March 26, 2016 By Simon Cade
Tips for reducing noise when filming at night. Read more →
March 17, 2016 By Simon Cade
How to make the most of natural light. Read more →
September 13, 2015 By Simon Cade
How much can we change a shot with lighting? Read more →
May 3, 2015 By Simon Cade
This week we’re going through lots of lighting setups, focusing on the way that we can use lighting to tell a story.
February 1, 2015 By Simon Cade
This week I’m going over what I learned from Shane Hurlbut’s Cinematography workshop, from advanced lighting ideas to general good practices and principles. Read more →
October 4, 2014 By Simon Cade
Lighting breakdowns are my favourite way to learn lighting. You just can’t help but pickup lots of tips and techniques, and see how the different lights work together. This week we’ve got some more setups, but this time using three lights. Read more →
June 14, 2014 By Simon Cade
Lighting is something which seems to be forgotten by many beginner filmmakers, so I’ve put together four lighting setups which will hopefully encourage you to start playing with light!
May 10, 2014 By Simon Cade
If you’ve watched a few of my videos, you probably know how important I believe lighting is. Sure, in hollywood they may shoot on an Arri Alexa, but they also have tons of lighting equipment in order to get the best out of it. It’s even more important with cheaper cameras. So if you’d like to get started with a lighting kit, what are the first things you should buy? Read more →
April 19, 2014 By Simon Cade
Are LED lights up to scratch with other types of light fixture? There are many benefits to using LEDs, but I generally use fluorescent lights more. This week we’re going over the key differences, so you can decided which system is right for you!
March 14, 2014 By Simon Cade
Fluorescents have been very popular in the filmmaking world due to their low-cost, cool running, bulbs. You can achieve a very soft, bright light source, which is perfect for key-lights, at a very reasonable price!
February 22, 2014 By Simon Cade
This week’s episode is all about lighting modifiers. I show you a few ways that you can modify the light to change the quality or colour of it.