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03-17-2016, 06:25 AM   #1
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Spread of lighting

Hi all,

I've got a 600W strobe head, and a 60x90cm (2x3ft) softbox.
I'm wondering if there's a way to find out how much area the strobe will light up? (besides trial and error)

I've got a 4.5m backdrop I need to cover. I'm thinking if I crank up the power, and move it a couple meters away, that should be enough?

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QuoteOriginally posted by cpho Quote
Hi all,

I've got a 600W strobe head, and a 60x90cm (2x3ft) softbox.
I'm wondering if there's a way to find out how much area the strobe will light up? (besides trial and error)

I've got a 4.5m backdrop I need to cover. I'm thinking if I crank up the power, and move it a couple meters away, that should be enough?
I'm sure there is some sort of mathematical way, but easiest would be trial and error
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Just kill all the lights in the room and take a picture with a wide angle lens to see.
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