Nov 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog
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FA 254 - Fundamentals of Lighting

3 Credit(s)

Exploration of a comprehensive mix of lighting techniques, tools and theory that can be applied to media production including video, photography, and production design. Students learn the fundamental properties of light, as well as practical advice, tips, and tricks for improving production values from the studio or location to the screen. Students gain an understanding of image manipulation through demonstrations, practical hands-on exercises, and design assignments.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Identify the basic safety requirements that need to be followed when working with lighting fixtures and electricity in a test situation with 80% accuracy

2. Identify, through testing with 75% accuracy, the various types of lighting, lighting fixtures, and control devices and their uses as applied to the areas of photography, film and video

3. Explain the differences of latitude and application of lighting ratios to photography, film and video in a test situation with 75% accuracy

4. Produce a multiple light set-up utilizing studio lighting grid in accordance with industry standards

5. Produce a series of three different multiple light set-ups maintaining the same lighting ratio utilizing a studio lighting grid in accordance with industry standards

6. Produce a series of three different multiple light set-ups maintaining the same lighting ratio in a location setting according to instructors standards

7. Produce a balanced (color) lighting set-up when using mixed (color temperature) lighting sources on location according to instructor's standards

8. Produce a series of three lighting set-ups utilizing practical's (available light sources) or enhanced practicals on location in the evening according to instructor's standards



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