Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Strobe lighting is good at freezing action, part of Up and Running with Studio Strobes.
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Another reason I love to work with strobes,…is it's much easier to freeze action, and…not have to worry about my shutter speed being so slow that I get blurry movement.…As a matter of fact, when working with strobes, there are two things involved.…First of all, you can set your shutter speed faster, say, 125th of a second…but you don't go too fast, and we'll look at that a little bit later.…So you set your camera at a fast shutter speed,…and these lights they actually flash in a much shorter interval then even your…shutter, so maybe a 800ths of a second or 1 2000ths of a second.…
And you're literally only exposing your image for that short period of time.…And it's great if you want to shoot dancers or…motion, and make sure that it's stills tack sharp.…
- 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