Napioa - Wind Origins

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You don't need a dimmer bulb, you just need to disperse it properly so that it is more evenly distributed throughout the room. Rather than placing the bulb where it is shining directly on your monitor, place it in a fixture and bounce it off the neutrally colored walls and/or ceiling so the light is fairly uniform throughout the room. The standard (ISO norm ...


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It can definitely be a problem, especially if the LED lights in question are not white LED lights. White LED lights, at least the higher quality ones, put out enough red, green, and blue light to work fairly well for most cameras. The results might not be as ideal as a fuller spectrum light source, but you can usually get pretty close. Typical high quality ...


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The real answer is 'depends'. White LED usually consists of phosphor (react with the chip emission) layered on a diode (such as GaN, which emits violet light 405nm) that's why they are white. The phosphor gets activated by the light from the chip and emits another wavelength of light, hence different colour in a mixture to produce white. Wavelength of ...


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Ill throw some advice in there (I also happen to be a pilot) Instrument Lights: Unless you are shooting some kind of piper cub or something chances are the instrument panel is lit its self. Don't be afraid to use the instrument lights during the day to add some fill light. The type of lights vary by aircraft but you may be able to make the instruments ...


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To get rid of nasty reflections from glass surfaces a really great thing to do is crossing polarizer filters on flash and lens. In practice, you put a polarizer foil (can be found in broken lcd panels for example if you don't want to buy it) on the flash and then turn the polarizer on your lens until the affect is achieved as much as you like it. Watch out, ...


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I'll use a tripods and take multiple exposures shoots for HDR (natural looking HDR, not the cartoonish kind). Then composed the shoots so all the instruments are clear and in focus, but also thanks to HDR allows the viewer to see though the windows. I'll reduce reflections by using a polarising filter, and being on a tripods the reduction in light doesn't ...


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It sounds like your core question here is how to convert the "1536 LM" — presumably meaning lm, the standard prefix for lumens — to an exposure value which you can use to find camera settings. That's fundamentally the same question as How do I compare a continuous light panel's brightness vs. flash through a softbox? There I was starting with candelas ...


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Metal surfaces are one of the most difficult things to photograph. You're on the right track with using diffused lighting but if, as you say, the diffusers you have are "taking away too much light" then you have to compensate for that by using a tripod and longer shutter speeds. I've used white umbrellas with the light shining through them to light metal ...


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What you need to improve is your own analysis. The photos probably are ok for one reason, the birds are there and you probably have little time to take the shoot. Any change could mean that you loose the shoot. I feel it's perfect shot. But if you close your own doors and you are self-congratulatory you have reached your own peak. Michael Clark made ...


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is this as simple as metering off a standard 18% gray card every few photos (or say every 30 minutes)? Could this be accomplished in post-photo editing software? The issue here is white balance, and there are basically two options: you can take steps to make sure that the light is always the same color, or you can adjust the white balance to compensate ...


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First of all the walls. Paint the walls in white. You can use a light neutral gray, but it could be not neutral, cool or warm, so you do not want that. Use the same temperature as your base monitor's one. Normally you will go for 6500K. You can use flourescent or led bulbs marked as 6500K. Or you can buy specialized lights like ...


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While there are probably different approaches to this, in general, you probably want to avoid using a single, bright source. I prefer to have a couple of low power (10-20W) halogen sources in enclosures that completely block horizontal radiation of light, allowing it to flood onto the ceiling (and possibly also the floor). These don't have to be fancy ...


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Can I get bright detail and dark background photos using a phone camera and basic editing? Answering the question literally, no. The key element of this type of photography is not particular to any camera technology (be it camera phone or professional medium-format camera), nor is it particular to a particular type of post-processing. The key feature ...


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Another difference: pulsing artifacts when used for stage lighting. LEDs arrays are dimmed/colored by being pulsed at full power rather than run continuously at partial power. While this is also how modern tungsten dimmers work, tungsten (and phosphor-based LEDs) tend to produce light that is an average of the power input. The RGB composition LEDs in ...


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You could kill the ambient light and light the scene only with a flash unit or strobe. See: What does it mean to "kill the ambient"?



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