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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? ]
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). •••Read the question
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 •••
Invisible Whiteboard shoot
I have a job coming up in a few weeks in which I'll be shooting an invisible whiteboard / clearboard as per the attached •••
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 •••Read the question
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, •••Read the question
Hi. Previously I was using open faced lights but have now got a couple or Fresnels. Was wondering roughly what diffuser level and •••Read the question
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 •••
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 •••Read the question
I am preparing myself to open a chroma-key studio (green-key + infiniti white) on a surface of 400 square meters. •••
Lighting interior using natural light from windows
For this daytime scene I'm shooting, I have two windows and a set of HMI lights. I am really trying to not overexpose/ •••
Lighting for white background
I need to make the video interview on white background. I made some shots, but I have some problems with lightning. The •••
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 •••
Shooting against pure white back drop
Just wanted some tips really, I have a shoot that requires the talent to be filming in front of a pure white backdrop. •••
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 •••Read the question
Lighting design for outdoor event
Twice a year, my university has an outdoor event to celebrate cultural diversity. Mostly it features different ethnically-oriented •••
Broad Soft Studio Style Light - that Travles?!
Most of my projects are 3 camera exercise video shoots mostly done in an exercise studio - about 20 x 15 performance space •••
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.
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 •••Read the question
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 •••Read the question
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. •••Read the question
Practical LED bulbs
Im wondering if any of you have started using any high cri dimmable LED bulbs in practicals yet.
It's an age •••
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.Read the question
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 •••
How to light this?
I was wondering if anyone could help me break the lighting scheme on this still:
Suggestions for a night exterior
I may well have to light this at night for next to no money.
moonlight through window tight budget
I'm wondering if anyone has ideas of getting a subtle blue moonlight feel through a window.
We are shooting a Christmas •••
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 •••
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 •••Read the question
"Shane" (1953), you read it right.
Watched this recently and adored the look, especially interior and night time exteriors of 'Joe's' •••