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DP's, Suggest Affordable ''Do-it-all'' LIGHT PLEASE!


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#1 Maxime Normandin

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 10:49 AM

I'm planning my next short and I have 600$ to spend on a light.

 

I need something very practicle, something that will serve in many different situations.

 

I know I'm asking for A LOT and I know there's no such thing as a ''do-it-all'' light.

 

But you get the idea...

 

Your suggestions are very, very welcomed!

 

Max 


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#2 Mark Kenfield

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Posted 16 August 2014 - 10:28 AM

I'd go looking for a couple of used fixtures, most likely a 2000w Blondie, and a 650w Fresnel. You can get a lot done with those two fixtures.


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#3 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 16 August 2014 - 11:40 AM

I built simple fluorescents. They're soft light only, of course, but it isn't particularly difficult and huge savings can be made.

 

Your ability to turn up to the sort of jobs you do with that sort of gear may be a concern, of course.

 

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