Front surface mirror photography
Posted 14 January 2008 - 11:23 PM
He has worked with a D.P. in the past who utilized this technique...however, in my 18 years in the camera department, I have never witnessed it so i'm looking for advice on technique, mirror size, problems/opportunities...
Anyone mastered this mirror shooting situation?
Thanks for your help!
Posted 15 January 2008 - 12:03 AM
You can find decent mirrors at local, used furniture shops. When shopping for them, move your head all around broadly, even your whole body, to try to catch warpage. You might look like a 'tard when you're doing it but you can't catch a warped mirror by standing still. If you don't catch the warps, they'll show up when characters move around across its surface.
It can really help in tight locations. But, it can also catch light and be a pain in the arse.
Posted 15 January 2008 - 12:28 AM
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