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#1 Duran Levinson

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 06:01 AM

Hey!

I am shooting an experimental student film next month and I want to achieve a blue semi-desaturated look for my interior. Can anyone recommend any filters, I checked out Storm blue filters and thought it would be good in conjunction with 7219 but I am worried about one factor. My film has no red in it, and I want to stray away from orange lighting, i want soft, cold lighting.
Any recommendations will be great

Thanks
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#2 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 10:16 AM

Hey!

I am shooting an experimental student film next month and I want to achieve a blue semi-desaturated look for my interior. Can anyone recommend any filters, I checked out Storm blue filters and thought it would be good in conjunction with 7219 but I am worried about one factor. My film has no red in it, and I want to stray away from orange lighting, i want soft, cold lighting.
Any recommendations will be great

Thanks


If you are shooting daytime interiors, a tungsten stock like '19 without any correction filter should be blue enough for you.

In tungsten lighting with no mixed daylight sources, all blue filters & gels suck a lot of exposure... but you can either add 1/2 blue gel to the lights or a 1/2 blue filter for a cold effect, then if necessary, time more blue in post.
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#3 Eric H

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 11:10 AM

I have used some filters thru www.camerafilters.co.uk made my Harrison called Blue/Grey...they come in a graduated set of 5 or 6 (don't really remember).
I shoot tungsten balanced stock without correct and used a little CTB on my HMI's.

the result is on my site....under recent work...it's all the Manpower spots towards the bottom of the page.

I used at least one of the filters in camera and tweaked in post. As you can see, they all have a desaturated look, but there still is a lot of room to play in telecine.

I posted a still here from one of the spots....I vaguely remember using one of the lightest filters on this and added 1/8 CTB to my HMI backlight It was cloudy out and the color temperature was up near 6500-7000 Kelvin. if you can get your hands on some filters...it's easy to test nowadays with your trusty DSLR.

Eric Halberstadt
www.spitfirefilms.com

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Hey!

I am shooting an experimental student film next month and I want to achieve a blue semi-desaturated look for my interior. Can anyone recommend any filters, I checked out Storm blue filters and thought it would be good in conjunction with 7219 but I am worried about one factor. My film has no red in it, and I want to stray away from orange lighting, i want soft, cold lighting.
Any recommendations will be great

Thanks


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#4 Duran Levinson

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 02:40 PM

Thanks so much!

The website says it is under construction though :(

Another filter question:
I also have a montage scene in which I want a very olden feel, i know tobacco filters and antique suede filters work well for this but i also want to have soft blown out highlights. I am interested in blowing out highlights.
Can you recommend any filters to check out.
I also have the option of shooting the montage on a Bolex so i can play around with the shutter angle, but then how would i create that olden style feel without 4x4 filters?

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#5 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 03:26 PM

I also have a montage scene in which I want a very olden feel, i know tobacco filters and antique suede filters work well for this but i also want to have soft blown out highlights. I am interested in blowing out highlights.
Can you recommend any filters to check out.


ProMist filters are probably the easiest thing to find for that sort of diffusion effect.
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#6 Eric H

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Posted 03 March 2010 - 02:10 AM

my website is under construction?

can't be.

www.spitfirefilms.com

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www.erichalberstadt.com



Thanks so much!

The website says it is under construction though :(


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