Lacking confidence with studio lighting? First, you need to understand light itself…
In this opening chapter of our Lighting Theory and Equipment course, you’ll discover the fundamentals of light, equipping yourself with the knowledge you need to start getting amazing results with your lights.
Through a series of easy-to-follow visual demonstrations, you’ll learn about the practicalities of light, exploring the different effects hard and soft light have on shadows, texture and three-dimensionality. You’ll also learn how to achieve precise control over reflections, shadows and highlights.
Karl’s explanation and demonstration of the inverse square law, as well as of the colour spectrum of light, will equip you with crucial knowledge that will set you up for success in the studio and beyond!
In this class:
- Different light sources and their effects
- Hard light vs soft light
- Careful control of light and shadows
- Using reflectors and negative fill
- Revealing texture
- Inverse square law
- Colour spectrum of light
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