EP3 - Learn How To Predict Your Light’s Output

In the third episode of The Science, Cinematographer and Color Expert Tim Kang discusses Inverse Square Law, and how to correctly use it to estimate exposure levels on your set. Many gaffers and DPs have observed that the Inverse Square law does not work on large sources, but the discrepancy lies in a key element, touched on in this video.

Whether it’s a conventional or virtual production, knowing how to predict your light’s output will always be one of the best tools to have in your back pocket.