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LEDS: Don't mix. You can't match

Published in Technology & Computing

LED lights are a big hit. With low power consumption, long life bulbs, a relatively high light output and little heat radiating onto the set, they have become highly sought after. Kieron Seth looks at the plusses and pitfalls of LED lighting.

The classic redhead light goes LED

Published in Production

Phil Rhodes looks at Photon Beard's modern update on a classic lighting instrument.

HMI remains a viable and useful lighting technology. Phil Rhodes explains the science behind this enduring type of illumination

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

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

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

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

Europe's Largest Indoor LED Screen Goes Live

Published in Technology & Computing

Digital Signage is gradually replacing traditional poster sites and now the largest indoor LED screen in Europe has gone live at Waterloo Station in London

Better lighting with quantum dots?

Published in Production

RedShark Technical Editor Phil Rhodes lifts the veil on quantum dots, and reveals why they may revolutionize lighting and display technology.

Fireflies make LEDs better

Published in Technology & Computing

Cheap, long-lasting, and green: LED lights have become indispensible for many video professionals. And, thanks to the friendly firefly (and some scientists), they are about to get much better

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