Basic Lighting for Film and Video with Brad Stoddard

Basic Lighting for Film and Video is a simple approach to "tried and true" professional lighting techniques. These techniques are a starting point for the still photographer or videographer wishing to achieve professional results in their lighting setups. This course was written by Brad Stoddard of Stoddard Communications - New Mexico. For more information or to bring the class to an location near you contact Brad@stocom.com

Suggested reading:
Set Lighting Technician's Handbook, Third Edition, Harry C. Box
Film Lighting, Kris Malkiewicz
Basic Lighting Worktext for Film & Video, Richard K. Ferncase

 

Lesson files are available in PDF format. Selecting a link will open a new window. If you wish to download the PDfs, right click the link and select "Download File".

Basic Lighting for Film and Video I

Basic Lighting for Film and Video II

Basic Lighting for Film and Video III

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