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A Guide to Using Consumer LED Bulbs for Photography and Video

Can you use everyday consumer LEDs to light your photos and video? Check out this guide with samples: Photographing indoors meant, until recently, changing the White Balance in your digital camera to Tungsten. With incandescent light bulbs going the way of the dodo, things are not always easy. Some of the cheap LED (Light Emitting Read MoreRead More

Gaffer Cory Geryak on the lighting of “Her”

Gaffer Cory Geryak talks to Arri about using the L7 LED fixtures, Fresnel lights with tunable color temperature, on Spike Jonze’s sci-fi foray into OS-love. It’s a very performance-driven movie where the main character played by Joaquin Phoenix talks to his operating system and he ends having a relationship with her. Originally we were considering some Read MoreRead More

Are LEDs the light bulbs of the future?

The incandescent light bulb has changed very little since the days of Thomas Edison, with 90 percent of the electricity used lost as heat. Consumers have been reluctant to move away from the rich color quality of incandescent bulbs, but experts say new energy-efficient LEDs may finally provide an attractive replacement. CBS News Reports:Read More

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