Interesting behind the scenes article on profoto

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Interesting behind the scenes article on profoto
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Random Googling found this article on the Profoto web site.

It's a bit old (I'd guess about 2015 because it mentions the B2 as a new product) but it has a couple of interesting pieces of information. Firstly the famous quality of light came from the need to use quartz flash tubes which produced lots of UV which caused problems when shooting fashion because at the time nylon was a very common component of the material and the UV caused fluorescence. They had to put a pyrex cover over the tube which absorbed the UV but also made the light a little warmer than the competition and proved very popular with photographers. Secondly that Profoto has never manufactured it's product but has always used subcontractors.

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