There are two parts to basic video lighting: lights and shadows. Lighting and light units usually get all the attention but what about the grip’s art of cutting and netting light? Let’s look out how we can use flags and nets to adjust the contrast in our shots on the sets and our actors. We also make a window pattern and make our own cucoloris.
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Mole Richardson 1k Baby Tungsten Fresnel Light
American Grip Beefy Baby Light stand
American Grip Cucoloris
American Flags and Nets
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“Right Place, Right Time” by Silent Partner from YouTube Audio Library
Other music from Epidemic Sound
By Vancouver Film School – Flickr: VFS Summer Intensive Programs 2011, CC BY 2.0,
Dolly Shot of crew filming The Alamo by Sean Devine
Crew using a homemade Cucoloris for a scene of National Treasure (2004) photo by Sean Devine