Film School: Lighting with Mirrors

DLH4 & dedolight Lightstream (image source: DedoWeigertFilm) DLH4 & dedolight Lightstream (image source: DedoWeigertFilm)

Potentially eliminate the need for (not to mention the cost of) additional lighting equipment such as flags, screens and gags?

DSLR Video Shooter’s Caleb Pike demonstrates lighting with mirrors, using cheap materials and household hacks:

The video above is actually a budget-friendly version of The Lightstream System, demonstrated here with specially designed mirrors by its proprietors, Dedolight:

Back to cheaper alternatives, here are five mirror lighting tips from Cinecom:

Further Viewing

Back to the original Lightstream system, here’s a case study product demonstration:

And to give a clearer overview, here’s a product demonstration, in miniature (via Lightbridge):

Further Viewing

The more conventional studio and theatrical way of creating motivated light involves using gobos with spotlights:

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