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The best results I've achieved were using a light grey cyc or background instead of actual white. They bring the exposure up to where it looks white but you don't have to use nearly as much light on the subject to make them expose properly. We just used kino's with diffusion on the cyc and kino's with less diffusion on the subject with a solid backlight. The ...


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"If I set it to 1/25 (shutter speed) does that mean absolute maximum (or lowest setting)?" Yes, if it was a non-digital video camera. This rule applied to the old non-digital (film) video cameras where you cannot set shutter speed lower than the frame rate. Meaning that one celluloid was exposed for the full 1/25th of a second. Assuming 25fps. For digital ...


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I don't know this model, but in general video cameras don't use a physical shutter, but an electronic one. The aperture is always open and 'shuttering' means limiting the exposure time through blanking. So a setting less that the frame rate is effectively 'off'. As for 'spilling the same info onto several frames', that's only true if there's no motion in ...


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I have another idea, based on a cliff-jumping technique (which I can't remember the name of). 1) Decide on a suitably tall building that has roof access. 2) Get a rope that is a meter shorter than the building is tall. 3) Build a sturdy case for the iPhone, attached to one end of the rope. The case only needs to have one small hole for the camera lens. ...


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A dad and his young son sent an iPhone to space, had it fall back to earth and got it back safely. You could have a look at their rig for inspiration (basically a polystyrene box and a parachute).



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