Studio Portrait Lighting
Get the Right Lights for Your Studio
One of the most frequently-asked questions we get when it comes to studio lighting is this: "Should I use continuous lighting or strobes?" The answer to that question has changed over the years due to changes in technology and changes to shooting styles. So, we have highlighted what continuous lighting can do for you in a studio situation.
What this means is that when you turn the studio lights they stay on. You can power them up or down depending on your needs, but the great part is "What You See Is What You Get." Assuming you expose everything correctly in camera, what you see before you will be the lighting you capture in the frame. This helps you achieve live results without the need to shoot and adjust.
Today's Continuous Lighting
Today'’s continuous lighting systems are more powerful and cooler – even when they have been on for a while. They come with white-balance-friendly daylight fluorescents or Bi colour if you need a warmer tone. And the great thing about continuous lighting is you can spend more time interacting with your subjects and encouraging them to move freely giving them a better experience by doing so.
Softbox Lighting Recommendations
- Comes with a diffusion panel to create natural light
- They are wide and with flat coverage
- Cover multiple angles and spread light evenly
- Has silver or white interior surfaces
- Best for vlogging, product reviews, Gamingcooking shows
Fovitec StudioPRO 2500w Photo & Video Studio 3 Light & Boom Arm Softbox Lighting Kit
Fovitec StudioPRO - 2 x 51x71cm EZ Setup 850w Softbox Studio Video Photography Lights
LED Lighting Recommendations
- Uses hundreds of small LED bulbs
- Creates even, directional lighting
- Comes in different shapes and sizes
- Customizable power and color temperature
- Portable and battery-operated
Fovitec StudioPRO - 2x Bi-Colour 600 LED Panel Kit with Stands, Barndoors & Carrying Case
Fovitec StudioPRO - 1x Daylight 600 LED Panel - Continuous Adjustable Lighting
Fovitec StudioPRO - 1x Bi Colour 600 LED Panel - Continuous Adjustable Lighting
Fovitec StudioPRO - 2 x Daylight 600 LED Panel Kit with Stands, Barndoors & Case
Amazon Customer Reviews
Fantastic studio light
I love this light. I have soft boxes in my home TV Studio but couldn’t use one over head as I only have limited head room. This light is absolutely perfect. Combined with the barn doors and filters (sold separately) it gives out a very controllerable light. I’ll be replacing all my dog box lights with these in due course.
Well built to stand the test of time
I needed this to shoot video clips for a client recently. It's a well built rugged unit that should stand the test of time. The light output is very good and the ability to alter the colour temperature is a real bonus.
Fovitec 600 Panel
I am very pleased with my purchase and definitely worth the money. (Will be buying more) It comes in a white unmarked box. ( packaged very well) This model offers AC power, V-mount compatible, barn doors are included with this model ( already installed ) and And diffusion panels. (5600K and White defuser)
Frequently Asked Question
A. Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) have been in common use for over half a century, mainly in electronic equipment, where they’re used as signals and indicators (standby lights, for example). It is only in recent years that LED light bulbs have been widely available. They are an energy efficient, longer lasting replacement for incandescent light bulbs. They emit the same brightness as traditional bulbs, using only a fraction of the power.
A. Lumens (lm) are a measure of the amount of visible light that a lamp emits. It is used to determine the brightness of a bulb (unlike a bulb’s wattage, which has no direct relation to its brightness). A typical bulb for use around the home might have a lumens output between 300-500lm, while high-powered floodlights can have a lumens output in excess of 20,000lm.
CFL stands for Compact Fluorescent Lamp, a small fluorescent light bulb that uses 75% less energy than a traditional incandescent bulb and can be screwed into the light fixing,