Being a video professional means getting a professional look on your shoots, and good lighting can make or break the quality of your shots. The courses in this path cover a range of lighting situations that video creators will need to master to take their work to the next level.
Learn to light in a variety of challenging situations.
Light products to achieve highly reflective surfaces.
Create lighting setups that match from shot to shot.
Lighting Design for Video Productions with Eduardo Angel
Learn how to raise the production value of your videos with important but simple lighting tools and techniques.
46m 22s • COURSE
Lighting a Video Interview with Richard Harrington
Learn how to assemble the right gear, frame your shoot, and control the lighting on the set of a video interview. Get techniques that will flatter your subjects and your budget.
2h 28m • COURSE
Video Product Lighting Techniques with Greg Pickard
Make your products shine. Learn lighting techniques for product videos, including how to light products on a budget, adapt for different environments, and more.
41m 38s • COURSE
Corporate and Documentary Video Lighting with Eduardo Angel
Production veteran and instructor Eduardo Angel introduces important techniques to create compelling lighting for sales, promotional, and corporate videos.
28m 52s • COURSE
Cinematic Video Lighting with Jem Schofield
Get tips on choosing lighting equipment, setting up low-key lighting, and shooting great interviews, B-roll, and more. Use these video lighting techniques to get cinematic results quickly and easily.
1h 44m • COURSE
Advanced Cinematic Video Lighting with Jem Schofield
Learn how to create the mood for a narrative scene, a commercial project, and a corporate project. Get tips on making creative decisions and choosing the right equipment, space, and lighting setups for each project.
1h 19m • COURSE
You'll advance your video lighting skills with these experts
Eduardo Angel is an Emmy-winning visual storyteller, independent technology consultant, and educator.
His clients include Adobe and the New York Times. His mission is to inspire and empower photographers and filmmakers in the use of technology to enhance creativity.
Eduardo has worked as an official Adobe beta tester for Lightroom and Premiere Pro, currently teaches at the School of Visual Arts and the International Center of Photography, and mentors the photography program at the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Eduardo regularly speaks at conferences and industry events around the world and regularly publishes his thoughts on his blog, eduardoangel.com. He is also the cofounder of the production company The Digital Distillery, Inc.
Selected clients include Adobe, Adorama, Avon, B&H Photo, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Canon U.S.A., Chicago Architecture Foundation, Cinevate, Doyle, Fashion Institute of Technology, Future Media Concepts, Gulf Photo Plus (Dubai), Hasselblad, HOW Design Conference, McCann Erickson, New York magazine, NAB Show, the New York Times, Panasonic North America, Panasonic Middle East, Photo District News, PhotoPlus Expo, Photokina (Germany), Sigma, Sony, Tenba, Time magazine, and X-Rite, among others.
Rich Harrington is a digital video expert, educator, speaker, and author.
As a digital video expert and trained business professional, Rich Harrington understands both the creative and management sides of the visual communications industry. He is the founder of the visual communications company RHED Pixel in Washington, DC. He is a certified instructor for Adobe and Apple and a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals Instructor Dream Team. Rich is a popular speaker on the digital video circuit and has served as program manager for conferences hosted by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). He has also written several books for the video industry, including An Editor's Guide to Adobe Premiere Pro, From Still to Motion, and Photoshop for Video. To explore more resources for media professionals and to watch Rich's many podcasts, visit RichardHarrington.com.
Greg Pickard is a producer, tech nerd, and cinematographer who is passionate about light.
Greg has always been a tinkerer, whether he's taking things apart to see how they work or simply reorganizing the garage. He studied industrial design and visual effects, and then graduated from Brooks Institute with a focus in film production in 2013. Altogether, he has spent almost two decades working in video, drafting, CAD, and design. As a production lead at lynda.com, he gets to combine these skills and imagine new and better ways to educate and inspire our members every day. To contact Greg, visit in/gregorypickard.
Jem Schofield is all about video production, filmmaking, consulting, and education.He spends most of his time producing content for clients, designing products, educating others, and otherwise being borderline obsessed with cameras, lighting, and the craft of storytelling.Jem and his company, theC47, provide production and post-production services to a wide variety of clients and also provide consulting (product design), and educational content creation services in the areas of production and filmmaking. They are specialists, maybe even experts, in these areas and have produced ongoing educational content for companies such as AbelCine, Canon U.S.A., Inc., Westcott, and Zeiss.Current and past clients include AbelCine, Apple, ARRI, Canon U.S.A., Inc., Corus Entertainment, LinkedIn Learning, MAC Group, NBCUniversal, NPR, Riverbed Technology, Scottish Enterprise, Sony, TED, the Vitec Group, Walmart films, Westcott, YouTube, and Zeiss.Jem is also an equipment design consultant to many manufacturers in the film and television industry. Most recently, he designed theC47 DP Kit and theC47 Book Light Kit, which is based on the Westcott Scrim Jim Cine system. For more about Jem and theC47, visit theC47.com and youtube.com/theC47.