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  • Eye lights

     Broderick Mills updated 10 months ago 2 Members · 2 Posts
  • Trent Watson

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    June 5, 2020 at 1:04 am
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    I really feel that I’m paying too much attention to lighting the location / set (i.e. fog spilling through windows) and not enough attention on my subjects’ faces. On my upcoming projects I want to play close attention to bringing out the eyes of the actors. I want to see straight into their eyes. What are some tricks to accomplish this and what fixtures should I use?

  • Broderick Mills

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    June 18, 2020 at 5:53 pm
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    Either position the key light so that it catches the eyes better, or add an eyelight. Lots of ways of adding an eyelight — too many to list. Just keep it low-level so that it doesn’t flatten the contrast too much!

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