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#1 Chad Stockfleth

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Posted 27 April 2009 - 02:17 PM

The recent simple setup discussion thread got me thinking about how much I like seeing a still and hearing how it was done. I want to start posting some stills of my work and hopefully others will do the same.

For starters, this is a shot from a video I did this weekend with a couple of rappers. (MC Lyte and David Banner).
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Pretty simple shot of the two addressing camera in front of a studio mixing board.

For Key I flew a 4 bank kino with 1/2 cto directly over top of them. Rap videos tend to have a lot of top light and I think it looks cool.

On the floor just under them, I took a second kino with one bulb and some opal to give them a little fill.

The backlight and rim was a 650w fresnel with 1/2 blue on it to give a hair light for her and an edge for him. I let that spill across the mixing board and flagged it to give a little contour.

The studio itself wasn't the prettiest location so I used a lot of negative space to hide the dingy walls.

There is another 300w with 216 to bring out the speaker on the back wall just a touch.

Afterwards I wished I'd gotten a little something to sparkle in their eyes but it's going to be small and on the web so I'm not going to sweat it.

I will start posting some better samples and I hope others will do the same. I love seeing how other people do stuff!

Chad
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#2 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 27 April 2009 - 03:41 PM

Ok, this one is my Hallway of HELL! gave me vertigo panning up and down those stairs, alas, but it's simply a 650 fresnel bouncing off of the white wall camera left up high to "mimic" an overhead light, and the ugly CFL in the background as well. Shot SR3 7219 with a Cooke variable prime.
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This one, same film, is just re-globing the overheads with 100Ws and a few little 40W bulbs hidden under the bar.
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300 W straight down:
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Same 300W light coming from the side through 1/8 CTO and 216. He's lit with just the china-ball over his head.
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That's all I have for now; as I get more, I'll surely post 'em up, maybe a few screen grabs from this other short I'm about to finish (joys of lens adapters....)
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#3 Shawn Booth

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Posted 02 May 2009 - 08:31 PM

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1200 HMI Par single light source
Diffusion provided solely by wooden vertical slats that made the wall off camera left.

Edited by Shawn Booth, 02 May 2009 - 08:32 PM.

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#4 Hampus Bystrom

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Posted 03 May 2009 - 04:46 AM

A woman looking dominant in a soviet hat? I officially love that movie now.
On a more serious note, yes, I love these threads. I don't have much to contribute, but please keep posting away
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