Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Flashlights and GL-1, part of DSLR Video Tips: Lighting.
Male 1: So while we're talking about home improvement stores, Rich.…There's a plethora of stuff to be found in a home improvement store.…Rich: Oh yeah.…Male 1: That can really help you on set. Rich: Yeah, absolutely.…Male 1: And you have something in your hand, that…I think that everybody should have in their set of tools.…Rich: Well this is a high-end model, but it's a flashlight.…And you can absolutely get a flashlight.…Flashlight at any home improvement store.…Those Mag lights get really bright. Male 1: Yeah.…Rich: And in a pinch, you can use those to fill in light on a set.…What I have here is a special production model.…It looks a lot like a hand-held power drill.…
This particular one is tungsten, and its got the right color temperature.…And this will easily fill in that light, I can adjust it and spot it up or down.…Runs off a rechargeable battery, so this is meant for just quick handheld lighting.…So if we're in a pinch, we're on set and it's really dark,…we need to add a little bit of fill, we can pop it in.…
- Moving lights off-center
- Controlling exposure in bright areas
- Using ND filters and matte boxes
- Overpowering a backlight
- Maximizing available light with reflectors and shiny boards
- Using battery-operated LEDs and flashlights
- Enhancing shots in post-production
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Can I Attach Lights to the Camera?
Moving lights off-center3m 42s
2. How Do I Control Exposure and Depth of Field in Bright Light?
3. How Do I Deal with Backlit Subjects in Production?
4. How Do I Light without Electrical Outlets Using Available Light?
5. How Do I Light without Electrical Outlets Using Alternate Sources?
6. How Do I Deal with Backlit Subjects in Post-Production?
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