DSLR Video Tips: Lighting
DSLR Video Tips: Lighting is an Intermediate level study on Photography, produced by the author, Richard Harrington. This study is a critical base for a person who needs to excel in his/her Photography skills. It gives you a strong understanding on DSLR Video, Audio for Video, Filmmaking, Photography, Video, DSLR Video, Audio for Video, Filmmaking, Photography and Video.
Every video professional knows the need for good lighting. Many elevate it to an artform. But sometimes you need to resolve technical challenges just to get the shot. This installment of DSLR Video Tips provides simple solutions to the most common video lighting challenges. Rich Harrington and Robbie Carman provide step-by-step instructions for attaching lights to a camera, controlling exposure and depth of field in brightly lit locations, dealing with backlit subjects, working with available light, lighting without on-site electricity, and enhancing lighting in post-production with tools like Premiere Pro and SpeedGrade. Using these tips, you’ll be able to shape the direction and intensity of the light to achieve just the look and feel you want for your scene.
- 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