A short description of how Calumet's Travelite strobe system works.
If you're looking for dependable lighting for your studio or to take on location, you'll find no better value than Travelites.
Behind the scenes look into the photo shoot for the July August issue of The Wedded Bliss bridal magazine.
STOBE POWER JOHN SISKIN
I have been working with and writing about strobes for several decades. In that time I've made a really huge number of images with strobes. All strobes have certain characteristics: they have a daylight spectrum, and the light has very short duration. These characteristics make them the best lights for still photography, because you can mix strobes with daylight and also stop action. Several characteristics are really important in understanding how useful any particular strobe might be. First, know how much light output the unit has. Second, know the coverage of the strobe, how big an angle it illuminates and how evenly. Third, does the unit have a modeling light? These continuous lights on a strobe make it easier to see what the strobe will do. Fourth, how quickly does it recycle, that is how soon is it ready to shoot again? Fifth, how portable is the unit? Finally, how easy is it to control the unit: will the strobe work with your camera's automation? How ...