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ILLUMINALL@aol.com wrote: Can anyone make any recommendations > for other lighting >> > > > > My favorite viewing light solution costs only about one seventh as much as > the GTI desktop lightbox with dimmers, takes up no desk space, doesn't > flicker, and has colorimetrically better quality light, as well as good > color temperature, but it is not very useful for viewing transparencies. This is actually an excellent suggestion for lighting (and since it was made before in this list, I went out and bought a bunch of it for some areas of the studio). The only drawback is that it can produce some very hard light with hard-edge shadows and some very crispy specular highlights off reflective surfaces (typical of a small light source a relatively large distance from the surface, it becomes more like a point light source than a broad). In some long-term use environments it can produce some eyestrain. In a situation like this, it's a good idea to use a number of these bulbs overhead, or add some that are bounced off ceiling or walls to fill those hard shadows and soften the overall lighting. david - Please do not include an entire message in your response. Delete the excess. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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