Hey guys, really need some advice.
I've got a scene I'm planning to film where my character's are in a basement and it is pitch black, except for their flashlights. The character then flicks a light switch and it turns on for a split second before going out. My question is how do I film the dark part? I have Adobe After Effects so my original plan was to go back after and adjust the curves and contrast to make it look dark. But the problem is in order to do that in the basement I would have to have it be lighted anyway, but I don't want to use the overhead light. Im trying to figure out a lighting technique that will work for this. Another option is to film it with the lights off, but then I won't be able to see the characters. So some tips would be nice please. Thank you
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