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ARRI Lighting Handbook Is a Great Primer for Basic Lighting

As a companion to their lighting kits, ARRI put out a nice handbook of lighting basics using their kits full of basic information usable for any brand lights. Click on the article below for the page where you’ll find the handbook in the top right corner. LIGHTING THEORIES AND TECHNIQUES: There have been dozens of Read MoreRead More

The Magic of Twilight

Just after the Sunset “Magic Hour” (roughly 30 minutes before and after the sunset) there is a period sometimes called the “Blue Hour” where refracted light from the sun turns the sky a deep shade of blue. This not quite night period can lead to some dramatic lighting situations. One of my favourite times for Read MoreRead More

Exposing a Basic Lighting and Grip Kit

You’ve got the camera – now you need to light your subjects to get the best image. Let’s explore some of the tools the pros use by looking into a working lighting and grip kit. Read More

Painting with Light using a Building as your Canvas

In celebration of 10 years of digital innovation, RalphLauren.com presents the ultimate fusion of art, fashion & technology in a visual feast for the 5 senses. Watch as the New York women’s flagship at 888 Madison Avenue disappears before your eyes and is then transformed into a series of objects and images rendered in 3-dimensional Read MoreRead More

Comparison of four professional LED lighting instruments under $1K

LED lighting is the hottest thing to hit the lighting scene – and probably one of the most cost intensive. David Tames compares four fixtures costing under $1K …Over the past couple of years I’ve had a chance to use or take a close look at various LED lighting instruments available in the marketplace. Today Read MoreRead More

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