Introduction to Lighting for Videography

Jordy Vandeput, Filmmaker and Youtuber

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6 Lessons (29m)
    • 1. Class Introduction

      2:13
    • 2. Purpose of Light in Video

      4:20
    • 3. Light and Layers

      4:11
    • 4. Practicals and Backlight

      4:41
    • 5. Colors in Light

      3:29
    • 6. Lighting a Scene on Location

      10:29
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About This Class

Learn how to create depth, cinematic shots and interesting scenes in this introduction to lighting for video class. With basic lighting tools and natural sources we're showing various examples in our film-studio and at home.

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We start off with the purpose of light. Why do we place lights and where should we place them? Next you'll learn how to create more depth using lights, the essence of cinematography.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You'll learn the essence of lighting in video. An answer to the question; "how does lighting in video work?'. After this class you'll know where to place or position specific lights to create more depth and more interesting scenes.

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FOR WHO US THIS CLASS?

Any videographer who's new to lighting or struggles with the purpose of light in video.

WHAT DO I NEED?

Lighting is a theory and can be applied to any situation. You don't need professional lighting tools to follow this class. Using windows, decorative lights, sun light and more, we can apply the same principles.

WHICH EQUIPMENT DID YOU USED IN THIS CLASS?

If you're interested in the lighting we used to showcase the examples in the class, you can check out the lighting collection here.

QUIZZES

There're 2 quizzes during the class to test yourself. You can take these quizzes at www.cinequiz.net.