as well as some examples of incandescent lighting setups.
Incandescent lights offer near perfect color reproduction. In this video tutorial you’ll learn how to successfully integrate incandescent lights in your video productions.