In today’s video I wanted to teach you how to light a face in 3 steps. Whether you’re new to lighting or a veteran I think it’s always great to look at the process of how others do it to learn from them. An important thing to remember is balancing your ratios, how to light a room for video is just as important because your room tone is going to help sell the most important thing in the image, usually a face.

0:18 – Step 1, Choose Your F-Stop
0:45 – Step 2 – Setup Your Keylight
1:00 – Step 3 – Add Edge Light
1:40 – Putting It All Together
2:13 – Final Thoughts

All it really takes is a lot of patience, continuous practice and soon enough you’ll have a blueprint for how to light a face for video.

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