Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a four-point lighting setup for a scene, part of Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shooting.
Now in this movie we are just going to go over the basics of 4-point lighting.…So I am going to explain to you what the four lights are in 4-point lighting, and we are…going to talk a little about their positioning and some other things to keep in mind when…we are setting up these lights.…So first, a couple of ground rules before we jump into 4-point lighting, anytime you're…doing this type of lighting set up, and that is first thing that I need to have set up…is a camera, before I even open up my lighting kit or take out any lights at all, I set up my camera.…Now why is a camera the first thing that I am going to set up for a lighting setup?…Because my naked eyes are telling me nothing at all about what the camera is actually seeing.…
Remember, that there are settings such as the shutter speed, the exposure, white balance,…all of these things are going to dramatically affect how my image is actually going to look.…So the first thing I set up is a camera to make sure that I am looking at what the camera sees.…
AuthorAnthony Q. Artis
- Exploring the different types of video cameras
- Understanding how to focus
- Shooting with shallow depth of field
- Understanding exposure
- Using ND filters to correct overexposure
- Using gain to brighten an underexposed shot
- Choosing the right shutter speed
- White-balancing a shot
- Working with a tripod
- Shooting handheld
- Using a boom microphone
- Setting up a 4-point lighting scene
- Using corrective gels
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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Premiere Pro CS6 Essential Trainingwith Abba Shapiro6h 59m Beginner
1. Getting Started in Video
2. Camera Essentials
3. Moving the Camera
4. Audio Essentials
5. Lighting Essentials
Using corrective gels9m 11s
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