In the 1940s and 50s, a film style called film noir filled the silver screens in America. Movies such as The Maltese Falcon and Touch of Evil portrayed the dark side of American life, full of urban crime and vice. Film noir had a distinct style, with shadow-filled low-key lighting. Night ruled in film noir, the shadow more important than the light.
- Using Hard Light
- High Key vs Low Key
- Getting Solid Crisp Blacks & Stark Whites
- Avoiding Spill Light
- Classic Film Noir Setups