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Articles tagged "lighting"
Apr 15, 2020 at 19:19
Frustrated that you can't get in the studio with a model to test and experiment with lighting set-ups and shooting ideas? This set.a.light application might just keep your creativity on the boil until the world returns to normal
reviewMar 15, 2020 at 13:00
The Lume Cube 2.0 is much improved on its predecessor, but we do have concerns about its smartphone app. It's also pretty pricey among its competitors, but its feature set and quality of light may win you over. Find out more in our full review.
Feb 25, 2020 at 19:24
Both models feature a wired design for powering them from a wall outlet or other AC power sources.
Jan 22, 2020 at 20:05
DynaLite, the photographic lighting company founded in the 1970s, has been forced to file for bankruptcy and permanently shutter its service.
Jan 14, 2020 at 20:09
Paul C. Buff Inc. has finally launched a new product in its flash unit product line with the new 800WS. This portable 800-watt strobe light will be available in Spring 2020.
Dec 30, 2019 at 15:41
The new 'iPhone LED Flash' from Anker will work natively with iOS' built-in camera app, as well as third-party camera apps. It's rated for up to 10,000 flashes on a single charge and is set to cost $50 when it's released next month.
Dec 21, 2019 at 17:15
Apple's latest MFi program update will enable manufacturers to make their own strobe and lighting accessories for the iPhone 11 lineup.
Dec 5, 2019 at 19:28
Profoto has announced its compact A1X studio light now supports Fujifilm camera systems.
Oct 23, 2019 at 19:24
The new Rotagrid modifiers are available for Elinchrom's full range of Rotolux softboxes and offer a 30-degree beam angle.
Oct 9, 2019 at 16:59
The Lumecube is an ultra-portable USB-chargeable light for mobile photographers, vloggers and other creatives on the move.
Sep 29, 2019 at 18:01
The new Westcott battery-powered head has a <1 second recycle time and can be triggered from almost 1000 feet using a controller that works with any camera brand
Sep 25, 2019 at 14:23
Kenko has produced a flash that works out the best bounce position for your subject and your environment - and adjusts its head automatically.
Sep 6, 2019 at 21:23
The Lumee ‘slap bracelet’ style lights can easily be positioned to add a little extra pop to your photos and videos.
Aug 27, 2019 at 18:06
Lume Cube is straying from its standard form factor with the introduction of PANEL, a bi-color temperature LED light designed to be mounted to a camera's hotshoe.
Aug 5, 2019 at 18:39
Elinchrom says the ELM8 is the ‘most portable, powerful and progressive modular system’ of its kind.
Jun 25, 2019 at 16:07
The Strobe attaches to any drone, weighs only ten grams and has power for more than two hours of strobe action.
May 15, 2019 at 13:58
Profoto has released the A1X, an upgraded version of its A1 speedlight that features improved battery life, faster recycling times, an updated display and up to 20 channels.
May 8, 2019 at 17:36
Aputure's new Spotlight Mount is an add-on for its 120D, 120D Mk II and 300D lights that uses lenses and a dedicated iris to help shape light in the studio or on-location.
The Amaran AL-MW is a tiny, color-accurate LED light that runs for hours on a charge, includes color filters and diffusers, and is submersible to 10m. If you're in need of a small, portable light for the studio or in the field it might just earn a spot in your camera bag.
Mar 7, 2019 at 21:29
Godox promised the impending arrival of its Profoto A1 competitor late last year at Photokina 2018 and it appears as though it's just around the corner.
Mar 4, 2019 at 21:26
The Relio² is a highly customizable portable lighting system for photography and other color-critical applications.
Nov 12, 2018 at 17:08
Lastolite has announced HaloCompact, a new collapsible lighting tool with a patent-pending design.
Jul 9, 2018 at 20:20
Hong Kong flash system manufacturer Cactus has released new firmware for its V6 II Transceiver that will allow it to wirelessly communicate TTL information between a Canon or Cactus flash and a Canon camera. The X-TTL update makes it possible to trigger Canon flashes and retain full TTL control with that flash either on or off camera.
