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The King of Daylight Brightness — An Introduction to HMIs

Par Rubidium Wu — 15 octobre 2019 à 13:00

You'll find HMIs doing the heavy lifting on almost every big Hollywood film set — lighting daytime exteriors, diffused windows, and turning night into day.

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Using Lighting Effects in Premiere Pro

Par Robbie Janney — 14 octobre 2019 à 14:00

Here's how to bring artificial light into your project with the Lighting Effects tool in Premiere or overlaying light leaks and lens flares.

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Exploring the Emotion and Beauty Behind Uplighting

Par Rubidium Wu — 9 octobre 2019 à 13:00

Uplighting is a great tool in any DP or gaffer's tool kit. Let’s look at the main ways uplighting gets used (and misused) in cinematography.

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Exciting New Prospects for Lighting Your Future Set

Par Rubidium Wu — 7 octobre 2019 à 13:00

In the wake of the multiple announcements at this year's IBC, let's look at some of the newest and craziest lights about to hit the market.

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A Cheap Trick for Lighting a Daylight Interior Car Scene

Par Lewis McGregor — 25 septembre 2019 à 13:00

Here are a few techniques to master the subtleties of lighting a car interior in daylight — without breaking your budget.

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Three Quick Tips for Filming in the Midday Sun Without Diffusion Tools

Par Lewis McGregor — 18 septembre 2019 à 14:00

Here's some advice on how to use natural light when shooting various exterior (and interior) scenes either low- or no-budget.

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Creamsource presents European debut of SpaceX Studio Fixture at IBC2019

Par Denise Williams — 6 septembre 2019 à 23:08

Creamsource, the pioneering advanced lighting technology company, formerly known as Outsight, will publicly showcase the extremely popular Creamsource SpaceX for the first time in Europe, on the Lights Camera Action (LCA) Stand #12.D39 at IBC2019. This brand-new approach to toplighting in an ergonomic and lightweight form factor — coupled with radical value — sets this ...

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Making Cinema Lights and Practicals Work Together

Par Rubidium Wu — 28 août 2019 à 13:00

Practical lighting vs. cinematic lighting — this article examines how to use practical lighting to create a cinematic look.

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The Simple, Stable Solution to Rigging Your Lights Anywhere

Par Rubidium Wu — 11 juillet 2019 à 14:00

So how can you position your lights exactly where you want them — without the shooting environment constraining your setup?

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Follow Fill: The Simple Solution to Lighting a Difficult Scene

Par Rubidium Wu — 5 juillet 2019 à 14:00

Lighting a moving subject and staying out of frame is always difficult. The solution to this problem is easy: follow fill.

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The Advantages of Hard Light and the Benefits of Using It on Set

Par Rubidium Wu — 21 juin 2019 à 14:00

You can create dramatic compositions by bouncing hard light off something to make it soft, and create sharp edges and punchy, bold images.

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Why Filmmakers and Photographers Prefer to Use Soft Light

Par Rubidium Wu — 19 juin 2019 à 13:00

In this article, we take a look at why most filmmakers and photographers prefer to light their subjects with large, soft light sources.

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Inside the Electric Department: Lighting, Tools, and Safety Skills

Par Caleb Stephens — 6 juin 2019 à 13:00

The Electric Department is the backbone of any production. Let's look at the roles, tools, and responsibilities behind safely powering a set.

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On the Market: Five Great Key Lights for Five Different Budgets

Par Tanner Shinnick — 9 mai 2019 à 14:00

Today we’re going to take a look at five favorite key lights, with accompanying diffusion materials, for every budget range.

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Uplighting: Why Mobile DJs Should Care About Basic Lighting Aesthetics

Par Jon Strader — 10 avril 2019 à 03:32

At weddings and other events, some really basic uplighting can make an event feel incredibly more immersive. In today's article, veteran mobile DJ Jon Strader shares his advice on uplighting at mobile gigs.

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How to Shoot a Green Screen for Perfect Chroma Keying

Par Todd Blankenship — 19 mars 2019 à 13:00

Shooting video on a blue or green screen can be tricky. We've rounded up some tips to help you successfully pull the cleanest key possible.

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How Documentary Filmmakers Make Synthetic Light Look Natural

Par Lyndsay Knecht — 16 novembre 2018 à 13:00

On low-budget documentary shoots, protecting the environment means careful use of natural light. But what if timing ruins a moment the crew can't recreate?

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Breaking: Aputure Releases Their New Line of Light-Shaping Accessories

Par Robbie Janney — 28 août 2018 à 19:04

Aputure has released 5 new accessories that will elevate your lighting game to a whole new level. Here's what you need to know.

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Free Practical Lighting Techniques for a Cinematic Look

Par Zach Ramelan — 1 août 2018 à 13:00

You don’t need an expensive lighting set up to get a cinematic look. Here are some simple tips to make dramatic lighting with household practicals.