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#1 Christopher Montengo

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Posted 06 February 2018 - 07:19 PM

Hi everyone,

 

I'm currently preparing for a music video. A couple of scenes will need a misty dreamlike look to it (example down below)? I understand old glass is the best to get this look, but I would like to know the different type that I could rent.

 

I currently live in the UK wanted to know the most accessible filter and lenses needed to provide an image like this?

 

Thank you for Reading

 

Christopher

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#2 Michael LaVoie

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Posted 06 February 2018 - 07:39 PM

I believe a tiffen Glimmer Glass filter will do the desired effect.  They come in varying strengths so you may want to just rent a set.


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#3 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 06 February 2018 - 08:26 PM

ProMist too (or better a Warm Pro Mist) filter, as would a Classic Soft, Or if you want to go CRAZY you can rub nose-greese onto a clear filter and get the streaky effect just where you like.

Personally I'm a fan of Warm Black Pro Mists, but they woudln't lower contrast as much as promist filters.


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#4 Mark Kenfield

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 01:38 AM

Nets and double fogs! It don't come mistier than the Excalibur combo.
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Posted 07 February 2018 - 02:25 AM

Nets and double fogs! It don't come mistier than the Excalibur combo.
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#6 Stanislav Galaktionov

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 02:21 AM

To me, it looks like it was probably made with plugins.

 

It's "Raised by Krump", right? The image you attached could easily be a still from a modern hip hop music video.

 

Have a look at these two tutorials:

 

 


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#7 Christopher Montengo

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 10:20 AM

Nets and double fogs! It don't come mistier than the Excalibur combo.

Thank you Mark, I am definently going to test this method out!


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#8 Christopher Montengo

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 10:22 AM

To me, it looks like it was probably made with plugins.

 

It's "Raised by Krump", right? The image you attached could easily be a still from a modern hip hop music video.

 

Have a look at these two tutorials:

 

 

Thank you so much for this, Stanislav! Appreciate your help allot.


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#9 Christopher Montengo

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 10:44 AM

ProMist too (or better a Warm Pro Mist) filter, as would a Classic Soft, Or if you want to go CRAZY you can rub nose-greese onto a clear filter and get the streaky effect just where you like.

Personally I'm a fan of Warm Black Pro Mists, but they woudln't lower contrast as much as promist filters.

I'm going to test this out Adrian, thank you very much!


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#10 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 10:54 AM

My pleasure Christopher. And while you can do a bunch in post these days; trust me it's much more fulfilling and easier to get it in camera most of the time ;)


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#11 Landon D. Parks

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 09:21 PM

Tiffin makes a plugin suite called DFX that can replicate nearly all the tiffin filters in post. I use it a lot for stylistic filters like diffusion, promist, etc.Of course, while I think it has ND filter and polarizer options, you need to use real ND's and polar filters on set.


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