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Old April 29th, 2006, 04:29 PM   #1
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Evenness of fresnel lights

Do fresnel lights produce an equally even light in spot mode as in flood mode? If not, what is a typical drop-off ratio?

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Old May 1st, 2006, 01:27 PM   #2
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This will vary from different models and manufacturers. The best thing to do is play with the individual lights in a dark studio and see what looks you get depending on the zoom amount.
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Old May 3rd, 2006, 11:10 AM   #3
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As per michael. Also if you do find that the beam is uneven, especilly with open faced units, a light frost, or light diffusion can help smooth things out.
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