O.k o.k I know the title is setting me up for a major fall buy hey I’ve got to get your attention!
Is this in the best place or should I move it to user videos??
I have been a busy bee!!!!!!
Here is my first video of my “Cellar Transformation Project” (cellar to studio).
First of all I am using (WMM 2.1) (Windows XP) on my 20th century P.C so I am not trying to create a great video here or impress anyone. I realise this is crap but I have just done it quickly to show you what I have been up to since joining and learning from you guys on here.
I have added a bit of music (Beethoven) to hopefully make it a bit more of an enjoyable watch.
I am not too bad with (WMM) but having problems with imported Beethoven?Tried wma, mp3 even tried saving movie file and adding it after with no other audio but still tends to jump in parts? Sorry about this I am still learning Sony Vegas big learning curve at least WMM 2.1 enables me to get something done for now to show you but I have no audio editing control. Plus my computer is really old now (10 + years)
My goals are:
1 – Create studio
2 – Build lighting kit and learn about light
3 – Then master my camera (ie) learn about manual controls
4 – Learn how to capture and import video Vegas
5 – Learn how to use Vegas
Anyway sorry about jumping music!!!! Go easy on me Tim !!!!!!!!!!
I have had so much helpful advice off everyone especially Tim, Midnight along with Rembrandt Rob, Paulears and many others. I literally can’t thank you all enough.
Hey midnight you won’t see my special blue background curtain on this video I had to send it back and swap it for a continuous 3 meter piece to fit studio (error on my part). I will make sure to show it on future updates of my studio/project. You will love the colour Midnight!!! Hence your name.
Hey Tim you will see now that I can do the 3 things you recommended to separate myself from background curtain to give good 3 point lighting.
1 - Move well away from the background curtain
2 - Light the background curtain separately
3 - Backlight myself.
It has been some much fun this trying to do my best on my limited budget my ebay mate has saved the day by sourcing the cheap duvets and duvet covers for me! Lots of disasters along the way but that is what makes it such fun.
Allergic to duvets before putting in 100% cotton covers!(Don’t laugh Midnight!)
The whole studio collapsing on me after cup hooks came away from ceiling.
Clamp lights springing off stands and bulbs smashing along with countless other mishaps.
But I was determined to do my best with this as this studio is not just for my “Secret Cat” project but for many future ideas too it is very exciting for me this guys plus finding this forum has been a joy (I am not leaving here!)
If you like my budget collapsible studio hopefully you will like my budget 3-point lighting light set up!!!! I have used all manner of things to make it including mic stands, black mount board, heat resistant cinefoil and bulldog clips.. It’s a real “Blue Peter” set up .All Rembrandt Rob’s advice has been noted and acted on. However the Ianiro ICE units or Photoflex Starlight units are on my Christmas list but for now go to get something done with what I have!
Thanks anyone in advance who takes the time to watch my video and leave any comments.
P.s – Budget 3 point lighting kit video to follow very shortly along with its first light test with photofloods and cat makeup/outfit.