The Fotodiox DY-200 LED Fresnel lights feature powerful light and offer focusable, dimmable, cool lighting options for video and studio photography work. Available in 5600K daylight and 3200K tungsten color temperatures, the DY-200 and DY-200w LED Fresnel lights feature accurate flicker-free light, low power draw, cool-to-the-touch operation, and remote controlled power and focus. A separate ballast unit and an adjustable yoke mounts on either a floor stand or hangs from a lighting grid for many mounting options. [Read more…]
Lowel’s new Prime Power LED 800 continuous light is now shipping. It joins the Prime LED series with the 200 and 400 models, and offers nearly twice the output of the 400 model with 126-foot candles at 9-feet.
The Lowel Prime Power LED Model 800 retails for $3895; however, street price is currently $2784.95 here at B&H Photo.
The Flaspoint 500C LED dimmable light is a rather compact and affordable LED solution from Adorama. The light features 500 individual LED bulbs – 250 of which are daylight balanced and 250 of which are tungsten balanced.
The two sets of LED bulbs are controlled by two independent dimmer knobs. As a result, you have a fully dimmable light and a variable color temperature light. Both are pretty cool features for a $200 video light. [Read more…]
Check out this $56 Coleman LED lantern kit, which breaks down into 4 separate LED lights with rechargeable batteries.
Of course, Coleman designed this as a camping accessory; however, it looks like it could work well as a compact remote light setup for video. Obviously, it’s not for everyone, but if you are looking for a DIY light kit for your budget videos, this might fit the bill.
Check out the video below where the guys from Cameratown give it a go. [Read more…]
Apple has updated its iMac and Mac Pro line to include the latest Intel processors, adding Core i7 as an iMac option and a dual processor 12-core Mac Pro option.
Additional product releases include a Magic Trackpad for adding MacBook trackpad functionality to desktops, and a new 27″ LED Cinema Display.
Full details at Tech Tilt: Apple Updates iMac and Mac Pro, Introduces Magic Trackpad and New 27-inch LED Cinema Display.
Also, working pros who demand serious horsepower should checkout this insightful post from digital imaging technician, Brook Willard: The State of Apple’s Professional Line. I’m not trying to pile on by any means; however, I think Brook makes some important points about the lack of USB 3.0 and limited PCI slots, among others. Your thoughts?