Quick Question On 85 Filter
Posted 06 May 2007 - 06:39 PM
However if I'm also using some tugsten lights (unfortunatly without any CTB gels) to act as fill and may add some more "motivated light" will there be a color difference?
Posted 06 May 2007 - 06:45 PM
Posted 06 May 2007 - 07:30 PM
Posted 06 May 2007 - 08:46 PM
For the moment, forget what you have on the lens. All your light sources need to match each other. So if you have tungsten lights and daylight windows, you either need to gel the lights or the windows.
Assuming you gel the lights, you now have everything daylight coloured: so you need to filter the lens with an 85 to get it orange enough for your tungsten-balanced filmstock. Of course that means that you are filtering the light from the lights twice, thereby losing at least 2 stops of their light. Sometimes, depending on the set-up, it is better to filter the window with a large 85 gel. Then it matches the tungsten lights you have inside, and alsoyou need no more filters on the lens.
Posted 06 May 2007 - 09:38 PM