Among photographers seeking continuous light sources, LED lights have become a popular choice. But are they really superior to studio flash for all types of photography?
In this live photography workshop, now available as a replay, Karl takes you through the pros and cons of using continuous LED lighting in the studio.
To demonstrate the challenges of working with LEDs, Karl undertakes a product shoot with an eye-catching Converse shoe. Though he achieves a striking final image, the hard work and meticulous adjustments required to do so reveals the limitations of these lights – and enables Karl to make a compelling case for his preferred studio flash alternatives.
As he works on the shot, Karl answers a number of insightful questions from members watching live. He also discusses circumstances in which LEDs might be advantageous – for example, when capturing video and stills simultaneously.
In this class:
- Lighting techniques for product photography
- Product photography with LED lights
- How to photograph footwear
- Pros and cons of LED lighting
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