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Lockdown LightingJuly 20th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Lets’ start by stating the obvious: TV reporters are not trained lighting designers. When the pandemic hit, stations were forced to figure out new ways of socially distanced, on-air reporting, and initially asked reporters to pick a well-lit room in their house and place a lamp behind the camera to illuminate their face.

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Corner Hotel, Richmond vic, Australia Photo by Natalie Parham.

In Video Production, Lighting Is Where Science Meets ArtMarch 20th 2020 - 09:00 AM

If there is a departure point from science to art in video production, it’s the control and quality of light. Creative manipulation of light can generate stunning images from an iPhone, while poor lighting can cripple even the most expensive, state-of-the art cinema camera.

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Creating A Compact LED Light Kit For Video ProductionMarch 17th 2020 - 01:00 PM

With the advent of tiny battery-operated LED lighting, an extraordinary collection of creative lighting tools have been miniaturized and can now be carried in a small shoulder bag by videographers. Here’s a look at how to use such a kit for small video crews.

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