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#1 Leonard Daylon

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Posted 24 November 2016 - 06:48 AM

Hi!

 

This is one of my first postings in this forum, but I just saw a music video and I'm really interested in how this project was realised.

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=Tm-50u4qLe8

 

 

- How did they manage to shoot in the blazing sun but still being overall perfectly exposed? Do you think that there's much grading involved? 

- The grain is fantastic! Is this real grain or an overlay? 

- What lenses / camera / rig do you think was used? The camera seems to be floating like a drone? Or maybe afterwards stabilisation?

 

 

Many thanks in advance, I'm really curious!

 

 

 


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#2 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 24 November 2016 - 07:52 AM

The sunlight is pretty frontal, and the ground is concrete, so bouncing some light into faces, although.the shadow from the dog is dark on the ground. It's a pretty,simple arrangement, with modern higher dynamic range keeping highlight details, some adjustment in colour correction to give the required look.


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#3 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 24 November 2016 - 11:24 AM

Did I spy a bit of gold reflector bouncing into people's faces?


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#4 Leonard Daylon

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Posted 24 November 2016 - 02:59 PM

Did I spy a bit of gold reflector bouncing into people's faces?

ah now I can spot it too, at 01:00 the dog seems to be pretty golden! 


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#5 George Ebersole

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Posted 25 November 2016 - 09:34 PM

There were also some high strasoferic clouds that acted as diffusion.


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