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Richard Harrington has had a long relationship with media. When he was seven, he was grounded for using magnets to rearrange the picture tube on the family’s 13-inch color TV (it works but don’t try it). He has since gone on to many more interesting adventures.

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Three-Point Lighting for Video and Podcast Interviews

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AdoramaTV Presents DSLR Video Tips with Richard Harrington. Join Rich as he discusses three-point lighting when shooting an interview on DSLR.


When shooting TV, YouTube, or Podcast interviews, Three-Point lighting helps shape, define and flatter your interview subject's face, and separates your subject from the background. Join Richard Harrington as he and his Grip demonstrate how to light a subject and background specifically for a video interview. Three-point Lighting is a combination of a Key light, back light, and a fill light. Three-point light gives you full control over the light and shadows casting over your subject. Understanding the three-point lighting technique gives you the building blocks to advance with your photography and video skills.

 

 

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