Chapter 7 Lighting for Television

Lighting for television is not only essential for creating a well-lit studio where the cameras can work, but it also helps to create mood and atmosphere.  Learning the basic principles of lighting, including the tools needed to get the job done, is the first step to mastering video.


LED Light
Fresnel Spotlight
Pipe Grid
Safety Cable
Barn Doors
3-Point Lighting
Key Light
Fill Light
Back Light
Background Light
High Key Lighting
Low Key Lighting
Cameo Lighting
Silhouette Lighting


3-Point-Lighting Video
Chromakey Lighting