I wanted to continue my instruction on shaping light techniques with using specific theatrical lights. Hold on, how does a light shape itself? Well, the ETC Source 4 Leko light is like having a grip and flag package inside your light.
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It is incredible how just one light that is not direct, but bouncing off something, changes the mood and tone of your image. It doesn’t have to be from a bounce card; it can be a wall, a floor or a ceiling. Indirect light is one of my favorite lights to use. I feel it mimics what your eyes see because it is natural, soft, forgiving and beautiful.
Shaping light can add a 3D quality to your image. In this video, I will show you how you can create a window pattern in your background to create that depth.
Guest blogger Jim Frohna describes working on the Amazon Prime hit show “Transparent” and shooting with the Canon C500.
Lighting car interiors at night. How I light, what choices I make with specific units, and why one lighting tool is selected over another.
A few weeks ago, I shot a run and gun style web series and the generous team over at Hive Lighting gave me one of their units to demo. Plasma light technology is pretty incredible.
When you have a small team to tell your story, you need to find lights that do many things and provide many color temps. You need some that can focus and ones that are a broad source.
Many of you requested information on the go to lighting package. Having a package that can do many types of lighting is the secret. Lights that can multi-task are my recipe for success.
How to create DIY fire light to shape and manicure available light and make the ordinary look extraordinary.
On The Ticket, the lighting was a challenge because we used natural, available light and shaped it. I turned lights off, then added accent lights to bring out the depth of a location.
The current spot was for El Pollo Loco, and the concept was a very action oriented camera, with snap zooms and quick handheld push ins and pull outs. I thought the Canon C300 would be the perfect camera for this job, lightweight and maneuverable.
A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about my lighting package that looked like an aisle inside
My dear friend Frieder Hochheim of Kino Flo Lighting goes into the history of his innovative, forward-thinking, eco-friendly company. Kino Flo first began renting out of a small van in the 80s and now is the industry leader in every light that delivers soft, controllable fluorescent technology. Watch the interview Frieder and the future: Their […]
My last blog post was about story and not getting caught up in all the tech/gear frenzy. Now, I want to talk about […]
It is so sad saying goodbye to Montreal. I love this amazing city. The crew was the […]