Cinematography: Lighting

Embed Size (px)

DESCRIPTION

The objectives of competent narrative lighting.

Text of Cinematography: Lighting

  • cine4110

    LightingLighting

  • Objectives (this & next class)1. get to know the lighting instruments, grip & light modifying tools

    2. solo & group work towards creating cinematic lighting designs

    3. Sekonic L-758Cine light meter: its use to determine lighting ratios & exposure

  • How do you light two peoplein front of a window?

  • The questions to ask & answerto devise a lighting plan.

  • Dynamic RangeThe range of values

    between the darkest and brightest perceptible points in an image.

  • Color SpaceThe range of colors

    a system is able to reproduce.

  • Objectives of competent lighting:

    1. full range and gradation of tones

    2. color control

    3. shape and dimension in subject

    4. separation

    5. depth and dimension in frame

    6. texture

    7. (mood and tone) narrative/emotional content & genre

    8. exposure

  • interaction

    line of action (a.k.a. continuity line, axis, 180-degree rule)

    circle of action (internal and external coverage)

    reaction

    actioncharactersin relationshipto each other

    charactersin relationship

    to their environment

    shot/reverse-shot pairs the "look"

    entrances/exits

    context/ambience

    insert/detail

    transitions

  • Objectives of competent lighting:

    1. full range and gradation of tones

    2. color control

    3. shape and dimension in subject

    4. separation

    5. depth and dimension in frame

    6. texture

    7. (mood and tone) narrative/emotional content & genre

    8. exposure

  • range and gradation of tones

    objectives of competent lighting: 1

  • objectives of competent lighting: 1

  • objectives of competent lighting: 1

    range and gradation of tones

  • objectives of competent lighting: 1

    range and gradation of tones

    learn to see in shades of graylearn to see in shades of gray

  • objectives of competent lighting: 1

    range and gradation of tones

  • objectives of competent lighting: 1

    range and gradation of tones

  • objectives of competent lighting: 1

    range and gradation of tones

  • objectives of competent lighting:

    color control

    2

  • objectives of competent lighting: 2

    color control

  • objectives of competent lighting: 2

    color control

  • objectives of competent lighting: 2

    color control

  • objectives of competent lighting: 2

    color control

  • objectives of competent lighting: 2

    color control

  • shape and dimension in subject

    objectives of competent lighting: 3

  • objectives of competent lighting: 3

    subject shape & dimension

  • objectives of competent lighting: 3

    subject shape & dimension

  • objectives of competent lighting: 3

    subject shape & dimension

  • objectives of competent lighting: 3

    subject shape & dimension

  • separation

    objectives of competent lighting: 4

  • objectives of competent lighting: 4

    separation

  • objectives of competent lighting: 4

    separation

  • objectives of competent lighting: 4

    separation

  • objectives of competent lighting: 4

    separation

  • depth and dimension in frame

    objectives of competent lighting: 5

  • objectives of competent lighting: 5

    depth & dimension in frame

  • objectives of competent lighting: 5

    depth & dimension in frame

  • objectives of competent lighting: 5

    depth & dimension in frame

  • objectives of competent lighting: 5

    depth & dimension in frame

  • objectives of competent lighting: 5

    depth & dimension in frame

    Spring Breakers

    Bad Lieutenant

  • objectives of competent lighting: 5

    depth & dimension in frame

  • objectives of competent lighting: 5

    depth & dimension in frame

  • objectives of competent lighting: 5

    depth & dimension in frame

  • objectives of competent lighting: 5

    depth & dimension in frame

  • texture

    objectives of competent lighting: 6

  • objectives of competent lighting: 6

    texture

  • objectives of competent lighting: 6

    texture

  • objectives of competent lighting: 6

    texture

  • objectives of competent lighting: 6

    texture

  • objectives of competent lighting: 6

    texture

  • objectives of competent lighting: 6

    texture

  • narrative/emotional content& genre

    objectives of competent lighting: 7

  • objectives of competent lighting: 7

    narrative/emotional content & genre

  • exposure

    objectives of competent lighting: 8

  • objectives of competent lighting: 8

    exposure

    next week...next week...next week...next week...

  • Lighting Plan

    1. Read the script

    2. Look at your budget

    3. Then, scene by scene, answer 7 questions...

  • Lighting Plan 7 Questions1. SOURCE: What is/are the motivating light source(s)?

    2. POSITION: Where is the light coming from? Angle? One direction or multiple?

    3. INTENSITY: Bright or dim?

    4. COLOR: Warm, cold or mixed? Muted or colorful?

    5. EFFECT: Moonlight, candle, neon, firelight, natural, artificial, etc?

    6. QUALITY: Specular &/or diffuse? High key/Low Key? Flat or directional?

    7. STYLE: Genre fit? Photographic or Naturalistic?

  • Lighting Plan 7 Questions

    SOURCE: What is/are the motivating light source(s)?

  • Lighting Plan 7 Questions

    POSITION: Where is the light coming from? Angle? One direction or multiple?

  • Lighting Plan 7 Questions

    INTENSITY: Bright or dim?

  • Lighting Plan 7 Questions

    COLOR: Warm, cold or mixed? Muted or colorful?

  • Lighting Plan 7 Questions

    EFFECT: Moonlight, candle, neon, firelight, natural, artificial, etc?

  • Lighting Plan 7 Questions

    QUALITY: Specular &/or diffuse? High key/Low Key? Flat or directional?

  • Lighting Plan 7 Questions

    STYLE: Genre fit? Photographic or Naturalistic?

  • Three-point lighting?

    Practical:

    Arri Lighting Kit

    + stuff of your choice

    + HPX170s

  • Lighting Instruments

    Kino Flow Kit 1

    Arri LED Kit 1

    Arri LED Kit (Single) 1

    Arri Lighting Kit 5

    Arri Compact 1200 Watt HMI + Ballast 1

    IREM 1200 Watt + Ballast 1

  • Grip Equipment

    Adjustable Gaffer Grip Clamp 4

    Super Mafer Clamp 4

    Super Mafer Clamp with Baby Pin 4

    Pony Clips 20

    C-47 2 Bags

    C-Clamp with Baby Pin 2

    Bounce Boards 5

    C-Stand 1

    Bounce Board Clip 1

    Actors Tape 2

    Gaffer Tape 1