While I was in Edinburgh today visiting Susan’s mother I decided to do a short interview with Mrs Peace about special moments in her life. My kit consisted of a Panasonic AF101, Manfrotto 504 HD tripod, RODE NTG-1 short shotgun mic, small LED camera light and a Voigtlander 25mm 0.95 mFT lens all contained in a KATA CB200 camera bag (Well recommended).
As you can see the lighting was simple,I decided to use her halogen lights in the kitchen to give a warm feel to the background and used the patio door to light her face with a small lift from the LED camera light. I placed the mic on the table hidden just out of shot, the fridge behind Mrs Peace has a tendency to make a small humming noise which I can take out at post.
This was a good test run for me as most of my work involving this camera will be interviews as you can see using the Voigtlander lens gives you that fantastic shallow depth of field and I am now looking for another fast lens for interviews which will be about 45-60mm.