Los Angeles Museum
The International Photographer April 1934 p.10
THE most important of the dramatic devices of the motion picture is light. Light and shade are the most vital of the cinematic tools.
Emotions are literally painted with light. George Raft, for example, is depicted in love by a special soft lighting in one scene and in the next, through the use of a harsh light, he is a menace. Pastoral and spring-like effects are the result of soft, shimmery “catch light” and after changing the lights on the same set, it becomes a suitable setting for any villainy.
The flashing and uncertain lighting of the mystery picture gives rise to fear. Menace is portrayed by “hard” lighting” the features. Any desired reaction can be gained by the light artist. [Read more…] about CINEWOLF X-MAS-SURPRISE 12: PART of the STORY of LIGHTING