Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling power output, part of Up and Running with Studio Strobes.
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Once you've made your determination about shutter…speed and aperture, it's time to actually…start tweaking the lights to get the image to look the way that you want.…And each of these lights have a power setting and…they're going to be putting out at a certain wattage or F-stop.…So, one way to do this is simply take a test…shot, and look at the image and see if you like it.…And then tweak your lights based upon that.…So I'm going to simply go…in, I'm going to zoom in to Valerie here.…so, I look at this image, and I can see that…the light coming from the right side is way too bright.…
The left sides not bad by comparison for…my aperture but I want to start doing some adjustments.…So Rich let's turn down the brightness of the…octobox and one of the things I want you to…take into account is we do have modifiers on…some of these lights, actually on all of these lights.…Later on we're going to be showing you how each…of these modifiers work so you'll be comfortable with them.…But for now, just setting up how bright the shot is, and how bright…
- Why shoot with strobes?
- Buying a lighting setup or parts
- Mixing brands
- Understanding the components of a studio strobe kit
- Getting to know your lights
- Triggering a light
- Setting up your lights effectively
- Testing your strobes
- Modifying strobe lights