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Old June 22nd, 2004, 10:15 PM   #1
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Some nice interview lighting in this program. Many different tools to achieve similar effects. I think Art Garfunkle's main light was a lowel pro behind a translucent pop-up. You can't get much more basic than that.

Did you notice the 4 Kinoflos surrounding Barbara Striesand for her interview? Lots of make-up, soft lighting and mist filter.

I have seen it for years now, but I can't stand the profile cutaway during interviews. This was the editing effect of the evening.
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Old June 23rd, 2004, 01:49 AM   #2
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I agree the profile cutaway is nothing new, but I thought the additional "high and wide" view that revealed the lights and cameras was a nice twist in that it wasn't just a handheld DV camera, but a locked-off, matching high-end camera.

I channel surfed on and off the show, but thought it was nicely done regardless.
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Old June 24th, 2004, 04:35 PM   #3
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I bet Babs insisted on that particular lighting for her interview - it's not too different from the way her films are lit.
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Old June 24th, 2004, 07:13 PM   #4
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<<<-- Originally posted by Charles Papert : I agree the profile cutaway is nothing new, but I thought the additional "high and wide" view that revealed the lights and cameras was a nice twist in that it wasn't just a handheld DV camera, but a locked-off, matching high-end camera.

I channel surfed on and off the show, but thought it was nicely done regardless. -->>>

I agree - I thought it was interesting to see how each interviewee was lit. Unfortunately I only was able to tape part of the show but I have to go back and watch carefully again. On the whole I thought it was a nicely edited show. Some of the commercial blocks were intolerable though! (yeah big surprise!)
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