Jump to content
jase

Lighting an outdoor sports scene - suggestions?

Recommended Posts

Hi folks,

during this winter I would like to shoot a small series of people who train no matter the weather conditions (cold / rain / snow). Trainings are defined by doing exercises on a yoga mat. I will shoot this with my GX80, maybe with a G85 because of weather sealing. However, it will be quite dark, so I know that without any lighting, I wont see shit. 

Yet, I am a total noob when it comes to lighting at all... Can you recommend me some light(s) which are:

- rainproof,

- as small as possible, or at least which can be packed small and

- are strong enough to light my scene?

What I have in mind is something like this:

fl.jpg.b7daf535e6e99ffab89c37ec9217f5c6.jpg

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
EOSHD Pro Color for Sony cameras EOSHD Pro LOG for Sony CamerasEOSHD C-LOG and Film Profiles for All Canon DSLRs

Consider a fixture with some throw (not an LED panel), and a tall stand with a fill-able bag.

 

Unless you want to spend the money on a waterproof fixture, just learn how to deploy/use rain hats.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A small unit with some throw (fresnel, S4 par, etc) on a tall lightweight stand with a sandbag should be all you need to emulate that sample. Maybe a bounce card to keep the subject's face up. 

Waterproof is tougher, but some cello screen or other rain cover shouldn't be too hard with just one light. You can even do the ole' golf umbrella in a c stand knuckle trick if you want to keep things streamlined.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...