UMass Amherst COMM 231 - An overview of lighting in the film industry (4 pages)

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All different aspects of lighting including types, temperatures, and three point lighting.


Lecture number:
3
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Course:
Comm 231 - Film and Television Production Concepts
Edition:
1

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COMM 231 1st Edition Lecture 3 Outline of Last Lecture I Overview of analyzing film motion picture photography shot sizes and angles Outline of Current Lecture II Lighting A Color B Common Temperatures C Basics D Types E Control F 3 Point Lighting Current Lecture Color Additive System Primary Colors Red Blue Green Secondary Colors Magenta Yellow Cyan Center White Basic Components of Colors Hue position of color on colorwheel Brightness degree mixed with white or black Saturation full saturation has NO complementary color desaturation comes from mixing with the complementary color Common Light Source Temperatures Color has temperature that is measured in Kelvin These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 2700 3300 K Incandescent yellow orange 3200 K Tungsten yellow 4100 K Florescent green 5600 K Daylight blue 6000 K Overcast sky blue Magic Hour the time when the sun is just below the horizon before sunrise or after sunset 3 ways you can control color in production Color palette the color of objects on set Filters colored filters on the camera lens light sources Time location time of day of the shoot will affect color as well as location Basics of Lighting White Balance telling the camera the color temperature of the lighting scheme Lighting Kit key grip in charge of the grip truck all lighting materials in the kit Types of Light Incandescent 2700 3300 K Halogen or Tungsten 3200 K Florescent 4100 K LED 3200 4800 K adjustable HMI 6000 K Control of Lights Wattage barn doors control the spread of light black wrap in place of barn doors scrim little screen to tone down light ND filter on camera mostly used outdoors allowing less light to come into lens Diffusions Soft Box Umbrella Patterns gobos or flags cookies go betweens that reflect a pattern Three Point Lighting Key Light brightest light on the subject Fill light fills in the shadows Back light kicker or hair



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