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Lighting dilemma

 

Hey all.

I have to shoot a performance on a stage about 3 x 2m with PMW500’s shooting 25p.  And I’ll take what ever shooting stop I can get!

The Lights can’t be more than 4m away because of the structure of the location.

To make matters worse the performers are using video projected on the wall behind.

Oh and I need to make this all happen from a 240v 30A ring main that will also have the PA on it.

I did something recently where I used Lite gear Litemat+ 4’s and was amazed at their output, but I’m not convinced the spill won’t make it difficult to see the projection,

I was wondering about Chroma Q Colour one Parcans to give me a more directional source at lower power and wondering if anyone has any experience.  I could probably squeeze about 12 out of my budget, 4 stage L and stage R FOH and 2 either side. 

Any thoughts greatly appreciated.

Michael


Michael Sanders
London Based DP.

+ 44 (0) 7976 269818




Graham Futerfas
 

Chimera’s with Honeycomb grids for your key light would help keep the spill off the projection screen. If you are good with soft LED key’s, I’d put a Sky Panel or two with chimera grids in front, but that’s not super cheap. Or maybe you can get honeycombs for the Lite-mats?

Best,
-Graham




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Director of Photography
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Peter Daffarn
 

Hi Michael,

Please be aware that this is a sales pitch from Photon Beard.
Have you seen our Highlight LED fixtures?
60 Deg Beam angle with plenty of light output.
You could add an intensifier and 30 Deg honeycomb to really control the light direction.
I think you would be OK with our HL90 which are only 90W each so using your 12 you get just 1,080 Watts or under 5Amps
Even if you went to the HL180 it would only be 10A.


Regards


Peter Daffarn
Managing Director
Projects Department Ltd
26 Woodlands Road
Camberley
Surrey
GU15 3NA

Tel +441276 681423
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Skype PDaffarn

 

Hey thanks Peter.

Any idea where I can hire a load for the 19th sept?

Michael Sanders: Director of Photography.  London based but works globally.

reel/credits/kit: www.mjsanders.co.uk    m: +44 (0) 7976 269818

On 2 Sep 2018, at 23:24, Peter Daffarn <peter@...> wrote:

Hi Michael,

Please be aware that this is a sales pitch from Photon Beard.
Have you seen our Highlight LED fixtures?
60 Deg Beam angle with plenty of light output.
You could add an intensifier and 30 Deg honeycomb to really control the light direction.
I think you would be OK with our HL90 which are only 90W each so using your 12 you get just 1,080 Watts or under 5Amps
Even if you went to the HL180 it would only be 10A.


Regards


Peter Daffarn
Managing Director
Projects Department Ltd
26 Woodlands Road
Camberley
Surrey
GU15 3NA

Tel +441276 681423
Mob +447867527394
Skype PDaffarn

 

Thanks Graham that might well work.. just exploring options...

Michael Sanders: Director of Photography.  London based but works globally.

reel/credits/kit: www.mjsanders.co.uk    m: +44 (0) 7976 269818

On 2 Sep 2018, at 23:10, Graham Futerfas <gfuterfas.cml@...> wrote:

Chimera’s with Honeycomb grids for your key light would help keep the spill off the projection screen. If you are good with soft LED key’s, I’d put a Sky Panel or two with chimera grids in front, but that’s not super cheap. Or maybe you can get honeycombs for the Lite-mats?

Best,
-Graham




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Graham Futerfas
Director of Photography
Los Angeles, CA
www.GFuterfas.com
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cleverson cassanelli
 

if you decide to go with directional lights
wont you interfer in the performance?
who maybe need a lowlight mood

i have a Litemat 4+ and this could be my choice.

doesnt making the lights as important as the performance.


Cleverson Cassanelli
DP/Brasil


2018-09-02 19:35 GMT-03:00 Michael Sanders via Cml.News <glowstars=me.com@...>:

Thanks Graham that might well work.. just exploring options...

Michael Sanders: Director of Photography.  London based but works globally.

reel/credits/kit: www.mjsanders.co.uk    m: +44 (0) 7976 269818

On 2 Sep 2018, at 23:10, Graham Futerfas <gfuterfas.cml@...> wrote:

Chimera’s with Honeycomb grids for your key light would help keep the spill off the projection screen. If you are good with soft LED key’s, I’d put a Sky Panel or two with chimera grids in front, but that’s not super cheap. Or maybe you can get honeycombs for the Lite-mats?

Best,
-Graham




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Graham Futerfas
Director of Photography
Los Angeles, CA
www.GFuterfas.com
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