How To

Light Night Interiors

Volume I


How To

Light Night Interiors

Volume I


8 Lessons

1+ hours of
instructional video

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8 Lessons

1+ hours of
instructional video

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Uncover the nuances of capturing memorable night imagery

Master night interiors with How To Light Night Interiors VOL 1! From location scouting to lighting sources and adjusting your camera’s color temperature, (and everything in between), this masterclass will show you how to achieve that silver-grey moonlight for cinematic effect.

In addition to the above, expect to learn the quality and quantity of your light sources, the correct color contrast, and false-color exposure techniques, as well as balancing interior and exterior lighting!

Course Includes:

Detailed written breakdowns 

Top-down lighting schematics 

Side by side comparisons

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  • How to Light Night Interiors: Pt 1
  • How to Light Night Interiors: Pt 2
  • How to Light Night Interiors: Pt 3
  • Challenges of Blocking Night Interiors: Into the Badlands
  • How To Create Firelight and Lamplight Effects: Into the Badlands
  • How To Light NightClub Environments: Into the Badlands
  • How To Create Emotional Impact with Color Temperature: Fathers and Daughters
  • How To Light with Practical Sources: Fathers and Daughters

About The Mentor

Director of photography Shane Hurlbut, ASC works at the forefront of cinema as a storyteller, innovator and discerning collaborator, who brings more than three decades of experience to his art. He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, the International Cinematographers Guild/Local 600, and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Some of his film credits include: We Are Marshall, Terminator: Salvation, Need for Speed, Act of Valor, Semi-Pro, The Greatest Game Ever Played, Into the Blue, Mr 3000, among many others. 

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