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by flygirl on Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:34 am
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Hi all

Appreciate any thoughts on this item, Lume Cube.  Has anyone used it for macro?  https://lumecube.com/collections/dslr-photo-video/products/lume-cube-photographer-kit

Thanks!!
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by E.J. Peiker on Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:07 pm
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It's not super bright, around the brightness of an incandescent 60W bulb or about a 10W LED light bulb but for close range stuff it should be OK. Two of them on either side of the camera angled toward the subject could be pretty useful for Macro I think.
 

by scorless on Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:42 pm
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I have been using them to get rid of shadows (as fill flash) on flower images. They work very well for that and I have been very happy with them. E.J. is right they do not give out much light but for certain things they are perfect and don't take much room in the bag
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by SantaFeJoe on Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:51 am
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This isn’t the model you were asking about and is larger, but the nice feature is that the color temp and brightness can be adjusted:

https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/news/lume-cube-releases-new-bi-color-led-panel-that-doubles-as-a-power-bank

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by SantaFeJoe on Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:42 pm
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The latest model:

https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/news/lume-cube-20-the-next-generation-portable-lighting-led-is-here

https://www.dpreview.com/news/0844267163/lumecube-2-0-comes-with-a-rugged-body-and-redesigned-lens-with-80-degree-beam-angle

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by SantaFeJoe on Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:57 am
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I don’t like to promote one retailer over another in general, but BestBuy has a one day deal (today only) on these that looks pretty good:

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/promo/save-select-lume-accessories

Joe
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