The trick with lighting is to create a look without drawing attention to itself. Many times people don’t notice the lighting, they notice the filmmaking before them. To light effectively you need to know the tools available and how they work. Working with the many lights in the dedolight range, the cinematographer can achieve effective precision lighting which enables them to direct the light exactly where they wish it to be.
In this tutorial we show two different ways to light the scene of a woman sitting close to a fireplace. First we show how the scene can be lit using battery powered portable LED lights; next we show a more complex setup using dedo tungsten lights.