Jump to content


Photo

Creating strong shadows

studio lighting

  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 Jamieson Moore

Jamieson Moore

    New

  • Basic Members
  • Pip
  • 5 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Melbourne

Posted 08 February 2018 - 07:46 PM

Hello All, 

 

I am quite new to the film world, I'm self taught and have had little time in a studio environment. I have mostly been asked to shoot with natural lighting, but I have  recently been asked to do a fashion film on a very small budget, in studio.  I am a little nervous as to how to go about this particular lighting set up. 

 

I have attached the image references I have been given.

 

Any pointers would be much appreciated.

 

Thank you!

Attached Images

  • Screen Shot 2018-02-09 at 11.03.20 am.jpg

Edited by Jamieson Moore, 08 February 2018 - 07:51 PM.

  • 0

#2 David Mullen ASC

David Mullen ASC
  • Sustaining Members
  • 20191 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Los Angeles

Posted 08 February 2018 - 08:00 PM

You need a strong, sharp fixture like a fresnel, bright enough that it can be at some distance at full flood and still give you the stop you want.  If you are shooting motion on an Alexa or Red, maybe a 2K or 5K tungsten fresnel, on a strong enough stand to get above head level if you want this sort of angle to the light, which is like a high sunlight effect.


  • 1

#3 Jamieson Moore

Jamieson Moore

    New

  • Basic Members
  • Pip
  • 5 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Melbourne

Posted 08 February 2018 - 08:08 PM

Thank you so much David,

 

I should have mentioned I am also shooting on a DSLR Canon 5D Mark iii. I know this is far from ideal but as there is limited budget, I can only use the camera gear I own. 

 

Do you still think just a Tungsten fresnel could work? 


  • 0

#4 David Mullen ASC

David Mullen ASC
  • Sustaining Members
  • 20191 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Los Angeles

Posted 08 February 2018 - 08:57 PM

Sure.


  • 0

#5 Giacomo Girolamo

Giacomo Girolamo
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 132 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Venezia

Posted 09 February 2018 - 09:52 AM

You need a hard light from a small source and the talent been close to the walls, so the lighting edges looks sharp.


  • 0



Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: studio lighting

Metropolis Post

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

Aerial Filmworks

Visual Products

Ritter Battery

Paralinx LLC

Rig Wheels Passport

Willys Widgets

rebotnix Technologies

Abel Cine

Broadcast Solutions Inc

CineTape

CineLab

Technodolly

Tai Audio

Glidecam

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Wooden Camera

The Slider

FJS International, LLC

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Paralinx LLC

Ritter Battery

Visual Products

Wooden Camera

Glidecam

Abel Cine

Aerial Filmworks

Technodolly

rebotnix Technologies

The Slider

New Pro Video - New and Used Equipment

Rig Wheels Passport

Willys Widgets

CineTape

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Metropolis Post

CineLab

FJS International, LLC

Tai Audio

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS