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#1 slade baker

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Posted 01 October 2009 - 03:45 AM

So at the end of this video Usher is leaning up against this wall after the girl has disappeared and there is this light on the left side of the frame pulsing. I'm wondering what that light is called and how you would get that effect. I really like the it but I've never seen it before. Any help appreciated.



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#2 Ryan Thomas

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Posted 01 October 2009 - 12:28 PM

Just get a streak filter, point some lights towards the lens, pulse them up and down a little with a dimmer, and you've got yourself this video. I really can't tell what the light is, but it looks like a row of pars wired together into some sort of practical looking thing.

Edited by Ryan Thomas, 01 October 2009 - 12:29 PM.

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#3 Aaron Medick

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Posted 01 October 2009 - 02:10 PM

Looks like the moving cyberlights, streak filter, and that particular shot looks like a MR16 strip off of a few mirrors or a very nicely arranged cyberlight reflection. or a straight mr-16 reflecting off the mirror in frame then pulsing it from 40% to 100%, but it look like is spinning to me more than pulsing.
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#4 jeff woods

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Posted 01 October 2009 - 02:16 PM

It looks like a striplight or molefay, bounced into a rotating piece of glass.

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edit: beat by 6 minutes and a cached webpage...

Edited by jeff woods, 01 October 2009 - 02:18 PM.

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