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#1 advaith kumar

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Posted 10 August 2008 - 03:13 PM

im shooting on 16mm film and i need to shoot day sequences which require warm and cool tones.
im using 500T stock ,so after balancing with 85 filter for day light...how should i give warm and cool tones ?
if i use tungsten sources or if i put up CTO on hmi's ....then will this give me that desired warm look ??
and by not using correction for daylight, i will get cool look,but am wondering if it will add too much blue . suggest me about this ...

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#2 Tebbe Schoeningh

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Posted 10 August 2008 - 06:45 PM

the are hundreds of ways to give your image a certain color. you could use 1/2 ctb´s on your tungsten lights to get a warmer look or 1/2 cto´s on your hmis, you can use filters (something like coral, check the tiffen page to see which filters are available) or you can go for color correction in postproduction...
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#3 David Rakoczy

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Posted 11 August 2008 - 06:22 AM

See 'Orange/ Brownish Skin Tones.. How to achieve' a few posts below yours in the LIGHTING Forum.
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#4 John-Erling Holmenes Fredriksen

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Posted 11 August 2008 - 07:56 AM

On 500T with 85, I would use plain uncorrected tungsten sources for warm tones, and put at least 1/2 CTB on daylight sources if they need to be cooler than white. Use your eyes and make judgement on color, if uncorrected tungsten is too warm for you, put 1/2 CTB on them.
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