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Recommendation for lights?

I have to do a portrait assignment for a photography course I am doing.

I have a friend who is willing to model and a time and a place, however I think it will be dark.

Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced light I can use to help illuminate her face.

Either one I hold free hand or can attached to my Olympus?

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Re: Recommendation for lights?

Flash? With a diffuser maybe?
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Re: Recommendation for lights?

Hmm ok that's an idea
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Re: Recommendation for lights?

What about one of those constant LED lights. Mind you never tried one - has anyone else?
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Re: Recommendation for lights?

A Lume cube might do the job.




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Re: Recommendation for lights?

Cool. I'll take a look. Thanks.
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Re: Recommendation for lights?

Or maybe just a cheap 30 Led Panel from a big supermarket? I keep one in my car instead of a torch.
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Re: Recommendation for lights?

I got 10, 12V 48 LED Super Bright White Piranha LED panels, from eBay and made a bigger panel from 9 of them stuck together in a DVD case. It runs off a 12V adaptor indoors or any 12V battery outside.




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Re: Recommendation for lights?

Keith - Definitely believe Tom is leading you astray - Your original post mentioned nothing about WATER, or bums.
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That is very true. I chose to ignore them 🙃
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Re: Recommendation for lights?

Well the way I see it is photography should be fun so if it makes you smile it you must be having fun.

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