Proper white balance is critical to properly capture the colors in your video image. Learn what is, why it's important, and how you can adjust it in this lesson.
Video 101: Shooting Basics Featured
Average Joe is at the park with his buddies shooting video with his new camera. Its a lot of fun, but a little confusing. Maybe Dan can help him out, whether Joe likes it or not.
The Many Uses of a Ring Light
You've seen the results, but you may not have known what the gear was behind the look. Learn about ring lights, and all the things you can use them for!
Do More With Your DSLR I: Working with Available Light Featured
DSLRs are powerful tools for video-making, but how do you make sure your settings are right for your lighting situation? Learn how with the Bui brothers!
Gels and Light Diffusion
Properly diffused light with appropriate gels is one of the easiest ways to make your video look super slick and professional. Here's a quick overview.
Paper Lantern Lighting
Learn how to get great soft lighting for your shoot using just an everyday household object!
Weekend Challenge: Long Portrait III
Find someone, convince them to stay put, film it — you've got yourself a long portrait!
An Introduction to Three-Point Lighting
Learn the most basic form of lighting a subject for film and video using a triumvirate of light sources.
Ten Lighting Setups
This was a project for my lighting class. Each shot had specific details on which to follow, which are explained in the video. In more depth, here are the ten shot assignments. 1.…
Tutorial 2 - Cinematography / Film Look / Lighting / Shot Design
Music Video Film School DVD with over 5 hours of tutorials here: http://www.tlapro.com/MVFilmSchool.aspx Watch all my video & photo tutorials here: http://bit.ly/Tmd65z My website:…
Affordable Lighting Techniques for Interviews
I take a step further than the last video and showing my lighting setup as well as go over camera settings to get the best result using the 7D for small interview settings like this. For…
Tour of My DIY Low Budget Video Studio Setup
UPDATED video: http://www.learningdslrvideo.com/tour-studio/ Here’s a tour of my DIY (do-it-yourself) video studio in my basement. Several people have asked how I create some…
Lighting for Video in HD / An In Depth Documentary
This documentary is an informative look into lighting for your videos on a low/no budget project. This documentary is hosted by your man, Maximilian Vartanian. I put this together…
FILM SCHOOL + 3 Point Lighting
Learn the basics of 3 Point Lighting with Ashley Ford and The Blue Ocean.
Why Do We Light?
In this tutorial I share with you the core elements about lighting for film and Video. So Why do we light? Well you light for 3 core reasons: 1) Create Contrast 2) Create…
About Video SchoolLearn how to make better videos through lessons, tutorials, and sage advice from us, your friendly personal creativity consultants. Lessons are created by the Vimeo staff, oftentimes using tutorial videos from the Vimeo community.
You are currently viewing the Video School category Lighting. You can browse all the categories below.
Browse by Category
Submit Your Tutorial
Most of the video tutorials in our Video School lessons come from Vimeo members. If you have a tutorial you'd like to share, please submit it here.