Continuous lights for old paintings: tungsten vs LED

Started Jun 5, 2017 | Discussions thread
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Guido Cagnacci Junior Member • Posts: 39
Continuous lights for old paintings: tungsten vs LED


I usually  shoot old paintings in churches.

Until now i've used a pair of 1000w halogen lights and I was pretty pleased (I use the color checker)

I've read a lot about advantages of led lighting as less power requested and for beeing much much less hot that halogen.

What I didn't know is that the Color Rendition of Halogen is very accurate and LED (depending the models) is less accurate.

I would like to hear some advices in general about faitful color reproduction of both.

I know that strobes have the best quality of light but I need continuous lighting.

I saw a relatively cheap LED model: Godox sl150W that has these values:

CRI > 93

TLCI > 95

R9 > 80

Does anyone know this model or the brand?

Thank you very much

PS: English is not my native language

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