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Old January 10th, 2010, 08:06 AM   #1
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How did they set the light here?

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How did they set the light to achieve this kind of photography?

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Old January 10th, 2010, 09:48 AM   #2
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Looks like a very hard top light. Given the size of the space, and the size of the light pool on the floor, looks like maybe a 10k up high on a crane or something. Tracking along with his movements. His forehead is blown out, and other things right at the top of the frame a blown out. Light was probably skirted to reduce spill.

Also looks like the video got a "bleach bypss" look to increase contrast and black the shadows down.
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Old January 10th, 2010, 05:48 PM   #3
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Could also be a followspot mounted in the truss with a human operator tracking him as you can see a brief instant where he moves one way and the light moves the other. But as Perrone said without a doubt a hard light high but its the motion tracking thats really interesting.
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Old January 17th, 2010, 03:31 PM   #4
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They did a pretty good job right?
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Old January 17th, 2010, 04:45 PM   #5
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They did a pretty good job right?
If that's the look they wanted, then yes they did a nice job. If they wanted it to look like a good wedding video, then clearly they failed... :)
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Old January 17th, 2010, 05:30 PM   #6
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lol Perrone
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