Jump to content


Photo

LED Photo flood Equivalent


  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 J. Lamar King

J. Lamar King
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 764 posts
  • Gaffer
  • Los Angeles

Posted 19 October 2016 - 05:26 PM

Any good recs on a LED globe that could replace a blue dipped photo flood? Looking for something with a screw base that could put out around 250w equivalent daylight that won't flicker. Hopefully it would also be frosted. Anything out there like that?


  • 0


Support Cinematography.com and buy gear using our Amazon links!
PANASONIC LUMIX GH5 Body 4K Mirrorless Camera, 20.3 Megapixels, Dual I.S. 2.0, 4K 422 10-bit, Full Size HDMI Out, 3 Inch Touch LCD, DC-GH5KBODY (USA Black)

#2 Stuart Brereton

Stuart Brereton
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 2856 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Los Angeles

Posted 19 October 2016 - 05:40 PM

Take a look at the CREE daylight range. You can dim them with a regular dimmer, and the color rendition is pretty good. I've only used the 75w equivalents, but I think they make more powerful globes. Home Depot stock them.


  • 0

#3 Phil Rhodes

Phil Rhodes
  • Sustaining Members
  • 11814 posts
  • Other

Posted 19 October 2016 - 07:10 PM

B&Q don't.
  • 0

#4 J. Lamar King

J. Lamar King
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 764 posts
  • Gaffer
  • Los Angeles

Posted 19 October 2016 - 07:30 PM

Thanks for the tip Stuart. Just picked up a couple and will test. Anybody else??


  • 0

#5 J. Lamar King

J. Lamar King
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 764 posts
  • Gaffer
  • Los Angeles

Posted 22 October 2016 - 11:33 PM

So I bought some of the Cree 100w Daylight globes from Home Depot and we tested them today with C300's shooting 23.98. They did not flicker at full brightness and are very punchy for a LED light. I did not have a chance to test them on camera while dimmed but they do have a useful range that they can be dimmed on a hand squeezer. We replaced all the CFL globes in ceiling can lights throughout our picture house with these and shot several Reality TV scenes and they were a perfect mix with our Lite Gear Light Mats set to full daylight and the daylight coming from the windows.


  • 0

#6 Adrian Sierkowski

Adrian Sierkowski
  • Sustaining Members
  • 7041 posts
  • Cinematographer
  • Los Angeles, Ca

Posted 24 October 2016 - 12:56 AM

I also use the Crees, though i haven't yet found anything more powerful than  a 100W equiv.


  • 0



Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

CineLab

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Aerial Filmworks

Rig Wheels Passport

rebotnix Technologies

FJS International, LLC

Glidecam

Abel Cine

Paralinx LLC

Metropolis Post

Visual Products

Ritter Battery

The Slider

Willys Widgets

Technodolly

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Tai Audio

CineTape

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Paralinx LLC

Ritter Battery

Tai Audio

Technodolly

Glidecam

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Rig Wheels Passport

FJS International, LLC

Willys Widgets

The Slider

Visual Products

Abel Cine

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Aerial Filmworks

Metropolis Post

CineTape

CineLab

rebotnix Technologies