How to Better Light Your World

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OMT! gave you the lowdown on her Blue Yeti and today we talk about how to better light your world.

As most photographers, I prefer natural light when I shoot, but some days, even in sunny Texas, the lighting is subpar.

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When the light won’t cooperate with my vision, I simply set up my light kit: Photography Photo Portrait Studio 600W Day Light Umbrella Continuous Lighting Kit by LimoStudio, LMS103

How to Better Light Your World

(source: Amazon)

An online entrepreneur like yourself, needs a great light set-up for when the sun fails ya!

Here’s what’s included:

(2) x LimoStudio 86″ Tall Studio High Output Umbrella Flash Strobe Light Stand
(1) x LimoStudio 28″ Tall Studio Quality High Output Accent Light Table Top Light Stand
(3) x LimoStudio Studio Single Head Photo Lighting Fluorescent Light Holder
(3) x LimoStudio Digital Full Spectrum Light Bulb 45W Photo CFL 6500K, Daylight Balanced, Pure White
(1) x Convenient Umbrella Carry Case | (1) x Bulb carry bag

Detailed Product Description:

Upgraded item includes a new carrying case for your bulbs! ( I LOVE this item!)

[2 x] 33″ Photography Studio Translucent Shoot Through White Photo Video Umbrella:

• Made of High Quality Nylon Construction

• Works well to diffuse the light from any Flash/Strobe Light and Constant Light

• Premium Snow White translucent Reflector (33″ Wide)

• Reflect and Spread light stream evenly

• Eliminate glare and spots

[3 x] Single Head Photo Lighting Fluorescent Light Holder:

• On/Off Switch

• Max power can be used 105W energy saving bulb

• Lamp base E26/E27 x1

• Code&Plug included (9 ft.)

[2 x] 86″ Tall Studio Quality High Output Umbrella Flash Strobe Light Stand:

• Material: Premium Aluminum Alloy Construction

• Solid Safety 3 Legs Stages

• Light Weight: Easy to Move

• Industrial Standard Mounting Stud

[3 x] Digital Full Spectrum Light Bulb – 45W Photo CFL 6500K, Daylight Balanced:

• Energy Saving Compact Fluorescent Spiral Bulb – Saves energy up to 80%

• Regular Screw Base

• Color Temperature: 6500K

• Watts: 45W – Equals to 200W Regular Incandescent Light Bulb Output

• Style: Spiral

• Lamp Tone: Day Light

• Overall Diameter: 2.3″

• Overall Length: 7.1″

[1 x] 28″ Tall Studio Quality High Output Accent Light Table Top Light Stand:

• Material: Premium Aluminum Alloy Construction

• Safety 3 Legs Stages

• Locking System for Light Safety

[1 x] Convenient Umbrella Carry Case

[1 x] Bulb carry bag

• Premium Quality Nylon Material

Here’s a video review of the light kit I own. Someone get the lights!

The light kit is inexpensive, but a little powerhouse.

~ It fits my needs and I use it in conjunction with natural lighting, especially if the lighting is a bit harsh (the umbrellas diffuse nicely).

~ The kit has improved the quality of my photos when available natural lighting is questionable.

~ The umbrella stands are easy and quick to set-up – easy on/off switches – everything stores compactly in a small bag.

Pro: the light bulb carry bag is brilliant.

Con: the bulbs are CFLs and I abhor CFLs. I’m looking into replacing them, ASAP.

For the price, this light kit is a stellar deal.

At the moment, mine is set up in my office for facebook live videos. They knock down the glare from my window and soften the images (images = me).

I have also used them for my food photography when the lighting isn’t just right.

OMT likey!

I wouldn’t hesitate to buy this package again (it was a Christmas gift!) or gift it myself. I love it that much.

If you haven’t made the jump to a kit yet, you can hardly go wrong with this one.

Happy Shopping!

 

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  1. Thanks for sharing this. Lighting is the biggest issue I have taking photos in my home, as we have canned lighting in the ceilings of every room. They create awful glare. I always assumed a lighting kit would be too expensive for the amateur work that I do, but this kit is very reasonably priced.

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