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How are/were low-light scenes such as concerts shot on film?

I recently watched a video of Led Zeppelin in 1973 and it dawned on me that these were shot on film, and as a film photography hobbyist it dawned on me that the picture quality for handheld film at a ...
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How to export ambient occlusion shadows only from Arnold Maya rendering to do multi layers composites

I cannot find a way in Maya 2019 to create a rendering pass that only contains ambient occlusion generated shadows. I can do that with aiShadowMatte producing an expected alpha channel containing the ...
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Does anyone know why my lights aren't working at all in 4D cinema?

Imported from Vectorworks - I've switched on all lights, adjusted the brightness and nothing seems to be working. I also have LED screens and they don't seem to be working either]1
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Lighting in footage oscillates between warm tones and greenish tones

This is my first time posting on this forum. I do a lot of flatlay filming, timelapses, and my videos tend to have lots of cuts. I've noticed that my film gradually shifts between purple tones to ...
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Why do I keep getting videos darker than the frames from which they were made regardless of the software I use?

I have tried using both VSDC and VideoPad for editing videos, and both of them randomly darken the videos I put into them. Is this a common issue? If not, what information do you need me to give to ...
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How can I remove a spotlight effect from a MP4 captured from Youtube?

I want to fix a youtube video by capturing it an removing the spotlight effect. its a bright spot in the middle of the frame. I captured it as an MP4. How can I fix it?
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Looking for advice on lighting my set

I have a bit of a crappy set for my Youtube stuff and, recently, I had a small windfall of sorts and was able to buy some lightbulbs and clamp lights. No, I couldn't buy a proper lighting kit, (it was ...
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Improving auto exposure on Logitech C920

Here's the picture from my built in macbook webcam. Not amazing quality, but mostly correctly exposed. This is from a Logitech C920, which was highly recommended by the wirecutter. As you can see the ...
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Is there any way to get light flares in a canon m50 and its 15-45mm lens?

I recently got a canon m50 for recording music videos, and despite several bad reviews I have read, I think it works quite well generally. There are some things though that I do not like that I am ...
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What kind of lighting setup is this?

I'm looking to understand how this person did their lighting setups, what kind of filters they used, and angle of view (35mm equivalent focal length). From what I can see, there is a ring light and ...