Want to create pro quality lighting for your videos, but don't have thousands of dollars to spend on expensive video lights? In this video, our friends over at ShareGrid demonstrate how to professionally light a model with some work lights, a bit of poster board and even a shower curtain.
Jul 9, 2018 at 16:13
Godox has announced the impending launch of its upcoming AD400Pro, a 400WS monolight with wireless shooting capabilities and a battery life of 390 full-powered flashes.
Jun 28, 2018 at 16:21
Lighting brand Phottix has announced a new LED panel for videographers and stills photographers called the Kali600. Larger than the company’s hotshoe Nuada series, the Kali600 is designed for location and studio work and to be mounted on a stand.
May 23, 2018 at 16:42
Award-winning fashion and celebrity photographer Markus Klinko recently tested out the Godox EC-200 flash extension head. Actually, he tested out four of them, creating a quad-flash ring light alternative that works great for both beauty and close-up work.
Feb 18, 2018 at 14:00
The Rotolight Neo 2 is an LED light panel with the capability to fire its LEDs fast enough and bright enough to act as a strobe. Is it enough to make stills photographers re-think their old-fashioned speed lights? Read on and find out.
Dec 29, 2017 at 18:16
The new EFX Lighting Arms allow you to use the Adaptalux Studio—already a very versatile little lighting gadget—in a slew of creative new ways.
Nov 30, 2017 at 17:30
Meet Isolite, an intriguing set of 'intelligent' lighting modifiers that claim to let you adjust the lighting in your image after you've taken it. Well, assuming they raise enough money on Kickstarter...
Nov 27, 2017 at 19:00
Editorial photographer Jake Hicks recently turned a couple of ultra-cheap household lights from IKEA into beautiful lighting modifiers. Read the full article to find out how he did it, why it worked, and what he'll do differently next time.
Nov 22, 2017 at 21:43
Rotolight has released the Anova Pro 2 circular LED for stills and video, boasting a 70% increase in brightness and what the company describes as "unrivaled battery performance."
Oct 5, 2017 at 19:28
The new Aputure Light Storm 300D is a beast of an LED light, boasting exceptional color quality and 142,000 lux and an output equivalent to a 2,000 watts tungsten.
Oct 5, 2017 at 16:24
The colorspike is an incredibly versatile LED lighting stick that you control from your smartphone, literally putting a massive range of colors and lighting effects at your fingertips.
Aug 31, 2017 at 18:27
The four-LED lighting system from Spiffy Gear can take multiple shapes to suit different shooting scenarios: from 'ring' light, to strip light, to LED panel.
Jul 25, 2017 at 17:19
Phottix just released the Premio Parabolic Umbrellas series, replacing their Para-Pro line with a stronger, deeper and better made set of parabolic umbrellas.
Jul 17, 2017 at 14:50
And another one bites the dust... according to several independent reports, 94-year-old lighting company Bowens has entered liquidation.
Jun 6, 2017 at 17:43
Chinese lighting and accessory manufacturer NanGuang has revealed a new compact LED light panel for studio use, as well as a wall arm and a background support kit.
May 30, 2017 at 22:25
David Hobby and portrait photographer Gregory Heisler on the role that color plays in adding realism to a lit portrait.
May 30, 2017 at 19:12
The new FlexTT6 brings with it the same HyperSync technology found in the FlexTT5 model, and offers compatibility with more than 20 Canon DSLRs and flashes.
May 29, 2017 at 18:00
Manufacturers love to state CRI (color rendering index) numbers to prove that their LED lights will provide great color, but a single CRI score doesn't tell the whole story.
May 15, 2017 at 18:22
According to the company it's an update with improvements in three areas: 'power, power and power.'
May 10, 2017 at 23:48
The new hotshoe flash is powered by a block lithium ion battery, in the style of the Godox V860ll, instead of the usual AA cells.
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