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#1 Macks Fiiod

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Posted 14 September 2018 - 01:29 AM

So I understand the distance math behind achieving hard and soft shadows. What I'm not as well versed in is methods for HARD HARD line shadows when not shooting in the biggest of spaces (only 10ftx15ft).

 

Any quick tips or pieces of gear I'm over-looking to achieve hard shadow casting?

 

Thanks.


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#2 Ed Conley

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Posted 14 September 2018 - 10:26 AM

You can use Leko style lights that have lenses on the front, although you still may not have enough distance.

 This can be overcome with bouncing it into a  mirror.

 

Open Face lights.


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#3 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 14 September 2018 - 10:33 AM

Dedo lights are also very very helpful.


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#4 Tyler Purcell

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Posted 14 September 2018 - 01:11 PM

Leko and Fresnel tungsten lighting is what MOST people use for this. You can also use an open face with some black foil to control the light a bit.
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Posted 15 September 2018 - 02:18 AM

Dedolights and mirrors are your friend.
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