Compact Fluorescent Daylight Balanced bulbs

We have a big range of Micansu compact fluorescent bulbs and we are glad to announce that the 105W bulb all with ES or E27 fitting are on Special Offer. We were the first company to sell compact fluorescent photographic bulbs in the UK and use the phrase Daylight Balanced Bulbs, ours are 5500k colour […]

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DSLR Video Gear Great Reductions

We have updated our DSLR video gear with reductions on rigs and accessories.

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Let There Be Light

Photography is all about the light whether we are outside or in the studio, it may be the sun a speedlight or a studio strobe. We sell an array of light modifiers from reflectors if you are out side just to reflect some light into shadows or or a softbox fitted to a speedlight or […]

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3 Point lighting video for digital and Video Lighting

3 Point digital & Video Lighting 3 point lighting is a fundamental setup for video lighting and also for digital which gives a solid basis for any lighting setup. This digital and video lighting setup allows you to use a main light or key light with a fill light and the third light is used […]

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Video Lighting Kits

Video Lighting with Supersoftbox 4 We now have a Supersoftbox 4 Video Lighting kit, this has softboxes 50 x 70cm with removable outer diffuser. It uses balanced four daylight bulbs 105w 5400k which have a CRI of 90, these are compact fluorescent bulbs. This works well for interview or youtube type videos. We have a […]

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Studio Lighting Case or Bag

If you are after a studio lighting bag and don’t want a top end bag costing hundreds then your next stop should be the Smick website as we have a large range of bags and cases. What is a case and what is a bag, well a bag is on the whole soft, a case […]

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Video Lighting for DV camera and DSLR

Video Lighting kit Supersoftbox Supersoftbox is our best selling video lighting item and is ideal for interview and waist up type YouTube videos. Any camera can be used like a DV Camera, DSLR or Camcorder and has 4 x 50w daylight balanced compact fluorescent bulbs giving the equivalent out put of 800w per head. The […]

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Chroma Key Lighting

Chroma Key Lighting Chroma key all started in the movies with chroma key blue backdrop in the last few years green screen has now become the fashion chroma key green backdrops. It does not matter what colour you use but the colour you are using that colour should not appear in your subject. The most […]

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How to light for Chroma key .

Checkout this video on lighting for Chroma key Supersoft box kit 3 head Supersoftbox kit   Softbox Continuous Lighting Kit for Digital or Video Supersoftbox 5 kit       Chromakey Green Popup       Reflector Holding Arm Kit Background supports Chromakey Green Muslin Backdrop Find us on Twitter: smickcouk Facebook: Smick-Studio-Lighting

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How to get a white background in your Video

We have produced a small video showing how to get a white background in your video’s. We used a 2 head Supersoftbox kit to light the background and a combination of another 2 head Supersoftbox kit or a single head Lightbank softbox kit. We had a background support with white cotton muslin backdrop You need […]

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