Just about every other month, and especially when I do lectures and workshops, I get asked about the “perfect” lighting kit. Invariably someone will send me a link to something they found online or bring me a brochure or ask me about this kit or that “Is it a good kit?”
My answer, unfortunately, is nearly always the same, “Looks like it could be good… It really depends… ”
Unfortunately, it does depend.
It depends on a lot of factors—such as:
- Your budget
- Your intended use(s)
- Your shooting style
- Your physical space/weight and size requirements
Budget is a biggie. Lighting is rarely, if ever, cheap. Although good, high-quality lighting fixtures will last you a long, long time and are, therefore, ...