use of a bright light source. It can also create a range of atmospheric qualities in a scene, which can contribute to both characterisation and setting.
The cinematographer (an alternative term is ‘lighting cameraman’) is the principal operator within the camera crew.
Three Point Lighting : The classical Bollywood studio film is an example of three-point lighting – key, fill and back lights used in combination to light the subject. Three-point lighting is the most commonly used lighting scheme and it can enable us to understand how lighting affects one’s perception of a character or a setting.
The key light is the main source of illumination, but if used alone it will leaves shadows.
Another light is therefore required to fill in these areas of darkness and to soften the shadows the key light has cast. This has become known as