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Old April 8th, 2012, 10:19 AM   #1
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Lighting tips and stuff

The idea for this thread is to exchange tips, techniques, equipment recommendations etc., for a limited crew and small budget documentary productions. Productions where a cameraman is also a lighting person.

What essentials should be carried in a lighting bag to cover variety of lighting situations; what works in tight spaces; DIY equipment - anything with minimalist lighting in mind is welcomed.

Also other links on this subject are welcomed.
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Old April 8th, 2012, 11:12 AM   #2
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Good idea Adrian. I started posting lighting setups on my blog before things got too hectic. I plan on doing more in the future. Here is the first one I posted called "steal this setup"
Steal this setup – awesomeshot.net
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Old April 9th, 2012, 07:25 AM   #3
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How to light a group of people sitting around a table:

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Old April 9th, 2012, 07:31 AM   #4
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Several cheap video lighting solutions by Videomaker.com :

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Old April 11th, 2012, 08:51 AM   #5
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LIGHTING OUTDOORS > Lighting outdoors?
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