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#1 Bryce Stroud

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 01:42 AM

Just wondering how to achieve an shadow effect like this with lighting:

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Other examples of it, can be seen on the movie Alien and Aliens (its basically where beams/a beam of light is shooting past the subject/object and the subject/object has no light on them)

Sorry if this is too simple, jsut curious to how its done :)

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#2 David Auner aac

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 02:09 AM

Other examples of it, can be seen on the movie Alien and Aliens (its basically where beams/a beam of light is shooting past the subject/object and the subject/object has no light on them)


Hi Bryce,

please use the search function of the boards. This question has been asked numerous times. You'll find lots of ideas there.

Cheers, Dave
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#3 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 25 February 2008 - 02:10 AM

Backlight through smoke/haze.
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Posted 25 February 2008 - 06:32 PM

Keep the light hard to make things nice and contrasty. Just like the older black and white horrors.
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#5 Michael Grugal

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Posted 26 February 2008 - 12:10 PM

Back in the 80's didn't they use xenons a lot too? like in Blade Runner.

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#6 Bryce Stroud

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Posted 27 February 2008 - 05:16 AM

Back in the 80's didn't they use xenons a lot too? like in Blade Runner.


oh yeah, lighting in blade runner was awesome....i hate to look liek too much of a dumbass, but what are xenons?
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#7 Daniel Smith

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Posted 27 February 2008 - 11:22 AM

oh yeah, lighting in blade runner was awesome....i hate to look liek too much of a dumbass, but what are xenons?

Bright, daylight temperature lamps.



I wouldn't mind knowing how xenons compare with HMI's, anyone?

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#8 Michael Grugal

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Posted 27 February 2008 - 07:31 PM

Bright, daylight temperature lamps.



I wouldn't mind knowing how xenons compare with HMI's, anyone?



I havn't seen or heard anyone use xenons anymore. I wonder if anyone still rents them out.
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