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Chimera Screen - Color Correction - 1/2 Blue for Small

B&H # CHDS.5BLS MFR # 4821
Chimera Screen - Color Correction - 1/2 Blue

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Boosts a 3200° light source to 4100° Kelvin. Touch Fastener this color correction screen to the front of a Chimera, Photoflex, Westcott, or Speedotron 24 x 32" softbox that has a recessed front.

Used to match different lighting sources in use on the same set.
This is a CTB Half Blue.

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ChimeraScreen - Color Correction - 1/2 Blue
 
4.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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      3.0

      It's the screen with a blue gel attached

      By Johan Corilla

      from New Haven, CT

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Good Color Value
      • Lightweight
      • Powerful

      Cons

      • Flimsy
      • Loses Charge Quickly

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Night Time
      • Portraits

      Comments about Chimera Screen - Color Correction - 1/2 Blue:

      I used this to change my tungsten Arri lights using a soft box to a cooler blue like. Does the job but for the amount that I paid and the lack of description, I thought this screen was dyed or something. But it is just a cloth screen with a blue gel. For storage, I Roll it up and put it away from my kit because I fear if I crush it, it will break the gel that is attached. It works fine. the light is a cool blue/white light buut like I said, I wish it was more flexible as a cloth not a gel...

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      4.0

      Soaks up a lot of light

      By Rowy

      from Canberra, Australia

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Install
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Chimera Screen - Color Correction - 1/2 Blue:

          Well made like all of Chimera's gear but it does cut the amount of light quite a bit. Would probably be better if it was a half grid & half blue instead of full grid.

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          4.0

          Must have for well-rounded lighting kit

          By White collar videographer

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attach Securely
          • Durable
          • Good Color Value

          Cons

          • Needs 2 b rolled 2 store
          • Not super portable

          Best Uses

          • Mixed lighting

          Comments about Chimera Screen - Color Correction - 1/2 Blue:

          This is a must have addition for any Chimera soft-bank lighting kit. The half-blue is perfect for mixed lighting situations that you often encounter when shooting interviews in office's and homes. With this I'm able to always get a good exposure with a good color balance.

          Only con- the product is little more than a regular 1/2 blue gel sheet sewn to the back of a Chimera diffuser panel so it needs to be rolled in order to stay in good condition. Crumpling it into an already overstuffed lighting kit will likely crease it dramatically and diminish its usability. Bottom line is that's is not as portable as I'd like.

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          5.0

          very useful

          By claywalk

          from atlanta

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use

            Comments about Chimera Screen - Color Correction - 1/2 Blue:

            Does not cut as much light as I thought it would. very, very useful for shooting in mixed lighting situations.

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