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DP 1on1 E004 – Buying Lighting Equipment : Grip, Modifiers and Sources

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In this episode of Digital Photography One on One, Mark Wallace [SnapFactory.com] discusses purchasing the right lighting equipment, beginning with understanding some basic principles of light.

Question Answered:
1) What kind of studio lighting equipment should I buy?

Related LightSource podcasts:

Episode 1: Paul C Bluff explains watt seconds

Episode 45: Chase Jarvis shoots ninjas

Episode 44: Mark and Diane Wallace of SnapFactory

Episode 43: Ed and Bill show you how to solve triggering issues with monolights

Digital Phography 1 on 1: Episode 0 – see how we use flags to control the light

Articles and tutorials:

“Making the equipment decision” – a great article that explains some of the technical details covered in the video.

Photoflex lighting school – free photography lessons

SnapFactory workshops – online and in person workshop for photography and studio lighting

Modifiers and Grip:

Calumet

Chimera

Matthews Grip

The “Griptionary” – an A-Z explanation of grip terms

Manufacturers websites:

Profoto

Elinchrom

Bowens

Dyna-Lite

Hensel

Norman

Novatron

Photogenic

Speedotron

Photoflex

White Lightning


Digital Photography One on One is a video question and answer tutorial format from SnapFactory.com and StudioLighting.net. You can submit questions for us to tackle on the show by contacting us.

We’d love to hear what you think of this video tutorial format. Be sure to stop by the LightSource Flickr group and tell us what you think.

Visit SnapFactory.com to learn more about Mark Wallace and his educational workshops on photography and studio lighting.

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