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Thanks Liz, Bruce, and Britt for your lighting input.

I like being able to control the color of the light, so the Bescor looks
attractive, but more than I want to spend for what may be a one-time use.

I'll keep looking and let the list know if I find something perfect.

Best,
Gretchen

Gretchen Halpert
Illustrator/educator
Scientific Illustration Distance Program
www.gretchenhalpert-distanceprogram.com
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On Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 9:43 PM, Liz Lockett <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> We've been using them quite awhile to light speakers for video and haven't
> had a problem with them.
>
>
>
> On Oct 18, 2017 5:43 PM, "Britt Griswold" <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Watch out for those Bescor LED heads, they are cheaply made. And the
>> battery kit we got with them burn them out in a few minutes. Out battery
>> may have been miss-matched third party by the seller, so I can't say for
>> sure. These batteries seem to be also by Bescor, so might be fine:
>>
>> https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1204174-REG/bescor_le
>> d_70k_led_70_daylight_studio_2.html
>>
>> There are lots of good option once toy move into photography LED lights,
>> but most are going to start in the $150 range. And if they run on
>> batteries, those are specialized and with be $50 each extra.
>>
>> Britt
>>
>> On 10/17/17 9:42 PM, Liz Lockett wrote:
>>
>> You might look at led lamps for photography/videography. You can control
>> the color of the light.
>> Bescor LED-95DK2 Dual LED Light Kit, Heads/Kits & Sets, Head Panels, 2,
>> Daylight ...
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Oct 17, 2017 11:23 AM, "gretchen halpert" <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Folks,
>>
>> I'm looking for a battery operated lamp to use during workshops that has
>> good color balance.
>>
>> Many people use OTT lights. I like them well enough for sketching, but
>> not for watercolor work or direct scientific lighting. I don't like the
>> color the OTT puts out, nor the difficulty getting proper scientific
>> lighting.
>>
>> This lamp was suggested, but I'm not sold on it either.
>> https://www.barnesandnoble.com/reviews/home-gift-co
>> llapsible-led-desk-lamp-reading-light/27433837?ean=978059457
>> 2008#reviews-header
>>
>> Any suggestions? It has to be cordless.
>>
>> Thanks for your experience.
>>
>> Gretchen
>>
>>
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