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30/01/2023 dedolight PB70: a magical light (part 2)
Presented by Sean Boyriven, Dedolight California. Sean demonstrates the dedolight PB70 using reflectors numbers 1 - 4 to show the different character of light which results from each of the reflectors.   The dedolight PB70 is the largest and most powerful of the parallel beam lights. The beam has an exit diameter of 70cm, 27.5 inches. This parallel beam light fixture can be used for the appearance of a natural light source, being far away by virtue of its character, and its over-ruling of the square law. For this reason, this light fixture has already been chosen for some major film pr...
Duration: 08:06

16/01/2023 dedolight PB70: a magical light (part 1)
The PB70 is the largest and most powerful of the parallel beam lights, mainly directed at the use in Lightstream Drama applications. Beam projectors have been known in our industry, but this one is different, as much as it offers a very defined beam, and at the same time a homogenous light distribution all across the beam. The beam has an exit diameter of 70cm, 27.5 inches. This parallel beam light fixture can be used for the appearance of a natural light source, being far away by virtue of its character, and its over-ruling of the square law. For this reason, this light fixture has already ...
Duration: 04:42

21/12/2022 The world of reflected light: dedolight PB70 parallel beam light
The concept of reflected light is as old as image creation itself. In the past it used to support other lighting situations, now it can possibly be a predominant lighting practice. Versatile creative and with some unprecedented advantages. The concept of creating the illusion of natural light deriving from a very far distance, even in the smallest most confined space. dedolight Lightstream practice can also enhance the sensation of space and depth, creating a three-dimensional illusion. It can offer a very different character compared to other kinds of lighting. Now we can talk about differ...
Duration: 04:17

22/11/2022 Virtual Studio production: realistic lighting on subject and background
Here we see how effective lighting and a giant LED screen are used in a virtual studio to create realistic results of subject against background. This method of production offers several advantages: * No need for complex post production to achieve realistic looking results * You see the complete result as you film it: what see is what you get * Allows for real-time changes to lighting and other details in the scene * Incredibly realistic results Featured in the movie above is a demonstration of the dedolight Lightstream system, used to create realistic looking daylight while matching t...
Duration: 08:40

23/10/2022 On set with the dedolight Lightstream system: TV mini series Germinal (English)
**Germinal** France Télévisions 2021 Director: David Hourrègue Cinematographer: Xavier Dolléans **Germinal** is a 6 part television series lit by Cinematographer Xavier Dolléans who used the dedolight Lightstream system extensively on this production. Comments below from Cinematographer, Xavier Dolléans, on working with the dedolight Lightstream system, specially the dedolight PB70, which is a 1200W parallel beam light; and also the dedolight DLH400 HMI and dedolight DLED 10 with parallel beam intensifiers. “The DPB70 is very powerful and co...
Duration: 11:16

23/10/2022 On set with the dedolight Lightstream system: TV mini series Germinal (French)
**Germinal** France Télévisions 2021 Director: David Hourrègue Cinematographer: Xavier Dolléans **Germinal** is a 6 part television series lit by Cinematographer Xavier Dolléans who used the dedolight Lightstream system extensively on this production. Comments below from Cinematographer, Xavier Dolléans, on working with the dedolight Lightstream system, specially the dedolight PB70, which is a 1200W parallel beam light; and also the dedolight DLH400 HMI and dedolight DLED 10 with parallel beam intensifiers. “The DPB70 is very powerful and co...
Duration: 09:26

27/04/2021 The world of reflected light, part 8: dedolight Lightstream reflectors
Watch 13 part series at: https://tinyurl.com/3u8vpb7h How are they made? It is not much of a secret. The hard carrier material has been around since about 1960. This type of material was first constructed for race car technology, employing two surfaces of hard aluminium, bonded with a honeycomb in the center, making it very lightweight and robust. Such materials are available worldwide through relevant distributors. The reflecting surfaces are also commonly available in many different versions by a company that supplies not only the professional lighting industry, but also most of the home...
Duration: 06:44

27/04/2021 The world of reflected light, part 4: areas of application
Watch 13 part series at: https://tinyurl.com/3u8vpb7h The PB70, the parabolic parallel beam light would usually be employed in drama productions. For smaller teams any of the focusing dedolights with or without the parallel beam intensifiers can serve well. In television studios we have employed a 220 W DLED30 light with parallel beam intensifier, lighting simultaneously four reflectors for the frontal and key lighting. As back light and effect light we have used a 90 W DLED9 bicolor light, again with parallel beam attachment, lighting up five reflectors in a row. Further LED lights were ...
Duration: 03:00

27/04/2021 The world of reflected light, part 2: the concept of dedolight lighting instruments
Watch 13 part series at: https://tinyurl.com/3u8vpb7h The biggest instrument we provide at the moment is the parabolic PARALLEL BEAMLIGHT PB70. Such parallel beam lights are not new, they have existed in different versions in the professional lighting and entertainment industry, and for special effects. Search lights have been used to locate flying bombers before the days of radar. For effect, especially at nighttime, they have been used for many years. Also in our profession there are lights that were used for movie lighting. One company involved was called Xenotech. Fantastic parallel b...
Duration: 08:14

20/02/2021 dedolight PB70: parallel beam & the Lightstream system
Russian cinematographer Pyotr Dukhovskoy, talks about using the PB70 - which is the largest and most powerful of the parallel beam lights offered by dedolight - this light is mainly directed at use in Lightstream drama applications. This short film provides insight into the working practices and thought processes of cinematographer Pyotr Dukhovskoy, and how working with reflected light contributes to the art of image making. "This wonderful projector with the parallel beam opens new horizons for the DOP. The big advantage of this lighting device is, that you have one light source like...
Duration: 02:57