Strobes or lights for Sealife 3.0?

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gqllc007

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I purchased a SeaLife 3.0...what do you recommend for lights for it? Do they have to be strobes for pictures or can you use video lights as well for both video and pictures? Clearly I am new to this LOL
 

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I'm afraid you don't have a choice in the matter. The SeaLife Micro 3.0 does not have a built-in flash or an electronic connection for an external flash, and thus cannot trigger off-camera strobes. Constant lights are your only option of artificial illumination.
 
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Any recommendations for constant on lights? Diving will be warm water good visibilty
 

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In warm water with good visibility you can probably get away with built-in underwater color correction. For wide-angle scenes, lighting them up with constant lights rather than strobes takes a humongous amount of power. If you're doing macro/close-focus wide angle, you can add a cheap Chinese video light from ebay/aliexpress ($50-70 or so); they work well enough, but make sure you get good batteries - market is full of fake 18650 type cells.
 
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