• Tape all the loose cables down on the floor, this is because anyone could trip up over them, whether this is a model, the photographer himself or anyone whose helping out.
  • If you are going to be doing a full length portraits, then you will be need to be taping the backdrop down onto the floor, to stop any falls and trips happening.
  • Do not touch the bulbs if its on, as it will be very hot (if this has been on for a very long time)
  • Do not remove the soft box or the umbrella from the light as soon as it has been turned off and left for ten minutes, as this will give the bulb the chance to cool down.
  • No drinks in the studio, in case of any spills.
  • Only leave the light on for half power in the studio.
  • Put the switch up for the mains, down for the battery power.
  • Ensure the stand is not touching the floor so it will be more study.
  • Always point the lamp in the same direction as one of the legs on the stand.
  • Ensure that the caps is off when you turn the light on, to release the cap, pull the switch back on the side of light and twist the cap until it comes up.
  • Wrap the wire around one of the legs to again prevent any trip hazards.
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