Agumenting day light (5 replies and 5 comments)
In one your film " unbroken" in a restaurant scene you used more than 15 or more eighteen (18) K s lighting bouncing from outside around windows in the second floor...at the same time you used just few 1.2 hmi s inside to agument the available light in the 3rd floor class room in the film "Doubt"...where the putting light through window was not possible....but the result looked stunning sir.....if you can do it bouncing around few lights inside and augmenting the existing day light why punching light and bouncing it from out side .... The budget and the effort also minimum if you use the day light to argument...even the shooting days double ..
Thank you sir .
Attaching the film DOUBT and unbroken
Sir it s not argument it's
*If you use the day light and use lights to agument
We shot the set for 'Doubt' using the natural daylight because there was no need to augment it. The room was high up and open to the sky. The location we used for the restaurant in 'Unbroken' was on the first floor (in UK terminology - second floor in US) and it was surrounded by tall buildings. Consequently there was very little light reaching into the room and the table we chose was quite far from the windows. We started shooting that scene early in the morning as we had a couple of other scenes to shoot in the same day. It happened to be heavily overcast that day and raining so I was glad for every one of my 18Ks!
Sir just wanted to know how you controlled your bounce from inside ...
If small lamps used from inside the class room for agument the Doubt scene how it was done sir....am just curious....becz if one light bounced means all contrast gone.....same point you mentioned in Sicario opening sequence sir...I also get the same thing sir...I find very difficult to agument the out door source by introducing interior bouncing sir.
That's why I wanted an insight and curious from you sir.....i wanted to know from a master...thank you sir.
Usually they hung kino Flo s with diffusion above the window( inside and above the frame) from where the out door light source coming ...simply to agument or extend the window source latitude...am not commenting on that....but sir you use bounce sources and To my knowledge you used few lamps to bounce from inside...these are the questions I have sir...i also love to bounce to agument a window source instead of placing Kinoshita which I find little harsh and not a kind of my light but if bounced by hmi s how to control or direction of the bounce so that it will etches the subject .
Plz sir... starting to learn.
I sometimes will bounce a lamp into bleached muslin that is stretched to the side of a window if that area is not in shot. I didn't do that on 'Unbroken' but I did use bounce boards to 'catch' the light coming though the windows and direct it as if it were naturally bouncing off a table or the floor. I find this feels more natural but it is not always enough.
Thank you sir