Motion Picture and Video Lighting from Rocky Nook is an indispensable guide to film and video lighting. Authored by cinematographer Blain Brown, this book explores technical, aesthetic, and practical aspects of lighting for film and video. It will show you not only how to light, but why. Written by an experienced professional, this comprehensive and heavily illustrated book explores light and color theory, equipment, and techniques to make every scene look its best. Three new chapters cover the best practices of using light to benefit your film, and an extensive appendix includes discussion on additional tips and tricks. Additionally, a companion website to the book includes up-to-date video tutorials and other resources for students and professionals alike.