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The RightThe Right
LightingLighting
Equipment ForEquipment For
Your Studio?Your Studio?
Choosing right lighting equipment is a vital step when you are starting
your photography studio. You may want to have a si...
KitsKits
It is basically used for
product shots, portraits or
for production of videos.
These kits include the
equipment l...
KitsKits
It is basically used for
product shots, portraits or
for production of videos.
These kits include the
equipment l...
These kits are suitable for
professional photographers and
not for beginners.
These are used to generate blow
ups of timed...
The strobe or flash lighting kits
include flash heads, umbrellas,
light stands, barn doors,
backdrops and soft boxes.
The
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Most of the providers provide at
least 3 lights in these kits –
main light, hair light and fill
light.
In addition to thes...
Different lighting equipment is available for different
purposes and on different budgets.
Types of lights contained in th...
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Choosing right lighting equipment is a vital step when you are starting your photography studio. You may want to have a simple lighting setup with only a few lights or a complex setup with many strobes, umbrellas, soft boxes, etc.

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How to choose the right lighting equipment for your studio

  1. 1. How To ChooseHow To Choose The RightThe Right LightingLighting Equipment ForEquipment For Your Studio?Your Studio?
  2. 2. Choosing right lighting equipment is a vital step when you are starting your photography studio. You may want to have a simple lighting setup with only a few lights or a complex setup with many strobes, umbrellas, soft boxes, etc. It is better if you buy a lighting kit, because this kit will have different lighting tools which will solve your different purposes. When deciding on the kit to purchase, determine the purpose of lighting. Studio lights are different from outdoor lights. And mobile photography lights are also different from the other two. Lights needed are also different for shooting images as well as videos. Videos need steady lights and photos can use constant as well as flash lights. Let’s discuss about the different types ofLet’s discuss about the different types of lighting kits available: -lighting kits available: -
  3. 3. KitsKits It is basically used for product shots, portraits or for production of videos. These kits include the equipment like light, umbrellas or soft boxes, light stands and barn doors. These kits are inexpensive and easy to use. The lighting equipment available in these kits is less complicated to operate as compared to strobe or flash lighting kits.
  4. 4. KitsKits It is basically used for product shots, portraits or for production of videos. These kits include the equipment like light, umbrellas or soft boxes, light stands and barn doors. These kits are inexpensive and easy to use. The lighting equipment available in these kits is less complicated to operate as compared to strobe or flash lighting kits.
  5. 5. These kits are suitable for professional photographers and not for beginners. These are used to generate blow ups of timed lighting which can freeze a shot. For optimizing the timing of flash or strobe, synchronize digital camera with them. Lighting KitsLighting Kits
  6. 6. The strobe or flash lighting kits include flash heads, umbrellas, light stands, barn doors, backdrops and soft boxes. The photography lighting equipment in these kits has longer life than continuous lighting kits and it does not generate heat too. Thus, in many cases, strobe or flash lighting kits are a preferred choice over continuous lighting kits.
  7. 7. Most of the providers provide at least 3 lights in these kits – main light, hair light and fill light. In addition to these, some providers also provide a background light. Little advanced kits include light heads, gels, frames and stands also. Basic Lighting KitsBasic Lighting Kits Nowadays, there are several basic lighting kits available in the market for the photographers who have just started their photography businesses.
  8. 8. Different lighting equipment is available for different purposes and on different budgets. Types of lights contained in these kits include halogen lights, fluorescent lights and tungsten lights. You can choose required kit from different kits available according to your needs as well as budget.

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