Hard and soft lights

This piece from Zacuto covers material that should be familiar to most film-makers:

Film Lighting Tutorial: Qualities of Light from Zacuto on Vimeo.

…but the sequence which goes hard light → hard shadow on scrim/Hitchcock gag → using that scrim to turn the same hard light into a soft source is very nicely thought-out. Sometimes demonstrations are about finding the minimal sequence of operations which makes your point.


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