Why pay for specialist studio photography lighting aka strobes when you can use continuous light sources which are more powerful and cheaper? [duplicate]
I am new to strobes (studio lighting) in photography. I love the idea of blowing out the background, or making the image very emotive, with a dark black background for sports portraits. However I am ...
I've a problem figuring out how to calculate stops for Interfit EXD 400. In the product manual it says that the strobe has 5 stop range in 1/10 stop increments, but the numbers displayed on the strobe ...
If one were to want to get started with studio photography (I'm thinking things like portraits, headshots, perhaps pets, etc) what would be the considerations in choosing whether to go with continuous ...
There are a couple of strobe packages on Ebay that I'm looking at. We have a budget, but don't want to have buyers remorse either. The question is between getting three 250W strobes or three 180W ...
I notice that hotshoe flashes (e.g. Nikon SB-800) typically have a Fresnel lens system to focus the light, but studio strobes (e.g. Photogenic Powerlight 1250) do not. What's up with that?