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LED, the convenient yet dangerous light source

LED, the convenient yet dangerous light source

I love LEDs. Well, mostly. I have my tricks for dealing with them, and I’m going to pass some of them on to you. Read on… This…

Tweak Your Lighting to Maximize Results

Tweak Your Lighting to Maximize Results

In this webinar we will walk through some tweaks you can make with your lighting to improve the frame before you roll your camera. Over the years Barry has learned…

Shooting with Battery Powered Lights

Shooting with Battery Powered Lights

As productions move to smaller crews, no tech scouts, real world locations and with the speed we need to shoot being able to shoot with battery powered lights is essential…

Stella Pro 10,000c LED

Stella Pro 10,000c LED

Stella Pro 10,000c, by Light & Motion, is shipping. This is a very small, powerful, and weatherproof LED. If you are a news shooter or someone who has to…

Light & Motion Announces Stella Light Kits For Video

Light & Motion Announces Stella Light Kits For Video

Lights… actually easy to use lights can make your life as a run & gun shooter surprisingly, well, easier. Otherwise, if the lights are too cumbersome or temperamental then…

Nashville Filmmakers Guild Lighting Workshop – July 30

Nashville Filmmakers Guild Lighting Workshop – July 30

I’m usually all about post-production here on my blog but our local to Nashville filmmakers group The Nashville Filmmakers Guild is putting on our first hands-on workshop…

Imaging at the speed of light

Imaging at the speed of light

Researchers have improved upon a new camera technology that can image at speeds about 100 times faster than today’s commercial cameras while also capturing more image frames. No, it…

ICA’s 2016 LED color quality survey

ICA’s 2016 LED color quality survey

The folks at Indie Cinema Academy went ’round the show floor at NAB 2016 with a Lighting Passport spectrometer and measured every LED light they could get their hands…

NAB 2016: SoftPanels LEDs with built-in color metering

NAB 2016: SoftPanels LEDs with built-in color metering

Color-tunable LEDs — lights adjustable for color temperatures from incandescent to daylight and anywhere in-between — have been around for years. A new Kickstarter project aims to take the next…

Lumu Power: One light meter to rule them all?

Lumu Power: One light meter to rule them all?

Lumulabs, the folks behind the Lumu plug-in incident light meter for iOS and Android (reviewed here) have just launched a Kickstarter project for Lumu Power: a combination incident light…