January 27, 2019
Daylight is beautiful, but the natural stuff isn’t very dependable. That’s why all filmmakers should know how to make it themselves.
Relying on the sun, as well as a host of other random factors, to light your interior scenes can leave you with quite a bit of uncertainty, which is why recreating daylight in a studio setting is preferable among many filmmakers. However, capturing this look can be a huge challenge if you don’t know what to look out for and which techniques will give you the best results.
In this video, cinematographer Megan Stacey talks with Aputure’s Ted Sim about how to recreate the natural look of daylight in a studio, including how to nail its unique qualities, including softness, color, and style. Check it out below:
Let’s go over Stacey’s tips quickly.