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Logic Behind the Lighting

Logic Behind the Lighting

By David McLean
A podcast about some of the reasons why we do certain things in lighting for film, video, movies and TV.
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Episode 1 - The Lens

Logic Behind the Lighting

Episode 9 - Color
Color and cameras and lights and gel and how they are all interrelated
June 6, 2020
Episode 8 - Coverage
Careful - here there be tangents.  But for the most part, an episode about coverage in scenes
May 29, 2020
Episode 7 - Line of Action
A discussion of the line of action, French overs and a French reverse
May 22, 2020
Episode 6 - Clean Up
So I may have missed a few things I wanted to mention over the last two episodes.  Here's where I mention them.
May 15, 2020
Episode 5 - Depth
One more way we can make our 2 dimensional media look 3 dimensional.  
May 8, 2020
Episode 4 - The Key
It's the 21st century.  Do you know where the Key goes?
May 1, 2020
Episode 3 - The Size of the Light
How the size of the light affects quality and the pitfalls that accompany the options
April 23, 2020
Episode 2 - The Inverse Square
A look at the inverse square law and its knock on effects as well as a diversion into light theory and a brief foray into examining reality because sometimes things just happen, man.  They just happen and you have to go with the universe, you know what I'm saying?
April 16, 2020
Episode 1 - The Lens
Starting from the beginning, a look at the lens, what's behind it and how that affects the image along with ways that can affect it.
April 11, 2020
Hello and welcome to the Logic Behind the Lighting podcast.  This is a brief explanation of what this is going to be about.  For additional information, visit and follow the podcast tabs
April 11, 2020