flash works on the same principle as the more familiar hand
held compact units that
fit on top of or along side the camera,or on camera flash that are built into the top of many cameras, in that a large intensity
of light is released in a very short period of time from an
electrical charge stored in a capacitor.
disadvantage with the on camera flash and portable units is
that the photographer can not see the effect of the light
and can only visualize what effect it might have.
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Except for special
work, it is the FLASH that lights the subject for the exposure,
not this tungsten lamp. Because of a reduced heat out put in
comparison to a tungsten lamp that would be needed to produce
a similar out put of light as the flash, this low wattage viewing
or modeling lamp of the studio flash is more comfortable to
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