If you wish to create a flattering portrait of someone, lighting is critical. Often, that means soft, even, diffused, bright light. But not every portrait should have that form of standard lighting. Sometimes you want to spice it up. This post will give you some advanced lighting tips. Most of them create a very dramatic […]
A video image is made of light. In order to get the best image possible, quality lighting is critical. Lighting makes more of a difference to the quality of your final image than what kind of camera you use. A cheap camera with excellent lighting will get a better image than an expensive camera with […]
Quality lighting is incredibly important if you want your videomaking to look professional. Here are tips, tricks and techniques to get good lighting when making video.
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Direct light (sunny day) creates deep, harsh shadows that have distinct edges.
Diffused light, (cloudy day) can be very bright but completely shadow less.
As a TV production professional, no matter where I was sent to shoot, (everywhere from the bottom of a cave to the governor’s office) the first thing I did was assess the light available to me. Windows, lamps, wall scones, anything already there.
Inside, diffused light can be obtained either by using photographic equipment such as reflective umbrellas, diffusion gels and cloths, or the light can be bounced off something reflective.