How to Light the Cinematic Film Look

How to Light the Cinematic Film Look

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We’ve all asked the question “how do I make my footage look more cinematic?” While there are plenty of in-camera techniques you can do like shoot at 24 frames per second or shoot with a shall depth of field, what’s even more important is your lighting.

In today’s episode of Ask Aputure, Ted from the A-Team will walk us through eight creative lighting techniques you can use to make your footage look more cinematic.

These cinematic techniques are used both in large budget feature films and by independent filmmakers as well. Try utilizing some of these techniques to take your cinematography to the next level, and finally get that cinematic look!

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Ted Sim teaches us about filmic and cinematic lighting techniques used by filmmakers and cinematographers in the world of Hollywood, independent films, and commercials. 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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