Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting a black studio, part of Video Gear: Lighting.
- Let's continue our look at using backdrops.…And joining me is Director of Photography Kevin Bradley.…How are you doing Kevin?…- Good to be here Rich.…- Thanks.…And what we're going to do right now…is work with a portable backdrop system.…Kevin, what are some reasons…to use a portable black backdrop.…Have you ever been in the field and need one of these.…- There's a ton of reasons why you would…want to use a backdrop like this…as opposed to a big fabric backdrop.…For one thing, when you're going on the road…it makes no sense to carry a huge backdrop…which usually comes in a big bag.…It's very, very heavy material.…And then also you need a support system…to support that sort of thing.…
So what this does is it really splits the difference.…It gives you something that's portable…and yet has a decent amount of size to it…so it will actually be a cheap,…fast, easy fill in.…- Why don't we go ahead and set this up.…We're going to use the Lumapop from Digital Juice…and we're going to use the black side,…for a negative space, so let's go ahead and do it.…
- Lighting with LEDs
- Creating affordable textured backdrops
- Creating a hand-cut gobo
- Using precut metal gobos and virtual gobos
- Lighting with the Lume Cube
- Shooting pure white and pure black backdrops
- Using small portable and battery-operated lights
Skill Level Intermediate
Corporate and Documentary Video Lightingwith Eduardo Angel28m 52s Intermediate
DSLR Video Tips: Cameras & Lenseswith Richard Harrington8h 13m Intermediate
1. Lighting with LEDs
2. Creating Textured Backdrops Using Only Lights, Part 1
3. Creating Textured Backdrops Using Only Lights, Part 2
4. Lighting with the Lume Cube
5. How Do I Shoot a Pure White Backdrop?
6. Using Small Lights
7. How Do I Shoot a Pure Black Backdrop?
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