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Mixing different lights
Old 11-12-2003, 02:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I always hear about mixing different type lights ( tugsten/ holgen/ daylight)to get different feel. can someone please tell me how are they used together as far as the ratio and the set up goes. Also, when mixing light what kind of film should be used ( daylight or tungsten)? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]
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It's tricky to get accurate color balance when mixing tungsten and daylight, if not impossible. As far as ratio goes, again it depends. What is the scenario you are trying to shoot? A little bit of tungsten (desk lamp) will warm up a picture, but as a main light will make everything orange/yellow (DL film).

Regarding film, I think there's a much better selection of daylight (Astia especially) film than tungsten-balanced. So I would use daylight and a CC filter for tungsten shots. (Tungsten film looks weird even if CC'ed to daylight.)

Just my opinions, hope it points you in the right direction!
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Old 11-12-2003, 07:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Movies are a good reference as they often use sources of varying color temps within a scene. I'm an avid reader of American Cinematographer in which they discuss all that.
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That's a little more than one question. It is a dissertation on the use of light.

Try to skinny it down a bit, to get better responses.

Here's one comment, out of the several thousand possibilities:

Mixing tungsten and daylight, simply creates more of what we "visually" see. You may not think you "see" in different colors of light, but you do. The more trained you become, the more you are constantly aware of the colors of the light around you.

Uses of mixing tungsten and daylight include:

adding warmth to an image

neutralizing an off-color area

intensifying an area of color

creating motion aspects in a "sharp" image

Hope that's a start for you.

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