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I'm going to build off of the setup in the attached picture for a hip hop cypher video. I'm going to build a 2 level pyramid stage for the rapper to stand on. The base will be a 5ft x 5ft square. He will be surrounded by 4 pillars (as seen in the picture) with 8 ft. kino bulbs attached to them. I want the key light to be a diffused top light, but controlled so that the field of light only covers roughly the perimeter of the 5'x5' stage. I don't want it to be a broad diffused light from the top that is hitting everything; I'm trying to create pockets of light and pockets of dark for a con
I'm lighting a scene similar to this scene from The Master. The ceiling is drywall and is painted pure white. To get a good top light, can I just bounce a lot of lights off the ceiling or do I need to rent muslin? Here's another visual reference, with warmer top light. I'm still not sure what temp to make the top light. Here's the location I'm working with location photo 1 (daylight-flash from still camera) location photo 2 (no flash) I'll have about 3 hours to pre-light with a crew of mostly inexperienced PA's, so ease of setup is a big factor.