Using Elinchrom Dlite 4 with octabox for video key light?

Started Apr 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
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In reply to dpasghar, Apr 10, 2013

I don't have the flash, so can't says for sure, in regard to nit-picks, but..

Yes, the modeling lights from a studio flash can be used to shoot video.

Check for a fan; if the unit makes noise, take this into account when setting up a mic.

Experiement with color balance.

If sound allows,closer is better than farther away.

I use a Dynalite flash with a non-fan head for some video work myself.


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