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#1 Duca Simon Luchini

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 01:03 AM

Hallo everybody,

here I read today this big news (news for me...):

 

http://nofilmschool....h-cinefade-tool

 

http://nofilmschool....h-cinefade-tool

 

It's a great thing.

 

Anyone had any experiences about it?

 

 


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#2 Michael LaVoie

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 02:13 AM

Still can't wrap my brain around the practical application of that.  Rack focusing a background from sharp to soft during a shot just feels odd.  Like draining out the color during the shot.  Yeah, it'd be interesting but it'll probably go the way of the "dolly back, zoom in" type of shot.  Special occasions.  


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#3 Duca Simon Luchini

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 02:19 AM

Yes, you are right, maybe we can use it only in special occasions, anyway it could be very creative: a new element to rich cinematography language.


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#4 Jan Tore Soerensen

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Posted 13 August 2016 - 11:23 AM

Another tool in the box. Quite clever, I must say.


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#5 Tim Tyler

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Posted 14 August 2016 - 11:07 PM

Brilliant.

 


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#6 Duca Simon Luchini

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Posted 15 August 2016 - 06:36 AM

Great, this is a good example of how to creatively use cinefade


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#7 Mark Kenfield

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Posted 15 August 2016 - 08:45 PM

Very cool! I can think of a bunch of shots where this could be a really engaging way to do them.


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#8 Bill DiPietra

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Posted 15 August 2016 - 09:17 PM

Yes, another toy - one whose effect has quite an unnatural, even jarring feel about it.  Maybe I'll change my mind when I see it being used aesthetically, but I'll pass for now.


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#9 Alex Nelson

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Posted 16 August 2016 - 06:12 PM

There is an old Jon Fauer promotional/educational video for the Arricam system that featured the same effect. In that case he was showing off the Arricam's ability to ramp the shutter during an iris pull. Of course, that presupposes that the shutter angle changing wouldn't negatively affect the motion in your shot.


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#10 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 16 August 2016 - 06:15 PM

The nice thing about this new device is that you could spin the iris through a 7-stop change if you have enough light for it and compensate exposure-wise with the pola -- with the shutter angle method, you'd more or less be working within the 45 to 180 degree range, which is just 2-stops, which isn't as strong an effect on depth of field (though probably more practical in terms of light level for interiors.)


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#11 Ravi Kiran

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Posted 24 August 2016 - 03:08 PM

Pretty cool. I'd love to see this in action with anamorphic lenses.


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#12 Miguel Angel

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Posted 24 August 2016 - 05:06 PM

The only thing that I'm concerned about is how the two polarisers would work with faces when those faces are moving through different places. 

 

Other than that, it looks interesting! 


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