Cinematography: Intro to Studio Lighting

Matt Workman, Cinematographer

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7 Lessons (16m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:41
    • 2. The Project

      1:05
    • 3. Seamless Paper 101

      2:27
    • 4. Blocking Talent And Camera

      2:01
    • 5. Lighting The Seamless

      4:54
    • 6. Lighting The Talent

      1:42
    • 7. Wrap Party!

      1:43
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Project Description

Light a Portrait on Seamless

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ASSIGNMENT

Your project is to setup a paper seamless (or something similar) and shoot a medium shot (top of head to chest) of a someone.  It can be a selfie ;p

Use the lighting techniques from the video and chose between:

  • Flat Lighting
  • Linear Gradient
  • Circular Gradient

 

MATERIALS

  • 1x Camera
  • 2x Background Lights (ideally soft lights)
  • 1x Backround Spotlight (ideally leko, fresnel, etc.)
  • 1x Seamless paper background (53" or 107")

 

DELIVERABLE

  • Upload a screenshot from your final video
  • Upload a behind the scenes shot of your lighting setup

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