What Is the Role of Lighting in Cinematography?

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The role of lighting in cinematography is often an important one, as lighting can affect how a scene is captured on film or video in a number of different ways. In general, the director of photography on a production works with both camera operators and the lighting crew to ensure an overall cohesive vision is achieved. Lighting can work in a number of different ways, often reinforcing the action of a scene by demonstrating, visually, what is important and what is unimportant. There are also ways in which lighting can reinforce the story, by visually representing or reinforcing emotions in a scene.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Wise Geek , https://www.wisegeek.com/

Article Written By:  G. Wiesen

Original Article Posted on:  November 18, 2020

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