Richard A. Gregory: Notebook Entry for October 8 and 9, 1936

Gregory documents the subject, distance, speed, and aperture employed during filming, as well as the specifications of the lamps used to provide artificial light. Some pages also contain calculations concerning speed in relation to feet of film used.

Gregory documents the subject, distance, speed, and aperture employed during filming, as well as the specifications of the lamps used to provide artificial light. Some pages also contain calculations concerning speed in relation to feet of film used.

From Richard A. Gregory, "Rough Notes" [MSBZ004-02-01-112]

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Subject: Low section of mosaic in the apse.
Distance from Subject: 12 feet
Light 2 lamps at 5 feet
Diaphragme f2.8
Speed 8
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15 feet= 30 secs
5 feet= 10 secs
10 feet= 20 secs

2 1/2 feet= 5

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Subject: Lower half of the mosaic figure at apse.
Distance from light: 12 feet
light. 2 lamps at 500 candle power each at distance 5 feet
Diaphragme f2.8
Speed: 8
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of subject. left side of throne,
Distance from Subject= 12 feet
Light 2 at 5
Diaph. f2.8,
Speed: 8
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New film

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Subject: Right side of Throne
Distance from Subject= 12 feet
light= 2 at 5
Diaph. f2.8
Speed. 8
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Subject: Group at work on Apse:
Distance from Subj.: 15 feet.
Light: 3 lamps of 500 - each at distance of 4 1/2 feet
Dia f2.8
Speed 16
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Subject: Close up of group at work on apse.
Distance of Camera: 8 feet
Light: 3 lamps of 500 candle pwer at 4 1/2 f.
Dia f2.8
Speed: 16
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Subject: Detail of brushing - Apse.
Distance of camera: 4 1/2 feet
Light: 3 lamps of 500 each at distance 4
Dia f2.8
Speed 16
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Subject: Removing of plaster from the interstices
Distance from Camera. 8 feet
light: 3 at 4
Diaphragme f2.8
Speed 16
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Subject: Group taken at Soffit Arch South.
Distance from Camera. 10 feet.
Light. 3 lamps of 500 candle pow at 4 1/2 feet
Diaphragme f2.8
Speed 16
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the Subject: Detail of removing of paint with sand
Distance from Camera. 8 feet 6 in.
Light. 3 lamps of 500 candle power at 4 feet
Diaph f2.8
Speed. 16
Cut

 

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