Join Eduardo Angel for an in-depth discussion in this video Scouting your location, part of Lighting Design for Video Productions.
…Location scouting is a fundamental step in pre-production that will…often have a significant impact on the flow of the production.…It offers a unique opportunity to discover vantage…points, anticipate lighting challenges and opportunities, and learn…about the permits, gear, and crew that will…be required in addition to many other factors.…We're often surprised to see how many people ignore…the critical step of location scouting.…In cities like New York, things change, and they change fast.…
The park that you so fondly remember is now a parking…lot, and that awesome abandoned building, well, it's now a luxury condo.…With the current smart phone applications, you don't need…to bring a lot of gear to survey your locations.…Some of them provide interactive depth of field calculators,…equipment and media management, shot logging and even virtual slates.…Remember the time when you had to fly…somewhere or hire local scout to research certain locations?…With applications like Google Earth you…can access any location and determine accurate…
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- Understanding the role of lighting
- Lighting interior and exterior scenes
- Directing the viewer's attention
- Enhancing mood in a scene
- Achieving great light under harsh conditions
- Deciding on the right lighting style for your story