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Opinion: Watch out for dubious LED claims

Published in Technology & Computing

Some LED manufacturers are making claims about efficiency that just don't make sense, says Phil Rhodes

Retrofitting hot lights with 1kw-equivalent LEDs?

Published in Production

A new product might hold the key to LED output matching that of 1k tungesten lights and could pave the way for a retrofitting trend.

Are LEDs really more efficient?

Published in Technology & Computing

Raise your hand if you are interested in LED lighting because it lets you get more light for less power

RedShark Review: Zylight F8 LED Fresnel

Published in Production

Phil Rhodes recently had the chance to test Zylight's F8 LED fresnel and discovered some innovations that may differentiate it from the competition.

Lighting: The Quest for White - Part 2

Published in Technology & Computing

Part 2 of our investigation into whether we can ever get good colour from modern lighting

Could simulated skylights work for film production?

Published in Production

Phil Rhodes profiles a CoeLux, a new simulated skylight marketed to hotels and upscale residences, and explores whether such a product could be utilized for filmmaking.

The white heat of technology: Phil Rhodes talks about white light and a possible means of obtaining it with the minimum possible use of power.

The current fixation on resolution is misplaced and we’re in danger of missing the point completely when we make films and videos

The problem with LED Lighting - video

Published in Technology & Computing

LED lighting in still photography and video is problematic because even though you can approximate a white-looking light, there are gaps in the spectrum that can leave some colours under-illuminated

RedShark Summer Replay: If you don't understand how we see colour, you don't understand colour. This may be the most important lesson about colour you ever read (first published October 2014).

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