Jeffrey Hamel

On location with the Ninja Pulse

Here is how the kitchen looked on the scout day. This is a high end residential kitchen in Winchester, MA. White floor to ceiling cabinets, wolf oven, Subzero refrigerator, marble counter tops surrounded by hardwood flooring. My first thought is wow… this is going to be a challenge…. to light this and not make a […]

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Lighting “Old School”

Scoops, Coops… old school set lighting. Does anyone know what this is? (click on pictures for larger image) I recently had to go “old school” and use this coop light lamped with 6 – 1500 watt frosted mogul lamps. (DKX/120/1500W ANSI) Typically I would use a 6K – space light (double skirt and dot), but […]

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Life Happens at NAB

I set out for NAB to work the Zylight booth and see what is new in lighting as I have done for the past 4 years. Yes there were some new LED products and a lot more knock offs that you need to be cautious of. I didn’t know how different NAB was going to […]

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Lighting the President of the United States

President Obama visit to Tech Boston in Dorchester Mass. “Tech Boston has provided over 10,000 teacher hours of professional development and direct assistance to schools to implement courses educating more than 5,000 students in the following areas: Advanced Placement Computer Science, Web Development, Cisco Networking, Cisco IT Essentials, Microsoft Office Specialist, and Robotics.” (To find […]

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“Back To The Future” with Zylight LED Technology

Getting ready to rig a couple of Z90’s for an interior shot of the “flux capacitor” in the replica Delorean built by Eric Sellin. Eric built the replica to raise money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s. It can be rented by the day or people can have their pictures taken with the […]

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New Contributor – Jeffrey Hamel – Lighting Director and Gaffer using Zylight Technology

Welcome Jeff Hamel to my website. Jeff will be posting blogs about one of the most important parts of television and film production, Lighting. I have worked along side Jeff on a few jobs and he is very good at what he does. As a DP, when I see his name on the crew list, […]

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