If you’ve been shooting video for a while, you’re probably familiar with the magic hour. You know, the first and last hour of sunlight that provides magnificent lighting for your scene. Of course, you may also be aware that shooting outside at noon on a sunny day is pretty much the worst case lighting scenario. In this segment, we test out different lighting setups to combat the mid-day sun, and show you how to make the best of it using reflectors, white boards, diffusion, and location.
The Ice Light by Westcott is a very portable LED light designed by a photographer for video and photography. This easy to use lightweight LED is cool to the hand making set-up and adjustment quick and painless. From studio to run-and-gun location shooting the Ice Light is a great addition to your kit.
Most of us know by now that LED lighting has many advantages over traditional lighting but many have been denied those advantages due to the high cost. Has Visual Buddha finally broken the feature/price barrier and brought us truly-affordable LED lighting?
For decades, Kino Flo has been making professional lighting systems for everyone from the largest studio lighting operator to wedding videographers to dads videotaping their son's birthday. The Kino Flo Celeb 400 DMX promises to be packed with features and deliver outstanding, even light; but can it be true?
To make a movie you need a truck load of expensive equipment, right? That may have been the scenario 10 years ago, but these days you can work with a lot less for the same results at a fraction of the cost. Here’s how.