Camera Lighting Fundamentals

This course covers the best methods and techniques for operating a range of video cameras and lighting scenes

Price per delegate: Upon enquiry

Duration: 1 day

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What will you learn

You will learn about the best methods and techniques for operating a range of video cameras, lighting scenes from formal interviews to stand up Vox Pops

Who should attend

Students & beginners thinking about starting a career or hobby in videography

Course contents

This course will cover the following aspects of camera lighting:

  • Building a kit.
  • Designing kits for particular jobs.
  • Hygiene and organisation.
  • Basics of lighting, 3 point (fill, key, back).
  • Which lights to use and why.
  • Lighting an interview in different situations, conditions and time to set up. 
  • Camera positions.   
  • Vox pop, flash interviews, run and gun techniques for camera and lights. 
  • Framing, lighting, positions. 
  • Focus techniques with viewfinder and external monitor.
  • Microphones: techniques for interview, pieces to camera, vox pops.
  • Pop up green screen lighting, subject and background separation.
  • Workflow.
  • Media cards to use and why.
  • Codecs to use.
  • Workflow – Ingest (Content Browser) into Vegas/Premiere (not including editing).
Courses can be run at various locations. Courses must have a minimum number of attendees in order to run. To discuss the exact location and times available please click ‘Enquire Now’ at the top of the page.