Black Clothing is blowing out the blacks. by chris pike 4 months ago Hello, please see photo, which is is still from a video shoot with a Canon 5d iii. The black leggings are blowing out the blacks. You can't tell which leg is in front. Any suggestions from a lighting,
Quick way to raise camera 10' by chris pike 5 months ago Hi. The tallest tripod I can find goes about 6 feet. I'd like the ability to raise the camera to about 10' and shoot down at an angle. Must be relatively quick change. I could get 10' feet up with a j
Re: Quick way to raise camera 10' by chris pike 5 months ago I found a connector that lets me put a ball head camera mount on top of a C-stand. We did a quick shoot, and there doesn't appear to be shaking in the video. Thanks for the ideas.
youtube studio mic setup by Joel Conder 7 months ago Hey guys, I m a professional cameraman editor so do know a fair amount about audio but struggling to come up with the best set up for our new YouTube studio at home. So the setup is me and my 2 kids s
Re: youtube studio mic setup by chris pike 6 months ago Hi Ty, I just bought your Cd "Audio bootcamp Field guide..." I look forward to reading it. I was wondering if you have a message board where I can ask you some additional questions about audio I am cu
How to gel a window with panes from inside by chris pike 8 months ago I'm doing a shoot on the third floor of an old office building with too much light coming in the windows. I dont' have access to the windows from outside. The two windows have eight panes each. It wou
Why does my arm dissappear? Wierd by chris pike 9 months ago These are screen shots from video. Shot this with a Canon 5D mark iii. The cameraman said, hey your arm is dissappearing, during the shoot. So it wasn't a postproduction issue.
Re: Why does my arm dissappear? Wierd by chris pike 9 months ago Thanks for the help everyone. I understand now how the disappearance of my arm is really a form of motion blur. I won't attempt to shoot in this location again with that bright background. It was too
Bi colored versus daylight LEDs by chris pike 10 months ago From my experience, I would argue that bicolored LEDs are not a good use of money. You are better of buying a daylight LED and throwing a CTO gel on it. What is your opinion You will get more power wi
Does rendering improve export? by chris pike 10 months ago I have some artifacts of my editing in the export. They are little blips of specks of black, that have no reason to be there. I wonder whether, if I render the project first, maybe PP will have an eas
Re: Does rendering improve export? by chris pike 10 months ago Thanks to everyone who replied to my question. I learned a lot about rendering. As for my original problem, I was seeing a black artifact that flashed on my screen. I saw it when it played in my timel
Are these lights worthless? by chris pike 10 months ago A year ago I started making videos, and I bought these two lights by Fovitec Studio Pro https: www.amazon.com dp B00O9RH38W ref=psdc_3347881_t2_B00GNLO83A They claimed to have a 93 CRI. I now know the
Re: Are these lights worthless? by clyde villegas 5 months ago Hi Todd. I'm not an expert in lighting. Can you compensate low CRI by increasing saturation vibrance in post I just ordered a couple of cheap lighting fixtures (for the lowest budgeted projects; I usu
Do my LED lights have a green spike? by chris pike 10 months ago Hello, I have been in video production for a year now. I have picked up a collection of nine LED panels, new and used. I have two different brands in this collection. I have new panels and panels that
Re: Do my LED lights have a green spike? by chris pike 10 months ago Yes, I guess a light meter that can see the spectrum is in the $2000. What qualifies as a "decent monitor" I have an atamos Ninja recorder, which has a five inch screen, but I guess that isn't what yo