Lessons

  • 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.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Lighting with a Bounce Featured

    Looking for a simple, inexpensive way to spruce up your lighting? A bounce is a handy lighting tool used to attain even, natural looking light.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Nighttime Shooting with a DSLR

    Shooting at night with your DSLR? This lesson will give you the tips for making your low light shots awesome.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Paper Lantern Lighting

    Learn how to get great soft lighting for your shoot using just an everyday household object!

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Light 'Em Up: Basic Lights

    Think it's time to step up your production value with some lights? Let us help you with some basic info about commonly used video lights.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • White Balance

    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.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • Seamless White Background @ Home Tutorial

    Quick tutorial on how I do my seamless white background Sportrait Photos. I'll show you my setup and processing procedure.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Sola Workshop 2. Briese HMI Assembly.

    A simple guide to assembling a Briese HMI kit.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Tech Tip - China Lanterns

    Scott Spears shows us the cool CHINA LANTERNS for lighting on the cheap! FRAMELINES (http://www.framelines.tv) is brought to you in part by BACKYARD HD http://www.backyardhd.com/ TAPE…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Tutorial 4 - Lighting - Shot Design - Cinematography

    More INFO on the Short Film School DVD http://tomantosfilms.com/store/ Learn what makes great looking images in film, music videos etc. It's not always the camera but how you…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Tutorial 8 - Ring Lights / Filmmaking / Cinematography / DIY

    Watch all my video & photo tutorials here: http://bit.ly/Tmd65z My website http://tomantosfilms.com Exculsive DVD's: http://tomantosfilms.com/store/ You can get all the…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Using Filters for DSLR Video

    In this 4 minute clip Dan Chung illustrates what his basic filters are when shooting DSLR Video with a Matte Box. This is a segment from www.dslrvideoonassignment.com

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • videolight, led, diy, dslr, litepanel

    my homemade videolight mounted on my eos 5d mark 2 dslr. Bought the lamp at Jula in sweden. It has 2 values when flashing. Batteries will keep going for about 2-3 hours. Other…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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