The way that light is depicted in artistic works is often the most memorable and dynamic part of the painting. Many artists over the centuries have attempted to catch just the right light in painting form. In this 30-minute 1997 film, the use of light by a variety of well-known artists is discussed. Artist John Greenwood is chronicled as he attempts to paint natural light around his imaginary still lifes. The use of light in the work of the masters such as Monet are also discussed as their ways of capturing the light are studied. The various techniques that artists use to capture light is the focus of this informative film that looks at the many ways that artists can accomplish this task. Len Tabner is featured in this video as he tackles the problem of changing light while in a fishing boat.