March 31, 2018
Watch: 4 Different Kinds of Light and How to Use Them in Your Cinematography
How can you use light to bring out the most dynamic features of your subject?
For cinematographers, light has many purposes. Of course, its primary role is to illuminate a subject so that it may be properly exposed by a camera, but it can also be used to capture a subject’s most dynamic, beautiful, and unique qualities, including its texture, color, and shape. In this video, National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting goes over several different kinds of light and how you can take advantage of each one to highlight unique qualities of your subject. Check it out below: