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Creative lighting for tight spaces?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leah Land Jul 19, 2016. 16 Replies

Hey all, was wondering if anyone has any experience or thoughts on setting up lights when you are shooting in a small room, but your set is pretty big.  I'm not sure if it's going to be possible for…Continue

Tags: lighting equipment, small spaces, lighting

Suggestions for desert landscape close ups

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leah Land Apr 4, 2016. 9 Replies

Hi this is my first post here and I am just starting to dabble in stop motion.  I have an idea for a film which requires a desert landscape with some plants. The landscape will be somewhat sandy and…Continue

Tags: water, breathing, sand, construction, landscape

 

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"I just remembered, I believe in step #2 you add 3 pieces of wire instead. 1 down the torso, 1 across the arms, and 1 that arcs over the legs up through the pelvis. But the floral wire might be added as described earlier. (You may also need to…"
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Leah Land replied to Konovision's discussion Wire armature breakage
"I took a class last Summer on puppet fabrication with a teacher who works in the industry. She strongly recommended against twisting wire because of breakage issues.  I wish I had some diagrams to show you, but she never gave us any pamphlets…"
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Leah Land replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"thanks Nick!"
Jul 19, 2016
StopmoNick replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"Wide angle lens question - Yes, I use a 28mm wide angle lens for most of my wide shots.  Sometimes a 24mm."
Jul 18, 2016
Leah Land replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"Thanks! This is cool, but way too technical for me.  I'm still graduating from actual film to digital. would rather light it the old fashioned way :)"
Jul 18, 2016
Blackshore replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"We also had problems with lack of area problem for correct lightning setup.So we made a re-lightning method.It seperates specularity, diffuse, scatter and normals and then relight them in post.Inorder to do this however requires object to be shot…"
Jul 18, 2016
Leah Land replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"thanks, they look really great!"
Jul 16, 2016
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
Jul 16, 2016
Leah Land replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"thanks for the tip!"
Jul 16, 2016
Leah Land replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"thanks never heard of magic arms before, I will look it! "
Jul 16, 2016
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"Magic arms and clamps are good for attaching lamps. I use wardrobe rail for overhead bars."
Jul 16, 2016
Ian Harding replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"Hi Leah, I tend to have the lights centered or moved but they can be angled differently. As ordinary lamps flicker so not good to use!"
Jul 15, 2016
Leah Land replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"Thanks for all your help Nick! From what you suggested and from what it appears in your video it really seems like I need a larger space to shoot in which is what I've feared all along. Also, just wondering if you often use a wide angle lens…"
Jul 15, 2016
Leah Land replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"Thanks for the advice! my walls and ceiling are white so I can try bouncing the light around and see what happens. I may not be at this stage for a little while since I am still building everything. But I wanted some constructed advice on lighting…"
Jul 15, 2016
StopmoNick replied to Leah Land's discussion Creative lighting for tight spaces?
"If I picture the desert, I imagine a clear blue sky most of the time, and a strong sun which will cast hard shadows. (You know how it looks when you take photos of someone in strong sun, the highlights go really bright, and the shadows go black? You…"
Jul 14, 2016

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