Chapter 7: Lighting and Design

Lighting is a complex art that directly shapes the overall impressions and emotions created by recorded visual images. The expressive lighting designs fall into three categories: realist, modernist, and postmodernist. The realist approach involves creating the illusion of using a setting’s original light sources. The focus is on recreating reality using artificial lights. Modernist lighting…

Chapter 10: Editing

There are three different approaches to editing: realism, modernism, and postmodernism. Realism offers an authentic flow mimicking real life by maintaining spatial and temporal continuity from shot to shot. The directional glances must be consistent and movements must follow the 180-degree axis rule. Sounds must be synchronous with similar meanings with the featured images. Realist…

Chapter 6: Audio & Sound

The aesthetics of sound fall into three different categories: realism, modernism, and postmodernism. Realism involves using sound to replicate reality. A modernist approach uses sound to create more abstract feeling, separate from the visual images. Postmodernist audio includes the listener to evoke emotion. Mics are transducers, in that the convert one form of energy into…