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#1 justinmaynard

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Posted 26 September 2009 - 01:01 PM

So, I have this producer that hired me to light something like this.



seems pretty simple, I think I could pull that off in front of a black cyc, but the studio has a white cyc, and does not want to repaint it to black.

Any suggestions on how to light this? Do I just light it simply with one light and try to flag all of the spill off of the background?
Thanks.
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#2 Ross Neugeboren

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Posted 26 September 2009 - 02:50 PM

It might be easier to shoot your talent infront of a wide matte black seamless (It's about 190 bucks for a 140'x35yd roll) . Doesn't require any paint or an abundance of flags.

Edited by Ross Neugeboren, 26 September 2009 - 02:52 PM.

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#3 Chad Stockfleth

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Posted 26 September 2009 - 05:41 PM

Or you could go to a fabric store and try to buy a big roll of black and roll it down like a mini cyc. Keep your spill controlled and you'll be in the ballpark.
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#4 Chris Keth

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Posted 26 September 2009 - 09:40 PM

Could also rent a 12x or two of duve and goalpost them. Cover the stands with scrap duve.
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#5 jeff woods

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 07:35 PM

but the studio has a white cyc


What about other places in the studio? An office, or a closet?

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