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Black Paper Recommendations?
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Hi, I am planning to shoot an animation where I backlight black paper that I have poked holes into, similar to old school way of making outer space footage. I remember many years ago I had bought a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leah Land Jun 10.

Creative lighting for tight spaces?
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Hey all, was wondering if anyone has any experience or thoughts on setting up lights when you are shooting in a small room, but your set is pretty big.  I'm not sure if it's going to be possible for…Continue

Tags: lighting equipment, small spaces, lighting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leah Land Jul 19, 2016.

Suggestions for desert landscape close ups
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Hi this is my first post here and I am just starting to dabble in stop motion.  I have an idea for a film which requires a desert landscape with some plants. The landscape will be somewhat sandy and…Continue

Tags: water, breathing, sand, construction, landscape

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leah Land Apr 4, 2016.

 

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Leah Land replied to Leah Land's discussion Black Paper Recommendations?
"Also, is it harder to get pitch black shooting digital as opposed to film? I don't think I could ever shoot on film again due to the expense and risk of error."
Jun 10
Leah Land replied to Leah Land's discussion Black Paper Recommendations?
"Thanks so much for your suggestions Nick! I'm actually looking for standard letter size black paper or animation size paper. I will light it from behind against a light table. Or it least this is my initial idea, the ideas keep expanding for…"
Jun 10
StopmoNick replied to Leah Land's discussion Black Paper Recommendations?
"I used some thin black card, poked the pinholes, and lit it from behind. I put a sheet of tracing paper behind it to act as a diffuser, otherwise the angle of the light would have varied and not shone through the holes around the edges as well as in…"
Jun 10
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Black Paper Recommendations?

Hi, I am planning to shoot an animation where I backlight black paper that I have poked holes into, similar to old school way of making outer space footage. I remember many years ago I had bought a few sheets of some kind of special black paper to do exactly that. But I can't remember what kind of paper it was and I don't know if it is made any longer. I would like to have the background be extremely black like it is when I shoot against black velvet or wool. Any paper suggestions would be…See More
Jun 9

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