A&P I'm trying to setup cheap interior lighting.

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  1. Valence

    Valence Gustav Refugee

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    I'm setting up a system for some indoor macro shots. I've heard of the GE Reveal bulbs, and coupling that with the 8 - 10 inch clamp lights w/ reflectors from Home Depot. All of this on the dining room table, covered with black or white cloth and Emerson tri fold project board of same color.

    Now, are the Reveal bulbs that good at reproducing daylight? They claim to produce an accurate full spectrum light, without the yellow some other bulbs produce. I've seen expensive "real color" lights in like Michaels and Hobby lobby, this seems almost too good to be true...
     
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    Look at getting a couple HID (high intensity discharge) lamps. You can get metal halide lamps in fixture ready to plug in. They are very bright & warmup inside of a minute and you can get them in 5000 - 6000 Kelvin range, great for photography.

    That and maybe a material to act as a soft screen.

    Check your hardware store.
     
  3. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    awesome link. i've used something similar to that in the past
     

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