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This bundle includes 11 articles and over 1 hour of video content:
Lighting Theory 203 – The Natural Look of Crazy/Beautiful
Lighting Theory 204 – Extending Dawn in Drumline
Lighting Theory 205 – Sunset for Hours on Into the Blue (includes two film clips)
Necessary Tools for Day Exteriors
Lighting Techniques 202 – How to Light Day Exteriors (includes eight film clips)
Pre-Production Scouting Day Exteriors
Lighting Techniques 401 – Finding Locations for Day Exteriors and Interiors That Light Themselves (Total run time 4:40)
Lighting Techniques 402 – Lighting Day Exteriors: The Location Scout (Total run time 7:00)
Essentials of Lighting Day Exteriors
Lighting Techniques 501 – Lighting Day Exteriors: Shooting Your Wide Shots and Walk and Talks When the Sun Is Low (Total run time 6:17)
Lighting Techniques 502 – Lighting Day Exteriors: Shaping Natural Daylight Through the Use of Negative Fill (Total run time 8:45)
Lighting Techniques 503 – Lighting Day Exteriors: When the Sun Is Too High in the Sky, How You Shape and Use Natural Light to Change the Direction of the Sun on a Close Up (Total run time 7:52)
Lighting Techniques 504 – Lighting Day Exteriors: When the Sunlight Is Too High, How You Shape and Light a Close Up with Artificial Light (Total run time 10:17)
Lighting Techniques 505 – Day Exteriors: How to Balance Sun and Shade with Natural Light for Interviews (Total run time 7:33)
Searching online for high quality education can be a daunting task. Cinematography Solutions: Lighting Day Exteriors was created by Shane Hurlbut, ASC to demystify the art of using natural and artificial light in day environments. Topics include: Extending your dawn and dusk, creating longer sunsets, using natural bounce light, finding locations that light themselves, location scouting and what to look for, planning your shoot around the path of the sun, using reflector and mirror boards to redirect the sun, using light and color meters to help balance sunlight and shadow, matching artificial light with natural sunlight, how to shape daylight with the use of negative fill, and secret techniques to filter and transform your day exterior work.
This style of curriculum is equivalent to taking a master class in cinematography. Shane reveals his playbook that has taken him over 25 years to perfect in the art of lighting and balancing day exterior work. Using his proven methodology, this interactive and fun style of learning gives you the necessary tools to increase your speed, expand your skillset, and help gain confidence while shooting outside.
The playbook includes eleven articles, seven instructional videos, fourteen different film clips for illustration, and multiple lighting schematics and explanatory photographs.