Color Temperature

  • All bulbs daylight balanced
  • Use same brand as some can differ
  • Don’t mix daylight and tungsten

Color temperature tutorials:

  1. http://lowel.com/edu/color_temperature_and_rendering_demystified.html

White balancing & color temperature settings on the camera lighting placement

3 point lighting

Key light, fill light, back light. Lights placed at 45 degrees from the front of the subject. Fill light is less intense than fill light, smaller bulb or light moved farther away.

Lighting kits

You can get some pretty good starter kits which will do the trick for under $200. Here is one that will get you started:

http://www.amazon.com/ePhoto-Digital-Photography-Lighting-H9004SB2/dp/B005HFAXIC/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

Lowel EDU

China balls

lighting tutorials:

Lowel EDU:http://lowel.com/edu/index.html

3-Point Lighting by VideoMaker:

http://youtu.be/AcMX1RcNRYA

Umbrella Lighting by Polcan99:

http://youtu.be/hjAJzHNXi84

China Ball & Dimmer by FilmRiot (and making portable dimmer)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6QlrTXwdNE

DIY Florescent Light Kit by IndyMogul:

http://youtu.be/2pKdOGWZepk

White Balance by PhotoExposed:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgyjxQxX_GI

Cheap Umbrella Lights on Amazon:

http://amzn.to/neRVhw

Tom Skowronski's Awesome BFX Audition Video:

http://youtu.be/dlXMF7adA7k

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