Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Monolights and flash heads, part of Up and Running with Studio Strobes.
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So you've gotten around to ordering your light kit, and it has arrived.…>> Yep.…>> And let's take a look at some of the…things that actually might be contained in that light kit.…So you have an understanding of what's what.…And so you don't accidentally throw anything away.…>> Yeah.…The obvious one that you spent the most money on is probably the light itself.…Which you're seeing here, and depending upon the type of kit you ordered, you…might actually have different shapes, you know, here we have a, a mono light where…most of the stuff is all self-contained.…There's going to be electronics on the back of…the light, a place to plug in a cord.…
It's pretty much a self-contained unit as opposed to what you have there.…>> And this is basically just a flash head.…It's no power. There is no controls.…And there's a little fan, and all of this actually will go to another item.…To a power pack which is everything that would have been in the back here.…And as a matter of fact, we have a couple of extra pieces on here.…
- 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