Jump to content


First time shooting a short film with a sony HDW 750p


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 Joao Gambino

Joao Gambino
  • Guests

Posted 07 April 2009 - 09:25 AM

Hi i'm shooting for the first time a short film with sony HDW 750p camera

i have a scene where i shoot inside a van and my question is because it is a day scene i will use the sunlight to light it. the light will come trough the van's windows wich have curtains to block some of the light, my question is how can i balance the light so that the curtains don't burst and still have some detail inside the van.

other than that i would apreciate any advice on how to use this camera to get the best out of it, or any advice anyone can come up with

thanks a lot

Gamb
  • 0

#2 Michael Kubaszak

Michael Kubaszak
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 206 posts
  • 1st Assistant Camera
  • Chicago

Posted 07 April 2009 - 09:30 AM

ND the windows
  • 0

#3 Edmund Curtis

Edmund Curtis

    New

  • Basic Members
  • Pip
  • 9 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 13 April 2009 - 04:31 PM

in terms of lighting it you probably have two main options. expose for the outside or expose for the vans interior.
if you want to keep both the outside and the inside at readable levels you could nd the windows but then remember that that is also cutting your interior light also. what i would do is use some bounce just off camera for the sun but this may also prove problematic if the car takes turns etc.

your best option for me would be to bring a light inside the van to augment the natural daylight outside. there are pleanty of small daylight fixtures that can be powere through the cigarette lighter output.

i would also experiment with the in-camera options, having worked with the 750 before i know there are a lot of options that you can play with to get a more natural 'film' look. these include decreasing the edge detail and boosting the colour detail i have found give rather nice rewarding results.

good luck
x
  • 0


CineTape

The Slider

Wooden Camera

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Opal

Glidecam

Technodolly

Willys Widgets

FJS International, LLC

Ritter Battery

Metropolis Post

CineLab

rebotnix Technologies

Aerial Filmworks

Visual Products

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Abel Cine

Paralinx LLC

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Rig Wheels Passport

Tai Audio

Visual Products

Rig Wheels Passport

Abel Cine

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Willys Widgets

CineLab

Ritter Battery

Metropolis Post

Opal

Aerial Filmworks

FJS International, LLC

The Slider

Glidecam

rebotnix Technologies

Tai Audio

Paralinx LLC

CineTape

Wooden Camera

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Technodolly