Introduction to Lighting with Carl Yates

Carl Yates - An introduction to lighting
Introduction to Lighting with Carl Yates

Lighting is one of the most important aspects of video production, and can drastically affect the tone and feeling of your video content.

In this workshop Carl will guide you through the basics of controlling light for video. Focusing on the techniques you need to make sure your lighting is helping you communicate your message, not hindering it, no matter your budget.

This workshop will cover:

• 3 point lighting and why we use it
• Hard or soft light and when to choose each
• Interview lighting setups
• Working with available light
• Types of lighting equipment and their uses

Who is this workshop for?

• Skill Level - Beginner
• Anyone wanting to understand more about the process of lighting for video
• Those getting started in the world of lighting

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Who is Carl Yates?
ProAV's Demonstration Manager, and resident camera geek, Carl has many years of experience helping video professionals around the world find the right equipment for their work. With an in depth knowledge of production equipment, Carl also provides training for various production companies and educational facilities, alongside hosting regular events here at ProAV.

Carl also hosts ProAV's quickly expanding youtube channel, ProAV TV. Demonstrating and explaining the latest camera technology along with technical tests and tutorials to help customers form their own decisions on equipment.

What is ProAV Academy?

In response to high demand from our customers for high quality educational workshops, we are excited to be launching ProAV Academy. A program of training workshops, led by industry leading practitioners, offering working professionals across the industry opportunities to develop their craft.

We aim to cover a wide variety of video production topics, from essential camera skills and working with clients to audio technology and post-production. All with the aim of helping our customers upskill themselves and create better work for their clients.

Regular high quality training is incredibly important to ensure you are working to the best of your ability. We are very proud to be able to provide our customers with training workshops aimed at a variety of skill and experience levels. No matter your place within the industry, from those new to video, to established working professionals, ProAV Academy is your home for high quality learning in the UK.

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