How to Light Day Interiors: Pt 4

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  13 Minutes of Instructional Video, Topdown Lighting Diagram, In depth written breakdown and side by side comparison to see the light differences.

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  This Lesson is Part 4 of a 4 Part Series on how to light Day Interiors with DIY lights, using the power of the 1500 Watt Metal Halide Sports Fixture we will create shafts just like HMI 4K Par lights for a fraction of the cost, use them for bounce light and shape,  every decision to shape and make the image more cinematic on every stroke is shown in detail.

After you dial in and get what you want, the next step is to shoot! In this lesson, Shane Hurlbut, ASC takes you through the steps to get the most out of your setup and how to navigate the talent into position. This is the phase where it’s all about the finesse and making sure you have everything you need in the final moments before the camera rolls.

  • How to tie up the final look.
  • How to get rid of unwanted light so eyes are focusing on where you want.
  • How to add a little bounce.
  • How to check your ratios and finalize your frame.


<<<Joe P>>> The last shot was spectacular… and the icing on the cake was that she nailed her cues. Thanks for a great lesson.
<<<John K>>> Loved it! I really liked the last portion showing what the camera sees throughout the progress.
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