The Soft Touch
Cinematographers and gaffers discuss the gear and technique in creating soft light
For cinematographers, the choice between soft lighting and hard lighting is almost akin to Hamlet's famous line, "To be, or not to be," in terms of its philosophical and aesthetic ramifications.
To Light Or Not To Light
That is the question
As have cameras, lighting gear and techniques have changed through-out the history of moviemaking.
Everything Is Illuminated
Three cinematographers working in high def reveal lighting techniques for multi-camera sitcoms, documentaries and feature films
While television, documentaries and feature cinematographers might use a lot of the same lights, how they approach lighting each project takes a lot of creativity and planning.
The CRI Issue
Will LEDs ever dominate the feature film and television lighting landscape?
Just a few short years ago, LED (light-emitting diode) lighting technology seemed poised to take over lighting for film and television.
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