DEFINE AND EVALUATE PROPER LIGHTING FOR A TELEVISION STUDIO
Describe what makes good lighting for a television studio, and evaluate
Given information, illustrations and terms relating to studio lighting
requirements, lighting illuminations theories, and light wavelengths.
Demonstrate competency of the task skills and knowledges by responding to
the multichoice test covering terms, use, and theory of light for proper
television studio lighting.
Learning Event 1:
DESCRIBE PROPER LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS FOR A TELEVISION STUDIO
The requirements for good lighting are directly related to the quality
of the desired television image.
If available light is to be used, the
optimum performance settings must be adjusted to the average light
The first consideration of studio lighting is the location of its
sources. The common practice is to keep all sources of light off the studio
floor and above the cameras, microphones, and sets. An accepted method of
chains and hooks, or to use a system of anchored piping to the studio
a. A connector strip is mounted on brackets along the length of the
batten. The space between the strip and batten is for clamping the lighting
fixtures to the batten. The circuit for each outlet is connected through
the end of the batten to a terminal box. This is connected to a cable duct
The circuits are then routed to the lighting switch board.
This strip contains a number of cables with outlets spaced along its length
for the lights.