Why You Should Use Practicals Like Stanley Kubrick

Why You Should Use Practicals Like Stanley Kubrick

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Stanley Kubrick was an true master of using practical lights in all of his films. Practical lights can tell a story, enhance a scene, add shot dynamic, and so much more. In today’s episode of Ask Aputure, Benny from the A-Team walks us through seven reasons you need practical lights! Learn all about practical lighting and how you can use practical lights to take your next film or music video to the next level!

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Filmmaker Benjamin Berg teaches why practical lighting and using practical lights is a crucial skill for cinematographers and filmmakers. Using examples from films by Stanley Kubrick, we walk through several classic examples of practical lighting mastery. Aputure’s YouTube channel provides free high quality cinematography, lighting, and filmmaking educational content to help you take your film projects to the next level.