Gear Type: Continuous lighting
Adaptalux hopes to crowd-fund its new special-effect flexible lighting arms for lighting close-ups.
Guest post: Arthur Smith from LEDwatcher explains the advantages and disadvantages of using LEDs for photographic and video lighting.
Rotolight has announced the upgraded Anova Pro 2, a large bi-colour LED panel that supports high-speed sync flash for stills photography.
The Westcott Solix is a daylight-balanced LED lamp with an integrated speedring and magnetic accessory mount, aimed at photographers and filmmakers.
A brief run-down of some sub-$1000 continuous lighting kits that are portable and support mains and battery power.
The Aurora C-Lux works as a modelling lamp and deflector for Firefly beauty box softboxes.
New LED versions of the traditional “redhead” tungsten lamps have appeared on the market, at a very reasonable price.
Falcon Eyes Sophiez LED panels produce soft light with no diffusers or light shapers required.
The Aputure Light Storm LS C300D is an LED lamp that works with the same light-shaping tools as studio flashes, and claims equivalent output to a 2000-watt tungsten lamp.
A Kickstarter campaign has been launched for Colorspike, an RGB light stick that can generate custom light patterns for stills and video.
The ghostLED is a battery-powered flash and continuous lamp designed for location photography and video lighting.
Polaroid’s $125 LED panel can be moulded into any shape for creative lighting effects, and includes built-in wireless control.