Posts Tagged ‘lighting’
You’ll find HMIs doing the heavy lifting on almost every big Hollywood film set — lighting daytime exteriors, diffused windows, and turning night into day.
Here’s some advice on how to use natural light when shooting various exterior (and interior) scenes either low- or no-budget.
So how can you position your lights exactly where you want them — without the shooting environment constraining your setup?
Lighting a moving subject and staying out of frame is always difficult. The solution to this problem is easy: follow fill.
You can create dramatic compositions by bouncing hard light off something to make it soft, and create sharp edges and punchy, bold images.
In this article, we take a look at why most filmmakers and photographers prefer to light their subjects with large, soft light sources.
The Electric Department is the backbone of any production. Let’s look at the roles, tools, and responsibilities behind safely powering a set.
Whether you’re camera shopping, building out a light kit, or optimizing your workspace, these three sites are essential to the hunt.
Shooting video on a blue or green screen can be tricky. We’ve rounded up some tips to help you successfully pull the cleanest key possible.
On low-budget documentary shoots, protecting the environment means careful use of natural light. But what if timing ruins a moment the crew can’t recreate?