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    Alien Bees: what color?

    I want to get a pair of Alien Bees, but seeing as they come in different colors, I'm wondering what color is best...I am worried that yellow mellow might produce a color cast on my subject. Any thoughts?

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    The casing color wont affect the color of the light (too small, and behind the output) but yellow might show up more in a reflection, so maybe black, if you shoot lots of shiny round things. I have yellow, and never had a problem. There is usually a diffuser in the way, regarless, and if anything winds up in an eyeball or something, its that.

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    I bought 3 AB's of 2 different powers, so the lower power is a different color just for easy identification.


    web site: Dan Henderson, Photographer.com

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    I am not anti-digital. I am pro-film.

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    Mine are white, for what it's worth.



 

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