What is Practical Lighting in Film? Tips and Techniques Explained

There are various elements that contribute to a cinematic shot. Depth, naturalism, and dynamic lighting styles can all result in stunning cinematography. A simple and direct way to introduce all three into a shot is by using practical lighting. Practical lighting

January 24, 2021


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While we may be familiar with soft focus shots as images with intentional blur or glamour shots in portraits, understanding

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Portrait Photography Tips & Techniques For Every Photographer

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