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can a aputure f7 be used as a key light.

Hi. I am looking for a light cause right now I dont have any. I also want something to go on my camera if I need it, but I saw the f7 and wandered if I could use it as a keylight too? I havent seen much people use it as a key light but you know I wanna know.

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I have one and I think it can, if it's close enough to the subject, and isn't diffused too much, it's on the limit tho.

 

I mean it can for close up head shots or B roll of smaller objects, but don't expect it to be ideal for full body shots or like of larger object's like a ATV or whatever.

 

Take what I said with little bit of salt tho, because haven't used it too much yet.

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4 hours ago, Mihle said:

I have one and I think it can, if it's close enough to the subject, and isn't diffused too much, it's on the limit tho.

 

I mean it can for close up head shots or B roll of smaller objects, but don't expect it to be ideal for full body shots or like of larger object's like a ATV or whatever.

 

Take what I said with little bit of salt tho, because haven't used it too much yet.

im saying mkbhd type

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4 hours ago, Mihle said:

I have one and I think it can, if it's close enough to the subject, and isn't diffused too much, it's on the limit tho.

 

I mean it can for close up head shots or B roll of smaller objects, but don't expect it to be ideal for full body shots or like of larger object's like a ATV or whatever.

 

Take what I said with little bit of salt tho, because haven't used it too much yet.

what is a good small enough camera mountable key light than?

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5 hours ago, RTX 2070 Max-Q said:

what is a good small enough camera mountable key light than?

camera mounted and key light don't go together.
an on camera light is mostly for a bit more fill during a night shot.

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14 hours ago, GDRRiley said:

camera mounted and key light don't go together.
an on camera light is mostly for a bit more fill during a night shot.

okay ill buy a mx cause its smaller and I dont need a huge light (Its also build in battery which is a bonus)

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10 minutes ago, RTX 2070 Max-Q said:

okay ill buy a mx cause its smaller and I dont need a huge light (Its also build in battery which is a bonus)

I'd put an internal battery as a downside for most uses

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1 minute ago, GDRRiley said:

I'd put an internal battery as a downside for most uses

Really?

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4 minutes ago, RTX 2070 Max-Q said:

Really?

I'd rather be able to swap the battery to keep using it during a long day

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1 minute ago, GDRRiley said:

I'd rather be able to swap the battery to keep using it during a long day

True, but its big to have a external battery

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