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sibingai

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5000lumens video lights vs Strobes
« on: 09 Dec 16, 21:52 »
Lights are essential for u/w photography...
I was wondering of which setup is good??
2 x 5000lumes video light (continous lights)
Or
2 x strobes??(only flash via optical optics when taking pix)

Which we can use for both video and photography as well?

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Re: 5000lumens video lights vs Strobes
« Reply #1 on: 10 Dec 16, 08:37 »
2x strobe with 2x 5000lum lights would be best for both Photography and Videography.... but could be very $$$$.

I use 2x strobe and 1x 2400lum for my DSLR setup... since I take photo more than video (most would do mainly one or the other)... I save weight by taking only what I need...
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Re: 5000lumens video lights vs Strobes
« Reply #2 on: 10 Dec 16, 18:23 »
2x strobe with 2x 5000lum lights would be best for both Photography and Videography.... but could be very $$$$.

I use 2x strobe and 1x 2400lum for my DSLR setup... since I take photo more than video (most would do mainly one or the other)... I save weight by taking only what I need...
Of cos...we know how expensive it can be... hehheh...
But will taking photos with 2 x vidz lights be a lil similar with using strobes?? (Compact camera G series or Tg4)

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Re: 5000lumens video lights vs Strobes
« Reply #3 on: 10 Dec 16, 21:08 »
Of cos...we know how expensive it can be... hehheh...
But will taking photos with 2 x vidz lights be a lil similar with using strobes?? (Compact camera G series or Tg4)


Ans... NO.

In a pinch... yes, you can use even divetorch to light up a subject for photograph... but IMHO, its not ideal...

Something to read...

https://www.jewel-education.com/strobes-vs-continuous-light/
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Re: 5000lumens video lights vs Strobes
« Reply #4 on: 11 Dec 16, 01:54 »

Ans... NO.

In a pinch... yes, you can use even divetorch to light up a subject for photograph... but IMHO, its not ideal...

Something to read...

https://www.jewel-education.com/strobes-vs-continuous-light/

Awsome!!! Thanks for sharing. Ive always wondered... lights are lights. Thanks buddy!! :)