How to Expose a ShotFrom zebra strips and light meters to false color and waveform monitors, learn how to use these tools to get the perfect exposure.
How to Expose a ShotDeveloped by Jason Tomaric, FilmSkills
ABOUT THIS LESSON
Exposure is a powerful tool in the cinematographer’s arsenal, and this module walks you through both basic exposure techniques. Learn about f-stops, latitude, under and over exposing your subject, using incident and spot light meters, exposing subjects with varying skin tones and exposing in both film and video. Taught by Emmy-winning cinematographer Jason J. Tomaric at Panavision studios, this video demystifies the exposure process once and for all.
- 25:16 video that walks you through how to properly expose your shot
- Complete companion guide
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- How the aperture works
- How to work within the latitude of a format
- What are f-stops
- What are zebra stripes and how you can properly use them
- How to work with under and overexposed images
- How to properly expose both film and video
- How to work with false color
- How to work with zebra stripes
- How to work with a light meter