Questions tagged [lighting]

The use of extra lights, often flash units, in order to make up for a lack of light or to gain more creative control over the image.

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Can I get a high quality image from a rostrum mounted camera and bounce flash?

I have some approximately A3 sized documents I need to scan but don't have access to an A3 scanner and it's beyond my budget to purchase one. However, I can probably run to a rostrum stand for my ...
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What effect does Gary Fong's collapsible LightSphere have on color temperature?

I intend to use a Gary Fong collapsible LightSphere, the one with white-transparent body and the warmer yellow semi-sphere for shooting portraits on locations and studio. How can I know the real ...
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My Neewer Speedlite 750II is not working

I am having lots of trouble with my flash. I attached it to my camera and the red light was pulsing, but later it just stayed fixed and the pilot button is not working either. I am not sure if it's an ...
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Future-proof alternative to tungsten lightbulb for Standard Illuminant A?

TLDR; as tungsten and halogen lightbulbs become harder to find, are there readily available alternatives to them, from big-name manufacturers, for use as a Standard Illuminant A (StdA)? My ...
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What is the difference between the Sunpak DF4000U and the DF3600U?

I'm in the market to replace the two Sunpak DF3600U flash units I had to sell last year. I'm very familiar with that specific model, and during my search I came across the DF4000U. Seemingly, this ...
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What is a good explanation for clipping, how it occurs and when it is likely to happen?

Clipping causes a decrease in measured intensity when it's actually saturating. I haven't found a good source for explaining this, and when it should be looked out for, like under what expected ...
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How to get lighting text effect

I recently follow this account and really love how the text is projected on the model. I tried doing it with a projector however the projector also projects black light and it does not give the same ...
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Where can I find a Metz P -76 power pack schematic?

I love my Metz P-76 and want to repair it. I have contacted Metz Germany and no reply. Metz Canada tried to find something but were unsuccessful. There does not seem to currently exist any American ...
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Taking pictures of glass for a local Glass Gallery

I am currently trying to take pictures of a variety of high end pipes for a local glass gallery and am having a tough time getting full white accent lights from top to bottom, the light is either to ...
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