Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Keeping lights cool, part of Up and Running with Studio Strobes.
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It's a good idea to keep your cool when on a shoot.…And that's especially true when you're dealing with your lights.…these lights can get very, very hot, and they can get hot for a couple of reasons.…One, the modeling light if you have it turned way up is going to heat…up, and second, the more you flash that…strobe, the hotter the light's going to get.…And eventually it could actually shut down until it cools off.…So there's…a couple of things that are built into the light that we know that will keep it cool.…And that's the fan.…
And we looked at the fan, or we actually…heard the fan in early, in an earlier video.…But in addition to letting the fan do its job.…It's important that when you are just working with talent or…you are setting up your camera or maybe changing a lens.…There is no need to keep these modelling lights on, and sometimes…even keeping the light power. So it's really important for the life…span of this bulb, to turn it off or turn it down when you're not using it.…
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