20 Lighting Tutorials for Film and Video

Quality lighting is one of the most important elements of any professional looking project. Lighting contributes considerably to the emotional response an audience has watching a motion picture. Today we rounded up 20 Lighting Tutorials to help you go beyond basic exposure into the essence of visual storytelling.

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Lighting Infinite White from Videopia on Vimeo.

3 point lighting basic from LifeNow Video on Vimeo.

3-Point Lighting Explained! from Bill Simmon on Vimeo.

Tutorial 2-Cinematography / Film Look / Lighting / Shot Design from TLA Productions on Vimeo.

Tutorial 4 – Lighting – Shot Design – Cinematography from TLA Productions on Vimeo.

Tutorial 8 – Ring Lights / Filmmaking / Cinematography / DIY from TLA Productions on Vimeo.

Affordable Lighting Techniques for Interviews from Caleb Pike on Vimeo.

TAKE 2 “How To Light A Green Screen” With Wuz Good from Wuz Good on Vimeo.

Light Writing Proposal from Derick Childress on Vimeo.

Dedo Weigert, A Lighting Masterclass from UrbanFox.TV on Vimeo.

3 Point Lighting with Eddy! from Karen Abad on Vimeo.

Reading the Histogram (Photography in 90 Seconds) from E. Wilding on Vimeo.

Lesson 3: Lighting & Colour – tutorial from FíS Community on Vimeo.

Tech Tip – Basic Lighting Units from Framelines TV on Vimeo.

DSLR Episode #6: How to Remove Horizontal Band Lines from DSLR Footage from Caleb Pike on Vimeo.

Quickies from Createasphere: Color Temperature Basics for Film and Digital from Createasphere on Vimeo.

Cinematography Tips for Video Lighting #1 from Tony Reale on Vimeo.

Ten Lighting Setups from John Note on Vimeo.

Tour of My DIY Low Budget Video Studio Setup from Dave Dugdale on Vimeo.

3 Basic DIY Techniques for shooting better Film Noir from FilmmakerIQ.com on Vimeo.