Everything you need to know about the DT50…
The DT50 is a unique lighting solution for your still and motion photography. The DT50 creates quality continuous soft light and is designed for use with your DSLR camera. It is an easy-to-use, cool and quiet soft light source that allows for feathering where precise light control is desired.
The light was conceived in a dynamic learning environment by a team of experienced and creative photographers motivated by the need for a versatile and affordable light that would:
- consistently perform in a range of conditions
- maximize the opportunities afforded by the advances of today’s DSLR’s
- be a viable lighting solution given the changing landscape of the photography industry (i.e. economic conditions, new technologies and shifting consumer demands)
Yes! This powerful light was designed to provide studio quality lighting on the go. It is lightweight and compact, ideal for location shoots.
Not at all! Ease of use for both the novice and the pro was a key design element of the DT50. The beauty of the light is that it’s not only very easy to set up; it is also very easy to control the light for a variety of lighting effects. You can see the light pattern and with little effort it can be finessed to the desired effect.
The DT50 light has been designed to easily provide a wide array of effects. Easily create endless effects from traditional to edgy. The lights can easily be modified for beauty and actor headshots. The light provides controlled light patterns for stunning tabletop and product shots. The soft continuous light is also a great choice for pet and newborn portraiture as there is no flash.
There are several easy ways to alter the pattern and type of light depending on your needs. There is a recessed scrim built into the light to provide a quality soft daylight source. The removable grid directs and hardens the light pattern. The light has a hi/low switch for intensity. You can use the combination of intensity along with distance and angle of the light to the subject to achieve an array of patterns. By adjusting the grid you will control the hardness of the light. With a little practice, precise control of light is very easily obtained.
The compact design fits easily into small spaces. It is lightweight and can be hand held for short interviews. The electronic no flicker ballasts provide a clean and consistent light. The light is very durable for extended use on location and will not generate heat. The cool, continuous lighting doesn’t produce background noise when recording audio.
The DT50 is compact and lightweight for easy transport. With a power source the light can be operated in dry conditions. With the use of a power inverter or battery pack the light makes a portable light source for still or motion capture.
The DT50 is constructed of diamond plate aluminum with a recessed scrim for durability. It is available in two sizes for added versatility. The durable construction provides dependable light at an affordable price.
The light weighs 8 lbs with the mount; several pounds lighter than comparable lights on the market. The DT50 is equipped with a handle for your convenience.
The DT50 comes standard with a 6” long 5/8” stem for easy install on a standard light stand or C stand. The light can be hand held, set on a desk or tethered overhead for those more challenging shoots. The DT50 can also be stacked for advanced lighting such as beauty and actor headshots.
Yes. There are currently two models available; the 2-foot light with a hi/low switch and the 4-foot strip light. Both lights mount the same and have detachable 15’ cords. The 2-foot light is compact, powerful and provides a beautiful light that is easily controlled. The 4-foot strip light is excellent for sculpting as a rim, hair and backlight. Both models are great for video capture.
There are several ways to use the lights that will serve your clients and encourage more sales. The lighting is currently being used with great success to shoot senior portraits, actor headshots, traditional and alternative portraits, pet portraits and newborns. Commercial tabletop and product images can be produced with less set up and precise light control. The cool lights are great for shooting food and flowers as well. The lighting performs well in event booths, for video interviews and is an excellent teaching tool for workshops. The cool continuous soft light produced by the DT50 makes for a great artists light for extended sessions. Photography assistants are adding the lights to their day rate by offering lighting as part of their services for both motion and still.
The DT50 offers several benefits that differentiate it from other lighting options on the market. The light was designed with versatility in mind and provides a wide array of lighting effects for still and motion imaging. It was also designed for durability and mobility; it’s lighter weight and more compact than comparable lights. Easy set-up and adjustments allow you to focus on what’s important in your shoot.
The lighting can easily be used to create still images and capture digital motion in the same shoot. No need for multiple lights and stands.
The DT50 produces a quality of light that insures the creation of beautiful and stunning images. The light can be finessed with precision providing exacting results when every detail counts.
The rugged light is designed for commercial applications with a tough diamond plate body, a heavy-duty mount and an extra long detachable cord. Lightweight and compact, they can easily be tethered and hand held when needed.