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#1 rmshkarthik

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Posted 18 July 2005 - 05:05 AM

hi,i am going to shoot ad commercial ,may be it will be in next month. i will be use beta or digi beta.that product is related to non-vegetarin food raw things. so i would like to give the out put is ,showing fresh food(like chiken,some variety), i need it should be look colour ful and spicy .can anyone tips.which is beter beta or digi beta?
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#2 Laurent Andrieux

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Posted 18 July 2005 - 05:34 AM

Digital beta is better than beta, whatever you shoot...

The trick about this kind of shoot is usually to set a very soft like, coming from up. You can use a large light bot for instance, works pretty good.
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Posted 18 July 2005 - 05:55 AM

Digital beta is better than beta, whatever you shoot...

The trick about this kind of shoot is usually to set a very soft like, coming from up. You can use a large light bot for instance, works pretty good.

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thanks laurent.i feel very happpy when i see your replies.
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#4 L K Keerthi Basu

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Posted 18 July 2005 - 10:12 AM

thanks laurent.i feel very happpy when i see your replies.

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Digi Beta is quite well for the quality, and use very softlight. Since it is a table top you can control your light to bring out the textures in the food, it will tell the remaining story you want to present.

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#5 Jaan Shenberger

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Posted 18 July 2005 - 04:01 PM

for lighting ideas, i'd try looking for reference at a stock photo site like gettyimages.com. you'll find boatloads of well-crafted food photos. there's also a newish stock photo site that all food photos, though i forget what it is.

another suggestion: don't skimp on hiring a stylist. their work will be literally half the final quality of the footage.

hope this helps,
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#6 oscar jimenez

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Posted 18 July 2005 - 04:08 PM

I think maybe lightning should be related to the kind of "mood" you are going to shoot for. But basic formulae that is always useful is the classic kno flo overhead a little bit backlighted, fill card and depending on camera angle and kind of prouduct, two dedolights or peppers for little backlight punches here and there.
I guess that is all you need. Good luck.
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