Doctorseyes LED Ringlights Revolutionise Macro Photography
Revolutionising artificial light photography, LED constant
output technology confers the benefit over traditional electronic
flash systems in that you can actually evaluate the quality
of illumination before pressing the shutter.
With ‘always on’ LEDs, composing and precision
focusing are made very much easier and faster and any unwanted
reflections or shadows are easily picked up removing the guesswork
and calculations that typically makes electronic flash photography
a hit and miss affair.
This is especially so with macro/close up applications. and
new to the UK via exclusive photo market distributors Kauser
International, are the German designed and manufactured Doctorseyes
LED ringlight heads with a choice of either ‘Compact’
or ‘Professional’ dedicated power and light control
As the name suggests, these units have been developed to meet
the stringent demands of medical sectors, but have readily
been accepted as the perfect accompaniment for the pro/am
consumer digital/film/DVD/video user.
Depending on fitting size, the Doctorseyes ringlight heads
features from between 20-70 special white ultrabright individual
LEDs which have been hand-selected to provide unparalleled
brightness (50x that of a conventional leading marque ringflash!),
a constant 6000 Kelvin ‘cloudy‘ daylight temperature
for optimum colour work, plus ensuring TTL exposures are at
normal daylight values obviating the need for special aperture/speeds
to be set.
Entry level Power and Light control system is the PLC-C Compact,
a microprocessor controlled high performance, fast charging
low energy consumption battery pack, with 2x brightness levels
and segmental control of ringlight LED output.
Power and Light Controller PLC-4 Professional with its LCD
function/status display features an extensive 12x levels of
brightness and a memory facility for repeatable settings,
Moreover, with the PLC-4, the versatility of the Doctorseyes
ringlight can be increased with the addition of a pair of
dedicated click-mounting Winglights which feature 2x 30 additional
LED’s, which can be used off axis, for additional modelling.
Doctorseyes Controller/Ringlight Sets are available to suit
lens filter threads from 52- 82mm with prices starting from
£360 inc. VAT (Compact Version) and £599 inc.
VAT (SLR Version).