Category Archives: Lighting

Video 1: Today’s Tutorial: Three Point Lighting

After viewing the above video, answer the following questions using complete sentences in the comment field below. What is three point lighting and why is it important in Video Production? What is the key light and how is it different from the fill light? What is the purpose of the backlight? What effects do you get if you only have the back light on?

Video 2: Today’s Tutorial: Lighting and Color

After viewing the above tutorial, answer the following questions in complete sentences. Use the rubric for how I grade tutorial comments for maximum success.

Example of a three point lighting set up

 

Post your answer as a comment to this post, in the comment section.

What is the key, fill and back light? Why do we want to light using a three point lighting set up? What does the key light do? What does the fill light do? What does the backlight do?

What kinds of moods can we create by just using a key or a fill light?

 

Video 2 Video Tutorial: Excellent One light set ups

After viewing the above video tutorial, answer the following questions using complete sentences, copy and paste your answer from word into the comment field below.

1. How can a videographer use bounce light to add an extra light to the set up?

2. How can a white t-shirt act as a bounce light?

3. How does the position of the light affect the mood?

4. How can external light sources help in creating a specific mood?