Looking at options from coollights.biz, flolight, and kino flo.
The studio is small -- 10' wide x 16' deep (I know, not ideal for green screen, but it's what I have to work with until I can get a bigger space). Will be doing corporate training and product sales videos, one person, waist up -- maybe two people talking heads, but rare.
The usable green screen wall will be 8 x 8. For a screen this size, would you use 2 bank or 4 bank flo's and 2' or 4'?
I was also going to use the same lighting all around -- banks on both sides of the green screen, a 2' 2 bank for backlight/separation, 2' 2 bank for fill, and 2' 4bank for key. Would this work or would you recommend a different configuration?
The LED FloCyc looks pretty neat since it would work close to the screen, but not available for another two months. On that note, anyone ever use a cyc for a green screen wall? I've look at one or two demo videos and hot spotting seems to appear.
Also checkout ALZO Quad PAN-L-LITEs. We typically use one 2-foot unit from each side of a small green screen. You can supplement that with a middle unit on the ground. We can get a good flat line on the waveform with just the 2. These are terrific lights. Each has 2 dimmers each controlling 2 globes. We often have 2 incandescent globes on 1 dimmer and daylight on the other. Lots of flexibility that way. We've owned our first pair for nearly 3 years (recently bought 2 more quads and a twin) and they've held up brilliantly. A local rental house uses them, too, with no maintenance issues. They are well-built and 1/2 the price of Kinos.
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