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Micheaux Media & Marketing Productions
Jun 24, 2021
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Lighting contributes greatly to the visual mood, atmosphere, and feeling of meaning in a film. Lighting settings are affected by every step of the cinematic process, whether it be dressing a film set or blocking actors/talent. The lighting directs the audience's attention. A lighting setup directs attention to a specific actor, prop, or part of a scene. The lighting of the characters reflects their psychology. A movie's lighting defines the genre of the film by its type, size, color, and harshness. You can adjust the light around characters to match their emotions. Lighting is the tool that best conveys mood. Lighting can contribute significantly to the expression of a genre of film, for instance, film noir is most known for its light and dark contrasts, dramatic shadow patterns, and unique compositions and framing. Lighting is a fundamental part of film style. Lighting setups are usually made of three points, which highlight the sole subject on a scene and set it apart from its background. Here’s how to do it: To create a slight shadow on the opposite side of the talent's face, position your main light source, referred to as a key light, off to one side. The key light should be supplemented with a second light, or fill light, on the opposite side of the talent to soften any harsh shadows. To help identify and highlight the talent's features and the outlines of their body, use a backlight behind the talent. Comment 0 Share Write a comment... Publish Comment Follow Post
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