The second in a series of tests in preparation for a series of interviews that I’ll be working on filming for my church. In the last test, I was working with some cobbled together hot lights (shop lights with home-made barn doors, diffusers, etc). I determined that I needed “real” lights, so I picked up a couple fluorescent 900w equivalent continuous lights with softboxes, diffusers, etc. Since they’re color balanced at 5500K, it means they’ll mix with sunlight, or with speedlite strobes without gelling. I should also be able to avoid setting custom white balance.
Test video clip:
Here are some lighting setup shots:
And here’s a link to the HD video clip on Vimeo: http://www.vimeo.com/11495398