Technical lighting: Light is needed for the film to be exposed.
It is also needed for the functioning of the video camera.
A camera requires a certain amount of lighting.
Narrative lighting: Creating impressions and giving meaning
to the set. Light and shadows are used to create an atmosphere
of materials, surfaces, space and objects as well as of
the time of day.
There is enough light.
Light as a shaping element.
Light as an expressive element.
Light as a narrative element (continuity).
Atmosphere of the scene.
Setting the time of day.
Drawing attention to the central subject (visuality).
Artistic composition: harmony between the elements and action
of the picture, visuality and author's vision.
Academy, Dept. of lighting and sound design:
HyperPhysics: Light and Vision