Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Using constant lighting for photo and video, part of Green Screen Techniques for Video and Photography.
Rich Harrington: So, we just finished shooting strobes for shooting still only work, and that went great.…What we want to do is actually switch over to just shooting Constant Lighting for a moment, for video purposes.…Now, the reason why we've done this is couple of things here.…I want to have good even light on the set, and I want to be primarily shooting video,…but along the way I might grab some stills, and the thing is, is that there's some major…drawbacks to using strobes as a constant light source when it comes to the purposes of shooting video.…Abba Shapiro: Yeah, now, the purpose of using strobes is simply you want bright light, and you want a freeze action.…
Now, when you're shooting video, the lights aren't as bright, and you have to realize…that modeling lights are a different color temperature than these constant lights so…that you won't be balanced, and it will be tougher to get the quality of image that you want.…And also, a lot of strobes have fans to keep them cool, because they keep popping all the…
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- Why use green screen?
- Using a fabric, Flexfill, or Reflecmedia backdrop
- Lighting the green screen
- Establishing a relationship with the subject
- Shooting handheld
- Shooting with a DSLR
- Using a sync sound workflow
- Processing raw footage
- Creating transparency in Photoshop
- Removing the background
- Adjusting background focus
- Keying in Premiere Pro or After Effects
- Animating the camera
Skill Level Appropriate for all
After Effects CS6 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson8h 41m Beginner
Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
1. An Introduction to Green Screen
2. Prepping the Green Screen
3. Lighting the Subject
4. Working with the Subject
5. Best Shooting Practices for DSLR Video
6. Background Selection
7. Creating Backgrounds in a Nonlinear Editing Tool
8. Creating the Composite for Motion
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