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I've Tried Everything - Flickering Issues...
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Getting ready to film a feature and I can't get rid of flickering issues. Have been watching Youtubers and reading blogs so I've blacked out everyting, using LEDs, have cranked my Fs up high as they…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Sep 23, 2020.

 

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StopmoNick replied to First City Films's discussion I've Tried Everything - Flickering Issues...
"Flicker Free type software works pretty well if it is an overall change in brightness with all lights changing by the same amount.  Or with the exposure in the camera being changed. I tested one, as a plug-in for After Effects, Flicker Fixer I…"
Sep 23, 2020
First City Films replied to First City Films's discussion I've Tried Everything - Flickering Issues...
"I appreciate your reply. I built all the light rigs myself based on a Roger Dekins model, but I didn't include a dimmer option and am now regretting it. Thank you for responding. I've purchased Flicker Free and did some testing on it…"
Sep 23, 2020
Simon Tytherleigh replied to First City Films's discussion I've Tried Everything - Flickering Issues...
"Have you dimmed your LED lights? They work on PWM, which basically turns them off and on so quickly the human eye only sees a dimmer light. Some cheap LEDs do it quite slowly. You can get 10K PWM dimmers, which switch at 10,000 times a second. Have…"
Sep 23, 2020
First City Films replied to First City Films's discussion I've Tried Everything - Flickering Issues...
"Thank you, Nick. Have you ever used the program "Flicker Free"? Any thoughts?  Testing a bunch today. May have to go down to a rental house and get a lunch box."
Sep 23, 2020
StopmoNick replied to First City Films's discussion I've Tried Everything - Flickering Issues...
"It looks very much like the flicker I got that turned out to be due to small fluctuations in the AC power.  I used an old analog  multimeter in front of the camera to test it.  It was clipped onto the mains power that powered the…"
Sep 22, 2020
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I've Tried Everything - Flickering Issues...

Getting ready to film a feature and I can't get rid of flickering issues. Have been watching Youtubers and reading blogs so I've blacked out everyting, using LEDs, have cranked my Fs up high as they will go and my SS down to the point of blowing out the picture (but found my best results at F11 and SS 1/3) on my Sony A77 with Zeiss 85mm. Still have some issues...see attached. Nothing auto is turned on. Any advice?  Thank you in advance.See More
Sep 22, 2020

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