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  1. Thread: shutter questions

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    In the US a general rule is the 180 shutter for...

    In the US a general rule is the 180 shutter for a traditional amount of motion blur. This keeps it as a fluid looking image that is similar to how the human eye perceives things. Europe uses 172.8...
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    RED is the only camera that comes to mind to have...

    RED is the only camera that comes to mind to have the safe eject media protocol.
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    Looks beautiful Frank. I love the way you lit...

    Looks beautiful Frank. I love the way you lit the whole space with use of practicals. That location is a star on its own. Looks very natural (as in not over lit) and has great contrast. Do you...
  4. Thread: Reel 2018

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    You're very welcome. It sounds like you want to...

    You're very welcome. It sounds like you want to Direct and DP though. You should have different demo reels for what you're applying for. If you're looking to be a DP as in a normal narrative DP...
  5. Thread: Reel 2018

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    You do beautiful work David. But you have to...

    You do beautiful work David. But you have to decide before you make your reel what you want to do. If you want to DP cut all the color grading wipe transitions. If you want to color use those to...
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    A common practice is to shoot from the shadow...

    A common practice is to shoot from the shadow side, or use up stage key lighting. The key side would be the side pink, grey, green or whatever mood you're going for. If reframing for a profile...
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    In the world where you don't get the opportunity...

    In the world where you don't get the opportunity to control your image in post as most indies are, I like to make the choices in camera. However digitally can have the flexibility and also avoid the...
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    This comes as a surprise. A lot of the films of...

    This comes as a surprise. A lot of the films of his I'm familiar with have his trademark glow.
  9. Thread: Stacking filters

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    I put diffusion closest to the lens to avoid...

    I put diffusion closest to the lens to avoid ghosting and ND or IR on the outside.
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  11. If you can find Norms in the UK they're also a...

    If you can find Norms in the UK they're also a nice budget option.
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    If I were to stick my nose in here I would agree...

    If I were to stick my nose in here I would agree that for me IQ is most often more important to me than being perfectly housed and having focus and front diameter being truly consistent. In a fast...
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    WTB: Quasar Science 4ft or 2ft Bi Color

    Would love to purchase some lightly used Quasar Science Bi Color Led Tubes. I'm looking for Crossfades or the older Bi Color 2 switch models in 4ft or 2ft.

    Located in Los Angeles and can pickup...
  14. I like it as well and don't think the pools in...

    I like it as well and don't think the pools in the eyes are bad. It's soft, moody, and still flattering light. If the darkness in the eyes did bother you however you could always move that 18TD top...
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    The unadapted and faux anamorphic Iron Glass...

    The unadapted and faux anamorphic Iron Glass versions cover the Ursa Mini 4.6k S35 sensor no problem. I regularly use the 37, 58, 85 Russian lenses specifically for their flare and vintage quality. ...
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    They have a beautiful vintage look and they have...

    They have a beautiful vintage look and they have great flares and character. The bokeh is very textured in a good way especially in the 58mm. However I noticed they flare quite easily and compared...
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    The lenses mentioned are spherical lens as well. ...

    The lenses mentioned are spherical lens as well. They just have a faux anamorphic adaptation with a oval aperture and internal color tinting. My point was why wouldn't they look good?
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    I think any glass is a good match for the Ursa...

    I think any glass is a good match for the Ursa Mini 4.6k. I have the 37mm, 58mm, 85mm spherical versions and they're great for specific projects. I have a EF mount so you just need a M42 to EF...
  19. I had a DIT unable to mount a SSD in the reader...

    I had a DIT unable to mount a SSD in the reader before. I put the SSD back in the camera and played back some clips and then recorded a few new seconds on it. After that the SSD mounted just fine. ...
  20. I also don't see a drastic color shift between...

    I also don't see a drastic color shift between set ups. It may be in part to your lights as well. It looks like you're on the wider side of the nikons. 20, 28? I struggle to get that wide on a...
  21. My version is definitely softer than my Nikon AI...

    My version is definitely softer than my Nikon AI primes even at 5.6, which is to be expected though to some degree. I have the Bayonet 77mm 2.6-2.8 version. I'm not sure if others have noticed some...
  22. Option one: Count the number of clicks. You...

    Option one: Count the number of clicks. You could look up the f stops it will hit. (For example 2 clicks = 2.8) Option 2: Since I couldn't find a smart adapter for Nikon G to EF sadly I would sell...
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    Nice work Paul! I really like your lighting and...

    Nice work Paul! I really like your lighting and use of windows and practicals in the frame. I also find your color temperature choices interesting. I often work with roughly with the same range...
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    I use a diff'd 1x1 Panel when I need something...

    I use a diff'd 1x1 Panel when I need something battery powered. I prefer a soft backlight for interviews. It helps to avoid hotspots on the upper forehead. Bald men are especially tough to back...
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    It's pretty ballsy to compare the pocket to 35mm.

    It's pretty ballsy to compare the pocket to 35mm.
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