Tag Archives: Lighting Tip

From: b-roll.net FORUM I’ve been having some problems recently – shot three interviews in the last week which have been orange. I white balanced before each interview – got the subject to hold up a white card in front of their face. All interviews were outdoors, shot with the sun behind the subject (backlight etc). […]

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It’s Getting HOT in Here!

I’m interested in the tricks you all use to warm up the image for interviews? I’ve tried a bastard amber gel on the 3200k light. It made the face almost too "warm" or orange. I’ve also heard about using a 1/4 CTB to white balance through. Does this work? I’ll take any tips and suggestions […]

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A Little Off the Top

From: Jeff Bush Asst. Chief Photojournalist, KTNV Make every interview look like you brought out one of the lights in your kit. Time can be a factor sometimes in our job and we need use a Frezzi instead. I’ve mounted my Frezzi on a light stand. Now, I have good lighting wherever I go. No […]

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TIP | Moons Over My Hammy

From: Kevin Johnson, WVEC, Norfolk, VA During hurricane coverage in North Carolina, we piggy backed live shots with a station in Raleigh. Their photog set up the shot with some creative touches. First, we put ourselves in a gazebo. This may sound like we were trying to wimp out in the rain, but with 40-50 […]

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Cave Lighting

From: Bob Murdock WFXT-Boston Here’s a quick light tip for the DVC/PRO crowd, although I think almost anyone with state of the art gear could benefit from this. Recently I got to shoot a nat piece 300ft underground with tunnel minors (called “sand hogs”) who are digging a 17mile tunnel for a new water system […]

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