Studio Lighting

Monolight- monolight is a self-contained photographic flash lighting unit usually found in a studio.

Stands- have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet

Reflectors- In photography and cinematography, a reflector is an improvised or specialised reflective surface used to redirect light towards a given subject or scene.

Pocket wizards- The PocketWizard is a wireless radio triggering system for off-camera lighting developed in the late 1990s, by LPA Design. It requires a transmitter electrically connected to the camera, usually mounted on the camera's hot shoe to trigger a remote receiver connected to a remote flash unit via a PC Cord.

Hot shoe- a socket on a camera with direct electrical contacts for an attached flashgun or other accessory.

Sync Cord- a sync cord connects a flash gun to a camera, so that when you press the shutter relese, the camera's shutter opens at the same time the flash fires.

Diffuser- flash diffuser spreads the light from the flash of a camera. In effect, the light will not come from one concentrated source (like a spotlight), but rather will spread out, bounce from reflective ceilings and walls, thus getting rid of harsh light, and hard shadows.

Barn Doors- Barn doors are light modifiers that shape and direct light.

Gels- as lighting gel or simply gel, is a transparent colored material that is used in theater, event production, photography, videography and cinematography to color light and for color correction.

Gobos or flags- a physical stencil or template that is placed inside or in front of a light source, to control the shape of the emitted light.

sand bags-a bag filled with sand, used in fortification, as ballast

tripod- a tripod is used to stabilize and elevate a camera, a flash unit, or other photographic equipment.


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