News tagged with "lighting"

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Apr1
Budget lighting: Flashpoint 180 Monolight review

Adorama's Flashpoint 180 Monolight is a battery-powered 180-watt strobe designed for on-location shooting in the middle of nowhere. The kit comes with everything needed to provide adequate fill light for scenes or soft key-light for portraits, minus the stand, which must be purchased separately. Despite its budget price tag, does the 180 Monolight have what it takes for professional use? Find out in our review

REVIEW Comments 34 Published: Apr 1, 2014 at 08:00
Jun13
Fotodiox announces LED-based DY-200 Fresnel Lights

Fotodiox has announced the new DY-200 LED-based Fresnel Light for film work and studio photography. The lamps use very little power, are cool to the touch, and are flicker-free. They can be controlled via a built-in LED display, wireless remote, or with a DMX-compatible lighting control system. The DY-200 is available in daylight or 'W' tungsten versions, and is now available for $1199.95.

ACCESSORY NEWS Comments 9 Published: Jun 13, 2013 at 23:34
Mar18
Photographer Greg Heisler and the story behind an ESPN cover photo

In a 'Master Series' video posted by lighting maker Profoto USA, celebrated photographer Greg Heisler shares a behind the scenes tale of how he created a unique on-location portrait of then-NBA star Alonzo Mourning. In explaining a lighting setup that even most other pros would struggle to pull off, Heisler breaks down his lighting diagram for a shot that he conceived, 'just because I think it looks cool'. (via Strobist)

PHOTOGRAPHY Comments 31 Published: Mar 18, 2013 at 18:43
Jun11
Article: A quick guide to video lighting

Lighting in videography is every bit as important as it is for stills work and requires a similar amount of thought, if your results are going to look good. Video production professional Evan Pugh highlights the importance of setting up your shoot and provides a explains a basic setup that will make your videos look more polished. Click here to read what he has to say.

ARTICLE Comments 33 Published: Jun 11, 2012 at 16:02
May22
Article: The One-Light Studio

Most of us associate studio photography with complex lighting setups requiring lots of equipment. Yet you can get great results using just a single light. Professional photographer Thomas Park takes you through a range of single-light scenarios. Read his article to learn how close attention to the position of both subject and light source can improve your own studio portraits.

ARTICLE Comments 94 Published: May 22, 2012 at 18:20
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