Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding lighting concepts, part of Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shooting.
Now before you can dive deeper into the subject of lighting and talk about light placement,…instruments, and gels, you have to first understand a few things about quality, intensity, and…color temperature of lights.…So let's lay the foundation for the rest of this chapter to follow by going over these concepts.…The first thing I want to talk about is Intensity.…Light Intensity just refers to the brightness of the light.…There are number of things that affect the intensity of light source, such as distance…from the subject, size and power of the bulb and how close the bulb is to a reflector, et cetera.…
Using certain gels will also cut down on light intensity.…So I'm just going to demonstrate what that looks like right here, so I'm going to use…a Spot Flood knob to make this light more instance, so as I turn up the intensity you…can see it gets a lot brighter and hotter right there in the center, and as I turn it…back down, that's a little bit better.…So sometimes you're going to need to turn that up, sometimes you're going to need to…
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
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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