Lighting Techniques

Creative Uses for Gels in Filmmaking

September 28, 2017

By Greg Scoblete

Lights play an integral part in setting the mood in a film–think the candlelit drama of Barry Lyndon to the cold fluorescence of Blade Runner.

In this quick tutorial from Aputure,Ted Sim highlights a number of creative effects you can produce simply through gelling your continuous light.

From club lighting to a simulated golden hour, you’ll find plenty to spark your imagination.