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All Video School posts tagged with lighting

  • Gels and Light Diffusion

    Gels and Light Diffusion

    November 11, 2011 | 12
    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.
  • Lighting with a Bounce

    Lighting with a Bounce

    October 21, 2011 | 7
    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.
  • Paper Lantern Lighting

    Paper Lantern Lighting

    October 14, 2011 | 4
    Learn how to get great soft lighting for your shoot using just an everyday household object!
  • Mastering I.S.O.

    Mastering I.S.O.

    June 10, 2011 | 3
    Knowing how to use I.S.O. properly can help you be a better filmmaker! This lesson will teach you what I.S.O. is and how to know which settings to use and even which ones to avoid.
  • White Balance

    White Balance

    March 3, 2011 | 6
    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

    Video 101: Shooting Basics

    December 16, 2010 | 17
    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.