How to Light a Night Scene | 4 Cinematic Tips for Moonlight

How to Light a Night Scene | 4 Cinematic Tips for Moonlight

The moon has been recreated thousands of times by cinematographers and gaffers. Moonlight has always been an ever-present part of film and television, implying romance, dark times, and moments of sincerity. In today’s episode of Ask Aputure, Nerris from the A-Team walks us through four ways you can replicate moonlight and the creative/narrative effects each of those techniques can have on your audience. These techniques include lighting tips and recommendations for camera settings to achieve the best results.

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Filmmaker Nerris Nassiri teaches the best camera settings and lighting setups for filming and lighting moonlight during narrative scenes that take place at night. Aputure’s YouTube channel provides free high quality cinematography, lighting, and filmmaking educational content to help you take your film projects to the next level.

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