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Lighting Cameraman
Lighting Cameraman

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Challenge: Environmental Portrait (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
Location: 21st Century/FOX Studios Stage 19
Date: May 10, 2006
Aperture: 5.0
ISO: 800
Shutter: 40
Galleries: Portraiture
Date Uploaded: May 10, 2006

Joe Pannella, Director of Photography ( or as the title suggests, the English equivelent) of "Pepper Dennis", a 21st/FOX show (flop).

Joe let me light this during lunch, and was gracious enough to sit for me.

The bg camera is a Panavision 35mm workhorse (dinosaur) of the industry. The camera on the dolly is the newest Panavision HD for our show.

RAW= Curves

PS= Levels, mask model, erase model layer,reduce, sharpen model only keeping other elements soft, reversed usm to bring out shadows, cloned two distracting pixels, dodged eyes a bit.

Place: 37 out of 190
Avg (all users): 6.2560
Avg (commenters): 6.2500
Avg (participants): 6.0303
Avg (non-participants): 6.3617
Views since voting: 1757
Views during voting: 319
Votes: 207
Comments: 12
Favorites: 1 (view)

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05/27/2006 03:13:05 PM
Strong finish, AH! I like everything about this except the crop or frame is a bit tight. Lighting is great. :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/19/2006 08:55:18 AM
I want his camera!!!
05/18/2006 11:13:05 PM
id like this better if i could see the whole camera
05/18/2006 11:05:35 AM
This is a good environmental portrait! Perfect for this challenge.
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05/18/2006 02:02:42 AM
this is a really good shot showing all that we need to know 6
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05/17/2006 10:49:28 PM
The idea is good but the light and shadows aren't....more of a snapshot
05/17/2006 11:56:02 AM
nice detail, color, composition, -9-
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05/16/2006 06:09:48 PM
Too bad about that lighting in the rear. Nice shot!
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05/16/2006 10:25:23 AM
Always a sucker for pictures taken on set...this is a nice one.
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05/15/2006 04:04:58 PM
Nice balance between environment and portrait.
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05/15/2006 03:35:55 PM
Guessing the has to be American-Horse:) It's a good study that I'd like to get more our of, maybe the lit wall behind is drawing too much attention away from him.
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05/15/2006 06:01:17 AM
excellent...meets the challenge well...I hope this does well for you
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