The primary function of video lighting is to make sure the scene is bright enough for your camera to accurately capture. However, a well thought out lighting scheme can add drama and intensity to your scene, conveying emotion even more effectively than the composition of your frame or the action taking place within it. Each lighting situation is a little bit different, but with an understanding of the fundamentals, you’ll be able to approach each situation with confidence.
In this video, we’ll go over three-point lighting and its variations, the basics of choosing the right light and some tips for getting the lighting effect you want.
We’ll also cover some specific techniques for lighting a Sunday service for video capture.