No Film School – Learn How to Sculpt Hard Light to Add More Dimension and Contrast

It’s interesting to see how light is set up and controlled/sculpted in this video. I’d never even seen this before, there’s still so much that I need to learn about lighting alone! It can really bring a scene or subject to life. The video and article is here:

The Power of Shaping Hard Light from Shane Hurlbut, ASC on Vimeo.

“Shaping light can add a 3D quality to your image. This cannot be done with just firing a light through some pieces of tape. It has to be controlled and manicured so that the contrast and shadow are obtained in a way that give you that wonderful three dimensional quality.”

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