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Video Lighting On-Location: How to Use Direct Sunlight

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As a filmmaker, you know how important it is to get your lighting right. This can only really come from a good understanding of how light works.

Sunlight can be tricky: too much is harsh and blinding, not enough and you’ll cause odd shadows. In this lesson, you’ll learn where to position your setup relative to the sun to create a pleasing light on your subject

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