Jump to content


Photo

How to get such separation light?


  • Please log in to reply
6 replies to this topic

#1 Maheshwar E Singh

Maheshwar E Singh

    New

  • Basic Members
  • Pip
  • 9 posts
  • 2nd Assistant Camera

Posted 28 August 2012 - 04:01 PM

Hi,

The separation light in the attached image looks subtle and I like it a lot. Can anyone tell me how would the DOP would have achieved this? What light with what modifier at what distance? :)

Thank You,

Maheshwar Singh

Attached Images

  • Barfi 1.JPG

  • 0

#2 aapo lettinen

aapo lettinen
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1168 posts
  • Other
  • Finland

Posted 29 August 2012 - 07:25 AM

Probably a 400w or 575w hmi with maybe just a little bit of diffusion, maybe 2-3 meters away. Depending on the light levels on set, I would maybe try something like Kobolt 400w fresnel with small piece of 1/2 or 1/4 diffusion

Edited by aapo lettinen, 29 August 2012 - 07:27 AM.

  • 0

#3 aapo lettinen

aapo lettinen
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1168 posts
  • Other
  • Finland

Posted 29 August 2012 - 07:42 AM

key could be something like 2.5k hmi with some cto through about 6x6' diffusion almost directly above. there seems to be also some white bounce from below, not sure

Edited by aapo lettinen, 29 August 2012 - 07:46 AM.

  • 0

#4 Maheshwar E Singh

Maheshwar E Singh

    New

  • Basic Members
  • Pip
  • 9 posts
  • 2nd Assistant Camera

Posted 30 August 2012 - 03:54 AM

Thank You Appo :)
  • 0

#5 Paul Salmons

Paul Salmons
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 46 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 03 September 2012 - 07:43 PM

Could also be a shiny board back there in the direct sun.
  • 0

#6 Tom Jensen

Tom Jensen
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1234 posts
  • Camera Operator
  • Dallas, TX

Posted 03 September 2012 - 08:15 PM

Could also be a shiny board back there in the direct sun.


I seriously doubt that is a shiny board since it is a very well controlled light. It looks like an HMI. The fill is also an HMI. It is a pretty basic lighting set up.
  • 0

#7 rsellars

rsellars
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 17 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Portland, OR

Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:08 PM

I agree with aapo and Tom. It looks like the quality and color of an HMI with a little diffusion. Definitely not a shinny board. No way to really know what size HMI since one can't tell know for sure how much ambient light is in the scene for the kicker to overpower.
  • 0


FJS International, LLC

Aerial Filmworks

CineLab

Technodolly

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Abel Cine

rebotnix Technologies

Willys Widgets

Glidecam

Visual Products

Tai Audio

CineTape

The Slider

Paralinx LLC

Ritter Battery

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Metropolis Post

Rig Wheels Passport

Wooden Camera

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

Willys Widgets

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

The Slider

Tai Audio

CineLab

Metropolis Post

Glidecam

CineTape

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Paralinx LLC

Visual Products

Rig Wheels Passport

Technodolly

Aerial Filmworks

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Abel Cine

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Wooden Camera

FJS International, LLC

Ritter Battery

rebotnix Technologies