Cinematic Lighting 101 | How to Use Practical Lights!

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Usage of Practical Lighting is an essential skill for any serious filmmaker. Director of Photography David C. Weldon Jr. walks us through 4 advanced cinematic shot setups, while covering the 4 main approaches to both stylistic and narrative practical lighting.

Practical lighting offers numerous cinematic benefits. Using practical lighting means adding depth and justification to any frame of film. Used in both narrative and stylistic projects, mastering the use of practical lighting is an imperative skill for all creative filmmakers.

The 4 uses of Practical Lighting covered in this episode include adding visual interest, incorporating an in-frame element, motivating from off-screen practicals, as well as featuring a high-concept shaped-light.

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Practical Lighting provides an abundance of creative options for your next project. David C. Weldon Jr. covers the 4 main aspects of using these essential cinematic components, flexing the fundamental filmmaking skills needed to take your cinematography to the next level.

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