natural vs. dramatic vs. creative lighting

Existing light should not determine the look or style of an image. In this video, learn three types of lighting that illustrate how a single scene can be lit in a variety of ways to produce drastically different results.

  • Natural light: No modification, or modification designed to simulate natural light.
  • Dramatic light: Heavy modification, darker backgrounds, subjects that pop.
  • Creative light: Stylistic lighting not present in natural scenes, used for effect