LEDs and the Color Rendering Issue
TV Technology delves into the pros and cons of LED lights, which have been consistently gaining in popularity over the past few years. They write, "There are certain provable advantages to LED lights. Their raw efficiency is 10 or more times that of tungsten fixtures. That efficiency means they throw off a small fraction of the heat of legacy lighting fixtures. Without needing heat resistant housings and lensing, LED lighting fixtures can be made more lightweight and compact than their predecessors. They can dim with no noticeable change in color temperature, and require no bulky external ballast modules. But in the background, there have been questions raised as to the color rendering on film and video cameras shooting scenes lit with LED fixtures."
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