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Lighting

Sep 6, 2017

minus green for chroma key

Which minus green do you recommend for helping create an edge for chroma key shooting? Not full, but 1/8? 1/4? 1/2? ]


Thanks! •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Clamp for Floresent softboxes to have 2 on a stand

Hi. We use photo 'bulbs' (the curly ones) with soft boxes to light a greenscreen. currently we have 2 on stands (one each side). •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Product "How-To" Video Lighting Question

Hey, I am a long-time lurker, but first-time poster!


I have been working with a client of mine for a while now making product •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Invisible Whiteboard shoot

Hi All


I have a job coming up in a few weeks in which I'll be shooting an invisible whiteboard / clearboard as per the attached •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Which lights should I purchase?

I've been saving up to buy some good lights. I'm looking for quality over budget friendly, but I am on a budget. I mostly do interviews •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Do You Need a Light Meter? If so, which one?

A recent thread brings up the question: does a video shooter need a light meter? My answer is, provided her/his work is run-and-gun, •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Lighting intervews

Hi. Previously I was using open faced lights but have now got a couple or Fresnels. Was wondering roughly what diffuser level and •••

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Sep 6, 2017

newbie question: which lights for dslr videos

Hi, I'm searching for lights for DSLR videos, but I'm a newbie so I'd need some advices.


I thought a pair of lights w/ stands •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Looking to change my Lilliput 650s for Fresnels

I have a kit of 3 Ianiro Lilliput 650w open faced lanterns which have served me well but would like to change them for Fresnels so •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Chroma-key Lights

Hey members,


I am preparing myself to open a chroma-key studio (green-key + infiniti white) on a surface of 400 square meters. •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Lighting interior using natural light from windows

Hello


For this daytime scene I'm shooting, I have two windows and a set of HMI lights. I am really trying to not overexpose/ •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Lighting for white background

Hi,


I need to make the video interview on white background. I made some shots, but I have some problems with lightning. The •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Lighting For Large Green Screen inside small studio

I'm a hobbyist.


I have a Canon 5D Mark III.


I have a couple q's about my green screen. I have a standard Green Screen •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Shooting against pure white back drop

Hi


Just wanted some tips really, I have a shoot that requires the talent to be filming in front of a pure white backdrop. •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Using a soft box with a Diva Lite?

I'm using a Diva Lite for some still photos, and I want to diffuse the light. I repurposed a soft box meant for a strobe and put it •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Lighting design for outdoor event

Aloha all!


Twice a year, my university has an outdoor event to celebrate cultural diversity. Mostly it features different ethnically-oriented •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Broad Soft Studio Style Light - that Travles?!

Hi,

Most of my projects are 3 camera exercise video shoots mostly done in an exercise studio - about 20 x 15 performance space •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Double or triple wick candles.

I need to maximize the light output from practicle light for a scene. Therfore I want to use double or triple wick candles.

Im •••

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Sep 6, 2017

DIY bounce/diffusion

Hey everyone, I am looking to build a 6x6 frame with some unbleached muslin on it. The price of muslin used for professional film purposes •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Blown Out Doorway

I'm shooting a short soon and the director and I have agreed to obscure the time and place of the events happening. The whole story •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Throwing huge shadows, Expressionist style

Hey, so for our next movie (a Southern Gothic), we want to have some shots that are extreme, the way Fritz Lang or Murnau did them. •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Practical LED bulbs

Hi all,


Im wondering if any of you have started using any high cri dimmable LED bulbs in practicals yet.


It's an age •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Magic Cloth - Stop Loss

Has anyone ever got a reading on how much light is lost with magic cloth. I can't seem to find the information anywhere.

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Sep 6, 2017

Controlling practicals

Hey all,

This has been a question I've had for a while. Are there a specific type of globe/light source that is commonly used to •••

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Sep 6, 2017

How to light this?

Hi guys,

I was wondering if anyone could help me break the lighting scheme on this still:

![150515_TV_MadMen_BestImages_smoke.jpg.CR](http://www.slate.com/content/dam/slate/articles/arts/television/2015/05/150515_TV_MadMen_BestImages_smoke.jpg.CROP.original-original.jpg) •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Suggestions for a night exterior

Hello folks.

I may well have to light this at night for next to no money.

[![house_loc.jpg](http://www.cinematography.com/cine-uploads/monthly_08_2017/post-29-0-30911700-1502820873.jpg)](http://www.cinematography.com/cine-uploads/monthly_08_2017/post-29-0-30911700-1502820873.jpg) •••

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Sep 6, 2017

moonlight through window tight budget

Hello,

I'm wondering if anyone has ideas of getting a subtle blue moonlight feel through a window.

We are shooting a Christmas •••

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Sep 6, 2017

What head should I buy next?

I have a few hundred to blow on more lighting heads. As of right now, what I own is as follows:

1 Arri 650
1 M-R 1K
2 Genaray •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Best Practices For Lighting a Translight Backdrop?

Hello there, Im curious if anyone has some recommendations for lighting a backdrop in a studio setting? (I'm still learning a great •••

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Sep 6, 2017

Shane

"Shane" (1953), you read it right.

Watched this recently and adored the look, especially interior and night time exteriors of 'Joe's' •••

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