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#1 charlie ricottone

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Posted 27 October 2016 - 11:01 AM

a huge part of the show I'm on right now are the interviews. We need continuity over months of interview setups so I've been tenting windows and punching daylight through sheers. Pretty standard but as I'm in Toronto and as winter is on its way the weather and especially winds are getting much much stronger than in the past 3 months of shooting.

I've been using a combo and 4x flop as a topper and wrapping a 12x solid around it to create the space for a light inside. Heavily bagged this setup has had a pretty small footprint and been good enough. It also allowed me to be back off the fixture a bit and fill the entire widow frame

Do any more experience grips have better solutions for tenting especially in higher wind situations.
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#2 David Schuurman

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Posted 21 November 2016 - 10:48 AM

That actually sounds like it'd hold up pretty well in higher winds, especially if bagged. You could maybe add c-stands on each corner to grip the floppy and pony the solid to.


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