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How to Solve Reflection Issues in Virtual Studio Green Screens?

With the rise of self-media and virtual chroma-keying technology, more schools, institutions, and companies are adopting virtual studios. These studios use limited physical space to create limitless virtual scenes, allowing for dynamic scene changes. Many virtual studios now use green screens as their chroma key background. However, a common issue arises during video keying where subjects’ faces appear green-tinted. What

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Handling the Shadows in Studios: 5 Proven Lighting Techniques and a Better Solution

In a studio filled with many light fixtures of varying intensities and positions, shadows can easily form, detracting significantly from the visual quality of the footage. Mastering the art of studio lighting arrangement to minimize on-screen shadows is a challenge every lighting designer must address. This blog post aims to share viable methods for tackling shadows. 1. Soften Altering the

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Requirements for the Lighting Projects Design of Different Types of Studios

1. News Studios News studios must have a ceiling height of no less than 3 meters. A height of 3.5 meters is preferable for hanging lighting fixtures to achieve optimal lighting distribution. For spaces taller than 4 meters, the design may include a lighting grid layer. Generally, fixed aluminum tracks are installed. Background lights and backlights are mounted on sliding

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5 Tips on the Lighting Setup in Studios with Low Ceiling Heights

For studios with low ceilings, the limited vertical space poses a challenge for lighting layout and the choice of fixtures. We often encounter large studios that only have about 3 meters of ceiling height. In such environments, it’s essential to make effective use of space while ensuring even lighting distribution to avoid unnecessary shadows or excessive reflection. This article offers

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How to Correct Static Character Flaws Through Lighting Techniques

In studio photography, capturing static subjects is a common scenario. Some physical imperfections of static characters can be artificially corrected and improved through skillful lighting arrangements to achieve better photography outcomes. This article explores techniques to address common issues, aimed at enhancing your studio photography. 1. Hair When hair appears too bright, first reduce the lighting contrast and backlight to

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4 Installation Methods for Studio Lighting Setup: A Practical Guide

Studio environments, due to their specialized nature, generally have strict requirements for renovations, especially concerning the studio lighting design schemes. So, how should studio lighting be designed and installed during the actual renovation process? The first step is to determine the specific installation method for the lighting fixtures. The installation method needs to be decided based on the studio room’s

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How to Choose Lighting Fixtures for Conference Rooms

Conference rooms are environments that often require a lot of lighting fixtures. Then what characteristics should the lighting in a conference room have, and how do you choose the most suitable fixtures? In a conference room, it’s best to use as few types of fixtures as possible, aiming for simplicity. The goal is to meet the requirements for room illumination

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3 Essential Norms on the Construction of Studio Lighting Projects

During the construction process of studio lighting systems, it is vital to ensure the aesthetic integrity of the completed project, as well as to facilitate ease of operation and safety in future use. Additionally, it’s critical to ensure that the lighting fixtures, accessories, and other decorative elements coexist without interference or collision. So, what norms should be followed during the

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Optimizing TV Studio Lighting: Detailed Tips for Broadcast Brilliance

In the field of television and video production, achieving the perfect studio lighting setup is both an art and a science. It involves a meticulous arrangement of key lighting types including key lights, fill lights, top lights, backlights, and background lights. By strategically positioning these lights, we can sculpt the subjects’ appearance and enhance the overall visual effect of the

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Studio Lighting Design: Key Strategies and Best Practices

Lighting design plays a pivotal role in color rendition, arguably the most crucial factor affecting the quality of television images. A lighting designer’s mastery over color temperature, positioning, and the contrast ratio directly impacts the visual outcome, dictating the success or failure of color reproduction. Understanding the fundamentals of light and selecting the right fixtures according to camera requirements is

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Mastering Virtual Studio Lighting: A Comprehensive Guide to Enhancing Your Broadcasts

