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#1 brian hendry

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 10:51 AM

sorry, just wondering how you guys think they shot this bit of the music video. disreguard the music , yes, not the greatest, just turn down your volume, but at 1:38 in the video, how do ya think they lit that....what units were used as well. thanks.


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#2 Chris Keth

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 11:28 AM

sorry, just wondering how you guys think they shot this bit of the music video. disreguard the music , yes, not the greatest, just turn down your volume, but at 1:38 in the video, how do ya think they lit that....what units were used as well. thanks.


It looks to me like a single soft source off of frame left, fairly high, gelled with straw or something similar. Probably some negative fill on the right side.
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Posted 21 June 2007 - 11:32 AM

It looks to me like a single soft source off of frame left, fairly high, gelled with straw or something similar. Probably some negative fill on the right side.


do ya think something like a 2k zip with a long snoot made from foam core maybe?
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#4 Chris Keth

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 02:52 PM

do ya think something like a 2k zip with a long snoot made from foam core maybe?


I don't know what a snoot is supposed to do in this case. I would use the foamcore and bounce the 2k off of it.
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#5 Bill Totolo

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Posted 22 June 2007 - 11:36 AM

Don't you think you'd need more poop than a 2k to fill daylight ext's?

Or were there some Int. shots you were referring to? ( I couldn't make it through the whole thing).
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#6 Chris Keth

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Posted 22 June 2007 - 12:40 PM

Don't you think you'd need more poop than a 2k to fill daylight ext's?

Or were there some Int. shots you were referring to? ( I couldn't make it through the whole thing).


At 1:38 the shot is a medium of the guy inside against a wall of posters. A 2k definately wouldn't do much outdoors, you're right.
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#7 Dan Goulder

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Posted 22 June 2007 - 01:02 PM

It looks to me like a single soft source off of frame left, fairly high, gelled with straw or something similar. Probably some negative fill on the right side.

Most of the negative fill appears to be coming from the lyrics.
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#8 Chris Keth

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Posted 22 June 2007 - 06:32 PM

Most of the negative fill appears to be coming from the lyrics.


*rimshot* Very funny.

I'm not a rap listener but rap videos are always pretty cool, or at least well made.
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#9 Wendell_Greene

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Posted 23 June 2007 - 05:09 PM

The scene with the Game in the "room of posters" was actually two 8 x 8 foot flat walls joined together and shot on an exterior street at night. There was a BET Access Granted program on this video, which was directed by photographer-director Jonathan Mannion. HMIs were used for the day exteriors, I remember seeing several 6Ks units.
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#10 Chris Keth

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Posted 23 June 2007 - 09:10 PM

The scene with the Game in the "room of posters" was actually two 8 x 8 foot flat walls joined together and shot on an exterior street at night. There was a BET Access Granted program on this video, which was directed by photographer-director Jonathan Mannion. HMIs were used for the day exteriors, I remember seeing several 6Ks units.


Cool. It's a pretty good looking video.
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#11 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 23 June 2007 - 09:26 PM

I already replied to this question in another forum...but I've gotten the exact same look using a cruddy yellowish Lowel Omni-lite spotted on my actor.
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