The quality of light

Light is essential in cinema. How much light you use and how you choose to deliver it sets the mood and feel of a scene. 

In this video, we’ll talk about what makes up the quality of light. We will cover hard light vs soft light, light modifiers, the role of shadows and lastly we will talk about the controllable qualities of light.

How your subject is illuminated greatly affects the mood and feel of your scene. Apply what you have learned today on your next project. Make sure to consider the quality of light you need to tell the best story.