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LED lights are among the newest lighting fixtures available to cinematographers.  In this module, we will explore how LEDs work, their pros and cons, and tips for properly using them on your set.


  • 7:10 video that walks you through an LED lighting system
  • Illustrated companion text


  • How LED lights work
  • Pros and cons of using LED light fixtures
  • Tips to properly using LEDs on set
"Very straightforward and easy to follow. I also really appreciate the combination of technical and aesthetics, which is how I base my class. I would find this to be a very good reference to provide to students."
   - William Donaruma,
      University of Notre Dame