INOVAŽ STS Headlamp from Nite IzeŽ (fadvert) at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > And Now, For Something Completely Different... > Show Your Work

Show Your Work
Let's see what you're doing!


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old February 26th, 2015, 11:57 AM   #1
Regular Crew
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Preston UK
Posts: 32
INOVAŽ STS Headlamp from Nite IzeŽ (fadvert)

Take a look at my advert, all feedback appreciated and if you think it's worth sharing, share away!


Many thanks,
Andre Bisson.
André Bisson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old February 26th, 2015, 03:03 PM   #2
Major Player
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: San Jose, California
Posts: 858
Re: INOVAŽ STS Headlamp from Nite IzeŽ (fadvert)

I had a very hard time seeing what was going on because the exposure was so dark. I understand that you're trying to show the headlamps in their element, but perhaps staging a few shots and using scenarios that have more practical lighting would work better. A strong hard backlight from high up could simulate moonlight and outline the talent. Putting them around a campfire would also be believable. As a camper, I use lights like this to do dishes at night, find gear, read in the tent. I also use it for work around the house as well (plumbing). Mechanics could use these, home inspectors, etc. This will give you more scenarios that have better ambient light.
You might also consider renting or hiring a DP with a Sony A7s, the low-light champ. You'll still have a wicked contrast difference between the lamp and a dark background though.
The lights overload the camera sensor when pointed straight at it. Lowering the contrast by adding fill light would really help. If the scenes must be done at night, consider dusk. Slightly underexposed, it will help sell the illusion of a bright headlamp and a dark evening.
Oren Arieli is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > And Now, For Something Completely Different... > Show Your Work

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:35 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network