Light tubes are very handy. But which one do you pick?
What do you pick when budgets are tight but functionality can’t be compromised? Here are my picks.
Looking for solid, dependable LED light panels that are industry standards? This is the list you’re looking for.
Chinese lanterns are a cheap and inexpensive way to light a scene. Let me show you how.
Watch how cinematographer Tim Philo uses fog and just a few lights to create the horrific atmosphere of The Evil Dead.
Watch how cinematographer Asakazu Nakai uses the light sandwich to create stunning deep focus compositions for Akira Kurosawa in Seven Samurai.
Watch how cinematographer Luciano Tovoli fulfills Dario Argento’s color fantasy in the brilliant art-horror film, Suspiria.
Watch how cinematographer Frederick Elmes paints a harsh reality in the iconic “candy-colored clown” scene from Blue Velvet, directed by David Lynch.
Watch how cinematographer Vittorio Storaro channeled Caravaggio to tell the story of Plato’s cave, using just two lights.
Watch how cinematographer Dean Cundey uses layers to create depth and keep us off balance in the opening scene of Halloween 1978: This video and series is about lighting theory, and some practical suggestions and guesses, based on my experiences and opinions. It does not contain information on actual fixtures or behind the scenes, since […]