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2 comments on “Entry 478”

  1. Love this video! You are obviously great at manipulating the light outside as well as inside, which is hard. Great job! I need to learn how to do that

  2. Thank you David!
    Being honest it's not that much about manipulating the light than timing the shoot according to the location. If you look at the video at 1:00 - luck: unit is bright enough to reflect the incoming light. Timing: the Sun is high enough to have blue sky, but still the light hits the balcony floor, that reflecting back from ceiling to floor etc..makes the whole room bright enough to have dynamic range around 10-11 steps. Just like GH5s is capable of.
    Then you step to 1:05 and there we use what we call "double exposure". The camera is on an electric slider. With that I can shoot this clip twice with same speed - once set to interior, once set to exterior lights. Editing gets time consuming there! 🙂 you have to cut all windows and stay with the flow of the clip...
    If you need extra light I can tell you by being on the set of a Hollywood level production some days ago, that easiest way to add light to a room if you point a very strong light to the dark side wall to balance the different between exterior and interior lighting. You choose the angle of lighting by the angle of your camera ...
    I hope it gave you some ideas 🙂

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