custom podium light
Posted 01 November 2008 - 07:52 PM
the podium has a 4-5 inch lip all the way around it and I'm trying to figure out how I can plant a source on the podium.
here are some of my thoughts, but curious for other ideas
1. rent mini kino flo kit
2. construct something low profile using rope light
3. construct something with few low profile Compact flo bulbs
4. have a podium light that with a higher wattage bulb shooting down and let the bounce from that light the subject (maybe add some foamcore flat on the podium to bounce light off of)
any thoughts or criticisms would be greatly appreciated!!!
Posted 01 November 2008 - 08:36 PM
I'm not sure MiniFlos would be bright enough except in a really low-light interior. I've sometimes hidden 2' Kino tubes on a podium table top. I've also gone for an overhead downspot like from a Source-4 or Par and put some white on the podium table to let it bounce up. I've also mounted a practical fixture.
Posted 01 November 2008 - 08:42 PM
Posted 01 November 2008 - 09:05 PM
would it be easier to simply hide a light behind a pillar and simulate sunlight hitting the subject from the "sun" side of the room
do you like the hidden podium light idea. how woudl you do it?
Posted 01 November 2008 - 09:56 PM
Truth is that I'd probably opt for a lighting balloon in a space like that.
Posted 10 November 2008 - 12:21 PM
I have to say though that I've shot docs in many many churches with a few readheads and a 200w HMI...I've mostly used the readheads for situations like this and balanced for tungsten...
Posted 10 November 2008 - 12:46 PM
Posted 10 November 2008 - 09:17 PM