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Home Made MoCo Rig - Focus control
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Hey there all - i have been working on a number of MoCo goodies recently. Im just about at the testing stage for the focus control rigs and controller unit this week. It's a Arduino based 4 channel…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Tytherleigh Mar 25.

 

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Taylor E Browne commented on Phil m's photo
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"Love this (specially the texture of the clothes)."
Wednesday
Phil m replied to Devin's discussion Can I set up a minimal studio in a small space?
"Great job - looks like you are just about set to start having some fun!!!  Good luck Devin!!"
Oct 15
Phil m replied to MetalMadCat's discussion 3-light source kit - Looking for recommendations
"Well you could experiment with bouncing one into a big white board / polyboard to give you some nice ambient soft fill light..either from the front or above and then use the other lights to back light everything with stronger light -- try to avoid…"
Oct 1
Phil m replied to Devin's discussion Can I set up a minimal studio in a small space?
"I have made an animation on what really was an old door on top of a few paint tubs !! You could just clamp some small LED lights on these cheap light poles to the table top https://amzn.to/3aa2kPH If you have a hard wood or non carpet floor I would…"
Oct 1
Phil m replied to Kevin McMillan's discussion Is Dragonframe the best?
"And can control your lights too :)"
Sep 5
Phil m replied to MetalMadCat's discussion 3-light source kit - Looking for recommendations
"The Viltrox L116T definitely works for stop motion - I have a number in the bag that I use for all sorts of projects. Often I find them too bright for my needs and will ND gel them and or gaffa tape over half the light or more to control them a…"
Sep 5
Phil m replied to Hans Jacob Wagner's discussion The canon raw format CR2
"Indeed this is why its makes total sense to use lightroom to create high res jpg's from the Raws as the first step of the stop mo work flow. You can then harness the full power of the extra dynamic range and quickly play with luminosity of…"
Aug 12
Phil m replied to Daniel Paul's discussion Premiere Pro: Stitching together Frames ends up being "choppy"
"Davinci is definitely something to look into - It has come a long way since I last looked at it for sure! For the cost of a years subscription to Adobe CC you could have already bought DaVinci Resolve. "
Aug 4
Phil m replied to Daniel Paul's discussion Premiere Pro: Stitching together Frames ends up being "choppy"
"It is probably better to import the stills into After Effects and do you rig removal there, then export as high res pro res for premiere pro - proxies are super simple to make these days in prem and Its a good idea to do that -- simply select the…"
Aug 4
Phil m replied to Michael's discussion Camera/Lens combination advice?
"Well i guess experience is what i'm basing this on - I have a full set of lenses available when i shoot but i'm often fighting over the 35mm for the sets, so will use the 28mm & 35mm the most - then occasional tight head shot on the…"
May 27
Phil m replied to Michael's discussion Camera/Lens combination advice?
"The D lens would be great - you just need a cheap mount adaptor for the canon body - also the 550 is great so good choice - the 85mm is an amazing lens but i feel you might want to wait to get that as a 35mm would be better if your puppets are…"
May 27
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Run the jewels

walking in the snow - Stop Mo music video for Run the Jewels 2020lighting cameraman - Phil M
May 27
Simon Tytherleigh left a comment for Phil m
"We should sort out a date for you to come over - my moco rig is in the shed in the garden, so allowable under the current regulations. I am in Bradninch, just N of Exeter, easiest route is via J28 on the M5."
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"Hi Phil. Only just seen this, sorry for late reply!"
Apr 1
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At 1:58pm on April 1, 2021, Simon Tytherleigh said…

We should sort out a date for you to come over - my moco rig is in the shed in the garden, so allowable under the current regulations. I am in Bradninch, just N of Exeter, easiest route is via J28 on the M5.

At 1:56pm on April 1, 2021, Simon Tytherleigh said…

Hi Phil. Only just seen this, sorry for late reply!

 
 
 

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