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I'm shooting a still life using 2 small torch globes and was after advice about what would be the best lighting (and film) to use, tungsten or flash?? the globes will be placed inside a baby dolls head for more illuminance. The colour balance would obviously be upset, but im not sure which way......i'm shooting 4x5 (colour amd B&W) and obviously haven't chosen film yet !!
-- ade (email@example.com), April 16, 2002
I'd use flash, setting the aperture to underexpose a third or a half stop and using a shutter speed that would allow the torch globes to be seen well. Then I'd try some other exposure combinations and pick the one I liked best. If you use studio strobes, shut off the modeling lights before you open the shutter.
-- Keith Nichols (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 17, 2002.