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Film Lighting Tutorial: Basic types of light

3/16/2013 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments

The understanding of light is the most fundamental skill in cinematography. In this 3 minute film lighting tutorial video, watch and learn about the two basic types of light used in filmmaking and photography; hard and soft.

Hard light creates a sharp solid shadow; while soft light creates a rounded gradient shadow.

We break down these concepts and show you how to harness their power to improve your lighting.