Recreate The Sun
SHANE HURLBUT ASC
3+ hours of
3+ hours of
No matter if you’re filming interiors or exteriors, shaping and recreating sunlight is absolutely fundamental.
How to Recreate The Sun is a masterclass for cinematographers and gaffers that guides you through the process from choosing lights, setting your color temperature, and best color correction gels for late afternoon tones to where you should place your sunlight sources, the use of reflector boards, overhead diffusion frames, and the proper negative fill that you should use to make your lights feel natural, cinematic, and real!
Detailed written breakdowns
Top-down Blocking & Lighting schematics
Side by side comparisons
Module 1 — Artificial Light to Replicate the Sun
Module 2 — Shaping & Using the Sun to Light
Module 3 — Production
Module 4 — On Set
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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