Modernize Your Softbox with LED Bulbs
There’s no denying that LED panels are a stellar option for lighting your scene. However, if you’re willing to sacrifice some of the portability benefits, then you might be better off keeping your softboxes around and getting the best of both worlds. Caleb Pike shows us exactly what kinds of bulbs we can use with our existing softboxes for an affordable entry into high-quality LED lighting. The Problem With LEDs LEDs have been pushing the boat out for years now, and with prices falling…
Exploring Light & Shadow with Continuous LED Lighting | Savage Universal
Recently I had the opportunity to try out the new LED Video Light Plus from Savage Universal. The fact that the LED Video Lights are so compact and transportable made me fall in love at first sight!
Different Light for Different Looks | Savage Universal
Too often, photographers rely on natural lighting for the majority of their portraits. Although natural light is an integral part of a photographer’s repertoire, it is also the factor that is least reliable and often changing. Here is where a good photographer can shine by utilizing different lighting sources in their arsenal.
If you’re a new photographer thinking of moving towards off camera photo lighting the umbrella is not only an inexpensive option, but it’s a great versatile tool to begin experimenting with lighting. Umbrellas are usually the first light modifiers that people buy when they begin shooting with their flash off camera, but they aren't just for amateurs.
Umbrellas vs. Softboxes: Which Should You Use? | Savage Universal
Trying to choose which type of light modifier to use for your next shoot really comes down to what effects you want to achieve, along with budget. Just like with lenses, there is no “one size fits all” solution to lighting. When it comes to working with your studio lights, you’ll need to select the right tool for your project.