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MindBites Insight #8 - Basic Video Lighting

About this Lesson

  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 7:03
  • Media: Video/mp4
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unrestricted
  • Download: MP4 (iPod compatible)
  • Size: 33 MB
  • Posted: 06/24/2008

In this video, Eric covers the basics of three-point video lighting, using a key, fill and back light. He also tells how you can build an inexpensive light kit using items found at your local hardware store, including: clip-on lights, dimmers, clamps, white bouncecards, and colored gels. The bottom line is that a little attention placed on getting good light in your videos will go a long way.

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EricR
EricR
5 lessons
Joined:
05/27/2008

Recent Reviews

Nopic_tan
Really great use of natural lighting
11/11/2008
~ brittanie

I've noticed more and more how I shouldn't rely on my camera's flash to develop my picture but instead take advantage of the external light sources. Your pictures will turn out better and have more depth to them instead of being flat.

Nopic_tan
Really great use of natural lighting
11/11/2008
~ brittanie

I've noticed more and more how I shouldn't rely on my camera's flash to develop my picture but instead take advantage of the external light sources. Your pictures will turn out better and have more depth to them instead of being flat.

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