15 Your turn now!

In the next few pages we invite you to try out your lighting skills by designing your own lighting for the scenes specified. There is a brief description of the scene and what the director wants to be lit, and also be an indication of what lighting equipment may be available, and any special factors to be allowed for.

With each exercise is a diagrammatic plan of the scene, showing camera positions, performer positions, the position of any ambient lighting and so on.

Try to think out how you would approach the lighting of the scene. You can do this as a simply imagined exercise, or you might like to pencil your solution onto the plan, or perhaps you want to build up the scene and try to light it for real!

Once you have done your ...

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