By April 20, 2013 1 Comments

How Do You KNOW if an LED Light Meets PRO PHOTO+VIDEO Standards?

Seems like there’s a lotta hype surrounding LED lights lately, We see some misused CRI numbers being posted as “the way” to measure light quality. Sure CRI (Color Rendering Index) is a trusted scale for evaluating color for tungsten, fluorescent, flash and other types of light, but what about using it for LED?  Not so fast.

I am a light tech…a geek and I have just had my color meter modified by Sekonic to be the most accurate meter of it’s type and I do see a problem with CRI data for LEDs.

Before you buy ANY LED lights, please watch this!

About the Author:

Will Crockett, commercial hybrid photographer, photo technology developer, and webTV personality is focused on learning how to master hybrid imaging. The skillful blend of photo+video+audio is clearly the future of photography, but how do we shoot and shape and share and sell these hybrid "eProducts"? Dunno, but with Will Crockett as the technical genius and unstoppable force behind this transition from shooting still photos into creating pictures with depth and dimension we will surely figure it out! : ) Will is an open, honest, bright guy that shares what he learns here on this website about hybrid, eProducts, mirrorless cameras, and all the wonderful software tools that allow us to make better, smarter images for share or the sell. For years, non-pro photographers and pros alike have seen Will's videos, gone to his fun live events, and learned how to be a smarter photographer. Take a look at Will's current (and classic) images at, his consulting work for clients big and small at, and the great info on hybrid eProducts and mirrorless cameras on, and of course his premium videos at Will is credited with the construction of the Lumix Luminary talent team, and the Fujifilm Elite Talent team, and is our "coach" of the Hybrid Heroes.

1 Comment on "How Do You KNOW if an LED Light Meets PRO PHOTO+VIDEO Standards?"

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  1. Smithbergerphoto says:

    I searched for the other video that you referenced and couldn’t locate it. Can you help a brother out and post a link?

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