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Single source

  1. 1. Single SourceCinematography and Light
  2. 2. Georges De La Tour( The Dream of St. Joseph)
  3. 3. Single Source• Oh yes, the paintings. Georges de la Tour was born in 1593 in the duchy of Lorraine in north- eastern France.• He travelled to Italy and Netherlands early in his career, where he may have been influenced by Caravaggio and Rembrandt.
  4. 4. Caravaggio( Calling of St. Matthew)
  5. 5. Rembrandt ()
  6. 6. • The glow of single source, practical, in-shot candlelight sets his work apart from Caravaggio, whose hard, directional lighting is similar, but comes from out of frame.
  7. 7. • De la Tour was able to imagine and paint scenes illuminated by one candle, one foot from the subject: something that would take more than another 300 years to photograph.
  8. 8. • He instinctively understood how the flame was the brightest point in the frame, and often covered the actual source of light with a hand or arm to draw attention to faces and expressions where needed.
  9. 9. Rembrandt ( )
  10. 10. Side Key Light
  11. 11. Side Key- Single Source Light
  12. 12. Top- Lighting

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