In the Shawshank Redemption, lighting is used to show power and the mood of Andy, the main character. In this scene the Warren's face is lit, showing he is in total control while Tony is in the dark. The guard who shoots Tony is in complete dark, eventually he steps in to the light. The scene is taken at night and the lighting is only used to emphasize the characters. Additionally, it is very cool lighting with a light tint.