Let’s examine the lighting design for a virtual studio approximately 120 square meters in size (15m * 8m), and try to offer some suggestions for reference. 1. General Approach for Lighting Lighting Requirements: The design primarily employs cool light sources. To fulfill the photographic needs of different areas, the design targets an average illumination of over 1500 lux with CCT

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Essential Studio Lighting Techniques for Professional Video Production: A Useful Guide

When designing lighting for television studios and various broadcast studios, it’s crucial not only to meet the video shooting requirements of the entire studio but also to consider how to coordinate with the host through lighting design. The host’s skin tone, clothing, and other factors can significantly impact the placement of studio lights and the adjustment of light intensity. Common

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How to Eliminate Shadows for Perfect Studio Lighting

We understand the critical importance of creating a shadow-free environment. Shadows can be the bane of any production, disrupting the visual harmony and consistency desired in professional settings. Here’s how you can achieve a pristine lighting setup. Understand the Light Source Shadows are created when the light source is too direct or poorly diffused. To combat this, it’s essential to

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Cutting the Cord: CRMX and the Wireless Impact in Studio Lighting

“How will you choose about LumenRadio CRMX integrated into lighting fixtures as a lighting professional?” I recently launched a vote among lighting professionals to gather their opinions on CRMX. Surprisingly, the majority chose the option “CRMX built-in”. This response indicates that professionals believe CRMX should become a standard feature in lighting fixtures, paving the way for future trends in the

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3 ways you don’t know to get news about lighting for TV and Film production

We know that Film and TV industry is fast changed by technology. All suppliers always dedicate themselves to developing new products. Lighting equipment was updated to LED over 10 years ago. And then it came to LED panel, LED Fresnel, LED edge-lit, LED flexible cloth. The Color temperature is changed gradually from one color to Bi-Color 3200K-5600K, Bi-color 2800K-10000K, and

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Comparison of the high power LED Fresnels for Broadcast, TV, Film, and Studio in the market

“Life is like a snowball. The important thing is finding the wet snow and a really long hill.” For business, the important thing is finding the “big” product with competitive performance or differentiated function. Then WHAT is the “big” product of TV Broadcast/Film/Studio lighting? “Big” product means many clients need it and it has mass sales. It is believed that

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How to choose a reliable Chinese supplier of Film/TV equipment

Last time we talked about why you need Chinese suppliers in Film/TV broadcast industry. Today let’s move further and discuss how to choose a good Film/TV products supplier in China. These are based on my experience in the past decade. The purpose of this article is to find a supplier that you can set up long-term cooperation with. This supplier

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Do you need Chinese suppliers in Film/TV broadcast industry? 5 reasons!

“Fabulous time to make money. Luckily I gave it a try!” “It is scary…” What happened? Two dealers are talking about if they do business with Chinese suppliers. I like to visit websites of Film/Broadcast/AV dealers in different countries. It is surprising to find that some websites list many Chinese brands such as SWIT, Aputure, Moza, FXlion, Nanlite, etc. In

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4 Tips to Choose Professional V-Mount / Gold Mount Batteries Made in China

What do you care about most when you choose V-Mount / Gold mount battery?Price? Capacity 95Wh, 160Wh, or 270Wh?These are not enough.Here I would like to share four tips for you to choose professional batteries made in China.V-Mount / Gold mount battery is an essential product for the broadcast/TV, Film industry. Considering clients need to buy batteries – the special

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2021

What Should We Do in Business for 2021?

This article will discuss the current (January 2021) situation in China,and try to help those companies that are importing or planning to import from China in 2021. What is the current situation in China? 1. The pandemic has been under control since March 2020 and people are working as usual.You may hear that China did well in fighting with Covid-19.

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From TNV in Germany: EverSirius EX80 vs. Felloni 3

Our EX80 mini panel was tested by TNV Group (tvn.de) in Germany, whose brand stands for innovative film, TV, and streaming projects worldwide.The following report is from TVN. So, I made the measurements of the EX 80 again, and this time I also saved them, see appendix.I also tested the EX80 against the “normal” Felloni (not Turbo), which is undoubtedly

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