I jumped on this project last minute as the light assistant/best boy. A very dedicated team of people have been working on it for over a year and this is round two of shooting the project.
Director: Ole Fredrik 'offe' Wannebo, DoP: Arne Vidar Stoltenberg, Gaffer: David Hortman Bøe. Pictures by me.
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Light setup was quite simple, but beautiful. Maxibrute with 1/2 CTB as moonlight and two small fresnels with 1/2 CTO, +real firelight and torches. After rigging I got a chance to take some pictures with a borrowed camera. I included my favorites below. Details about the lighting are further down.
How the lighting was done
Moonlight from a maxibrute on top of the hill not too far away. Magic arms with mafer clamps to secure the gel frame to the light. 1/4 diffusion + 1/2 CTB. Widn't use all the power because it was supposed to look realistic, and the firelight would be dominating in that case. We didn't use a HMI because this light let us split the power draw over 3 wall sockets.
Typical use of the 300w fresnel to boost the lighting from the practicals. 1/2 CTO, sometimes 1/2 ND (our dimmer broke).
650w fresnel dimmed down with 1/2 CTO to boost the firelight. Spotted to soften it a bit.
Other than that I would sometimes lay on the ground with torch in hand to boost the light wherever needed.
Hope you enjoyed! Fire any questions over at my twitter @tonivuc or in the comments!
I'm a freelance gaffer. I also do basic grip work.