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Advice for Photos under Actinic Lighting


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I was wondering what was the best way to take pictures under actinic lighting only to capture what I am really seeing. The actinic lighting consists of 4 True Violet LEDs and 2 Royal Blue LEDs.


Camera: Nikon D90

Lens: 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 and Sigma 50mm f/1.4

Photo Editing Software: GIMP (downloaded yesterday) or Picasa


The way I shoot normally when all lights are on (MH- Phoenix 14K bulb and above mentioned actinics) is that I have a picture that I took of the sand that I use for my WB. The camera is in manual and I adjust the f-stop, shutter speed as well as the ISO (usually between 200-400). I take the picture in RAW and then fix the WB on the computer.


What needs to be done differently for actinics only?

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shot raw and dont worry about WB till you do post process. i think they are ISO 100 why are you concerned about that...shoot with the lowest ISO you can

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