I have now organized backdrops for my studio, and the next mission is getting monoheads, shapers and stands.
As far as this equipment go, I have received 3 quotes from studio equipment outlets. All 3 amount to close to R11K, and include 3 high-watt monoheads, spring loaded stands, boomstand, monoboxes, barndoor, snout and wireless trigger.
For this money I'm (obviously) not getting Elinchrom, but (probably) Chinese brands like Jinbei Spark, Hylow, Godox and Photon. As I can't find Amazon reviews on them, I'm wondering if any studio owners on this forum use these lights and if there are of these brands that are recommended or you have had any bad experiences with (i.e. recycle times, overheating, discharging, firing on time, etc).
Any help would be appreciated.
Hi Amelia !
I like the fact that you have a mentor. We can learn so much from them and especially if they are working photographers in the business or serious amateurs. Usually the information we get from them is first-hand and learned from experience. This is a very important subject you touched on and from our side as Admins of this site we strongly encourage our fellow photographers to have mentors. Thank you for that.
Thank you for the invitation Amelia.
I would have loved to go, but unfortunately I have a couple of previous engagements later today.