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The wash lighting should be enough. Turn all of them on all of the way up (unless that is too bright, which it probably will not be). If possible, take a test shot of a calibrated white target under the stage lights to use for either color calibration purposes using in-camera custom white balance or for creating a color profile in post processing. "Wash" is ...


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In my experience, stage lighting is never as strong as you wish it could be. Have them pick a single warm white color for all the lights and power up the stage lighting to whatever the maximum is. Get up on stage and take an exposure reading in multiple places to confirm that you have even lighting and also use the time to get a custom white balance ...


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For Lens choice: Visit the location beforehand. In my opinion: Use the longest focal length lens with which you can fit the whole stage with proper framing. You want to avoid placing people in the corners, using wide angle lenses. This kind of distortion will make people look fat - no one's going to thank you for that. Bring a tripod, so you don't have to ...


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I would say your phone erroneously applied some kind of filter...Do you have filters available on your phone that look like that?


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place a softbox and turn on the lights facing the mirror set the camera to the side so that when you look through the camera lens the angle should be that the mirror should reflect the white light of the softbox that way you'll get a bright white in the center of the mirror :)


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Some things to NOT bother with: Cheap "dimmable" LED bulbs, if you rely on being able to dim them. The dimming action tends to be PWM and create messy artifacts (the LEDs are kept at full brightness and just periodically and very quickly strobed off to create the illusion of dimmerness). Color adjustable LED bulbs. Same PWM mess. Bare-PCB Multi-LED bulbs. ...


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Is there a meaningful difference between monolight and studio strobe, or is this just an example of a couple of product lines overlapping? The terminology is similar, but not identical. In common usage, strobe most typically means a monolight, just as "flash" most typically means a speedlight. But a strobe or flash is any light that fires a brief burst of ...


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Besides the self-contained power supply on a monolight, I would say that it must have a modeling light. A strobe could still be called strobe without one. Probably the size and power could be expected to be bigger on a monolight, but as there are even speed lights with decent power, probably not.


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There's no difference nor specific meaning in the usage of the terms. These are basically the same thing. Like saying car or automobile, same meaning. However, to me, the term Strobe means a very rapidly flashing continuing light (like seen in some dance halls), which these are NOT. And Flash means a single flash for photography, which these ARE, but some ...


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