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Anyone tried this for a strobist modeling lamp?

 
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Mar 10, 2009 13:41 |  #1

Just ran across this as I was pondering on how to work with the issue of no modeling lamp for a strobist setup. I think one might be able to press this into service. I'll speculate that it won't be bright enough to overpower the sun, but it might be enough to figure out where to place the shadows and it's cheap enough to be worth a gamble. Has anyone tried it? For those of you experienced with your strobist equipment who may not have used it... What do you think about it's potential?

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Mar 10, 2009 21:48 |  #2

Those little LED lights won't overpower much but indoors you could check shadows and whatnot. With the bracket and other stuff, it might be worth an experiment. You could spend less than $10 on ebay. just search for "21 LED Front + 5 LED Rear Bicycle Bike Head Light" or "Ultra Bright 25 LED Headlight Torch Headlamp Waterproof"


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Mar 10, 2009 21:58 |  #3

Not the answer you were looking for, but have you tried working without the modeling lamp. Its part of the spartan, strobist experience.....


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Mar 10, 2009 21:59 |  #4

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Mar 10, 2009 23:16 |  #5

mattograph wrote in post #7498705 (external link)
Not the answer you were looking for, but have you tried working without the modeling lamp. Its part of the spartan, strobist experience.....

I guess that's why there's not much use for a lamp with the Strobist experience. I was just trying to go even more minimal on the wallet with something to play with under $10 to see if there is any use.

http://www.s131567196.​onlinehome.us/ (external link) These things are out of the ballpaark at $350 for the micro and $2000 for the 1x1 squares.

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