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#1 zhangchengdong

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 12:46 AM

hi everyone,these are my home works ,not good enough ,i can't found what's wrong,so can you help me ?how to light glasses?

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#2 Drew Hoffman

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 02:23 AM

Here's an article that might help you out. It's a pretty quick read and has a fair amount of useful stuff.
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#3 Xavier Plaza

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 10:09 AM

It looks like they light only the background avoiding the glass. Tha glass "appears lighting" because it is transparent. I don't see any reflection on the glass and look how the edge of the glass is dark... I don't think they use direct light on the glass but perhaps using bouncing lateral light avoid reflective light... BTW Rémy Martin great Cognac ;)


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This link perhaps help you
http://www.arri.com/...ook_english.pdf
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#4 Chad Stockfleth

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 02:56 PM

the trick to lighting glass, like all reflective surfaces is to light what they reflect, not the glass themselves. trying bringing some white cards in to bounce light off of. that will give you nicer highlights on the edges.

check out this orange juice ad at about the 20sec mark:
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#5 zhangchengdong

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 08:03 PM

thanks for the suggestions guys.
these work are my friend's ,we will do it again.
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#6 Chris Keth

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Posted 06 May 2008 - 11:29 PM

The most important thing about glassware is this: You are not lighting the glass. You are refracting black and white materials through the glass.;)
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#7 Malik Sajid

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Posted 10 May 2008 - 07:43 AM

Here's an article that might help you out. It's a pretty quick read and has a fair amount of useful stuff.
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That is a really helpful link...

The way it tells to light a glass looks pretty simple yet awsome.
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