How many watt seconds does it take to overpower the sun?
You really want >=1000w/s overpower the sun and underexpose daylight. Also, more power means you can balance daylight with less power and recycle quicker+get more pops if you use a battery.
Can Godox AD200 overpower the sun?
The Godox AD200 is slightly larger than a standard speedlight, but at 200 watt seconds, it’s approximately three times more powerful. Is it going to completely overpower the sun like a 600 w/s light is capable of doing? Of course not. But it will give you a lot more leeway than a speedlight.
Is 200w Strobe enough?
Simple answer: 200 w\s lights are generally good for a small\medium sided studio using small\medium sized modifiers. Outdoors, you will most likely want more power unless shooting in the early morning\evening.
Can you bounce flash outside?
Bounced light looks great when you have a nearby ceiling or wall (preferably white, so there is no color cast to the light). You can bounce a flash both indoors (it’s quite easy to do in a white house) and outdoors, though bouncing outdoors can be tough, as you need a surface to do the bouncing.
How many Monolights do I need?
Most people will need no more than 4, which will give you a key light (main light on the subject), fill (as its name suggests, just adds a bit of fill to remove excess shadows), a hair light and a background light – or you can use the hair and background light as both background lights in high key photos.
How long do strobe bulbs last?
About 7 minutes if you leave them on. In truth the answer is it depends. A good brand with light to moderate use should last for many years. A cheap tube or thousands of shots a day will get you a much shorter life span, it’s usually not a problem though as there are third party sources for most flash tubes.
How do you shoot flashes at sunset?
Here are the basic steps for getting a good flash exposure at sunset.
- Expose For The Ambient Light. When using flash outdoors, the first step should be to get the right exposure for the sky without flash (because your flash has no effect on it).
- Add In Flash.
- Gel For Color Balancing.
- Check Your Histogram.