LEDs and the power to (battery) weight ratio

Published in Production

Watt’s up: Why you can still only get a certain amount of brightness from a battery you can carry on your back whatever you’re using.

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.

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

Sony has debuted a new type of LED screen that aims to expand the colour gamut and and dynamic range of large video installations, even as resolutions reach 8K and beyond.

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.

Understanding Colour: Colour Gamuts

Published in Technology & Computing

Gamut is one of the stranger words in the English language. Phil Rhodes sheds some light on this often misunderstood term

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

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).

Reliable and affordable studio backlighting

Published in Post & VFX

Flanders Scientific has released a budget-friendly option for lighting your colour grading suite.

All you ever need to know about Dedolight LEDs

Published in Production

Want to know more about LED lighting? Here's your chance.

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