Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with a light meter, part of Green Screen Techniques for Video and Photography.
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Abba Shapiro: Now, let's look at refining our lighting setup, making sure that our Key Light and…our Fill Light and our Back Light do exactly what we want them to do.…Now, we did a kind of a pre-setup before, but now we actually have the model in the…shot, and we can see how the different lights will light her.…Now, in this movie we're going to use a Light Meter, but if don't have a light meter don't…worry because in the next movie we're going to show you how to do the same thing using…the Histogram on your camera.…So the first thing I want to do is I want to make sure that my Key Light is at the luminance level that I want.…
So, the trick here is first, when using a Light Meter, depending on your camera, you're…probably going to set your shutter speed to either 1/125th of a second or 1/250th of a second.…I'm going to be using a Canon camera, so I like to shoot at 1/25th of a second, because…in reality, I'll be shooting a lot faster because these strobes go off in milliseconds,…and that's going to freeze my action.…
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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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