Lux and Lumens Explained: How They Can Help and Hurt When Buying Lights

Lux and Lumens Explained: How They Can Help and Hurt When Buying Lights

Lumens and Lux have started showing up in the specs for video as well as commercial lights, but what are they and how can you use them? Frank explains the difference between Lux, Lumens and Foot Candles, how to convert them, and which specs are helpful and which aren’t when you’re purchasing or renting lights for your video production.

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