Light and Shadow Boot Camp focuses on the philosophy that shadow
is as, if not more, important to the depth of a scene than light.
a handful of lights, little time, and a
small crew, participants will work in small groups and learn creative
and effective lighting techniques.
Things you will learn:
How to control the QUALITY OF
LIGHT (Hard v. Soft lighting, Direct v. Bounce lighting, Gels
v. Filters) Learn different lighting styles, how to
create effects, and what mood they can evoke.
How to create MOOD, TONE and
GENRE (Night Lighting v. Outdoor Lighting, High Contrast
v. Low Contrast) Manipulating camera and
light to enhance a scene, from dark drama to bright comedy.
How to choose CAMERA ANGLE,
LENS, and MOVEMENT (High v. Low Angles, Wide v. Long
Lenses, Stationary v. Handheld)
Determine the best visual style to tell the story and keep the audience
How to shoot WITHOUT A BIG BUDGET
(Source Lighting, Lighting Strategies, Use of
Shadow) Gather tricks and tips that will enable you to shoot a scene at
minimal costs – Guerilla Style with Finesse.