Articles tagged "lighting"

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DPReview TV: Take better indoor portraits with natural light

Want to shoot some portraits with great lighting while stuck at home? We show you how – and you probably won't need any new gear to do it!

Practice your portrait lighting in lockdown with this virtual studio program

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

Lume Cube 2.0 review: rugged, portable lights for stills and video

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.

Elinchrom launches ELC 125 and 500 studio strobe lights for preorder

Both models feature a wired design for powering them from a wall outlet or other AC power sources.

DynaLite Lighting company shuttered after 50 years over struggle to remain competitive

DynaLite, the photographic lighting company founded in the 1970s, has been forced to file for bankruptcy and permanently shutter its service.

Paul C. Buff launches LINK 800WS plug-and-play LED flash unit

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.

Anker announces the first MFi certified LED flash cube for iPhone 11, 11 Pro devices

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.

iPhone 11 models may soon support new line of third-party MFi lighting accessories

Apple's latest MFi program update will enable manufacturers to make their own strobe and lighting accessories for the iPhone 11 lineup.

Profoto A1X studio light and Off-Camera Kit now support Fujifilm cameras

Profoto has announced its compact A1X studio light now supports Fujifilm camera systems.

Elinchrom launches new Rotagrid accessory for its signature Rotalux softbox line

The new Rotagrid modifiers are available for Elinchrom's full range of Rotolux softboxes and offer a 30-degree beam angle.

Lumecube 2.0 comes with a rugged body and redesigned lens with 80 degree beam angle

The Lumecube is an ultra-portable USB-chargeable light for mobile photographers, vloggers and other creatives on the move.

Westcott FJ400 is a sleek 400ws portable flash head with cross-platform radio trigger

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

Kenko's new flash automatically moves its own head for optional bounce lighting

Kenko has produced a flash that works out the best bounce position for your subject and your environment - and adjusts its head automatically.

Spiffy Gear launches Lumee wearable cinematic bi-color, RGB LED light strips

The Lumee ‘slap bracelet’ style lights can easily be positioned to add a little extra pop to your photos and videos.

The Lume Cube Panel is a bi-color continuous LED light the size of a smartphone

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.

Elinchrom launches ELM8 portable continuous LED light from Light & Motion

Elinchrom says the ELM8 is the ‘most portable, powerful and progressive modular system’ of its kind.

Video: Frying eggs with ARRI Fresnel lights

Sweet Lou Photography has put the ARRI 150, ARRI 300 and ARRI 650 to the test to see which one can best fry an egg for his ongoing YouTube series ‘Stupid Photo Challenge.’

The Lumecube Strobe is an anti-collision light for drones

The Strobe attaches to any drone, weighs only ten grams and has power for more than two hours of strobe action.

The Profoto A1X is an upgraded A1 with improved battery life, recycling times and more

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.

Aputure announces the Spotlight Mount, an add-on to shape light just right

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.

Review: The Aputure Amaran AL-MW LED light

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.

Watch out Profoto, the Godox V1 round head flash is just around the corner

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.

Relio² is a second-gen light cube that comes with 3D-printable accessories

The Relio² is a highly customizable portable lighting system for photography and other color-critical applications.

The Lastolite HaloCompact is a new reflector, diffuser with a collapsible design

Lastolite has announced HaloCompact, a new collapsible lighting tool with a patent-pending design.

Cactus releases firmware to add TTL control for Canon flashes

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.

Video: Pro lighting at hardware store prices

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.

Godox announces AD400Pro strobe, due out in August

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.

Phottix announces larger LED panels with the Kali600

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.

Using four Godox EC-200 extension heads as a quad-flash for beauty and close-up lighting

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.

More than a speed light: Shooting with the Rotolight Neo 2

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.

Video: The ultimate Godox studio flash guide

If you are confused by the massive range of flash heads produced by Godox, you're in luck. Professional photographer Robert Hall has produced a useful video that aims to explain the differences, and similarities, between them all.

Adaptalux' miniature lighting studio gets Laser, UV, and Arm-s lighting arms

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.

The Isolite intelligent modifier system lets you change a photo's lighting after it's taken

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...

How to turn household lights into cheap DIY lighting modifiers

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.

Rotolight Anova Pro 2 features improved output and 'unrivaled battery'

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."

Matthews unveils C-stand shoulder and roller bags

Hauling around C-Stands just got a whole lot less annoying thanks to these new Matthews shoulder and roller bags, which can hold two or three C-stand (respectively) plus accessories.

Aputure launches 2K watt Light Storm 300D LED light, its brightest light yet

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.

Pixelstick creators unveil the Colorspike: An incredibly versatile LED lighting strip

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.

Spekular is a modular LED lighting system you can reshape to suit your needs

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.

Canon introduces Macro Twin-Lite MT-26EX-RT

The MT-26EX-RT features two detachable Speedlites with a higher guide number (26m), an improved user interface and support for Canon's radio transmission system.

Phottix replaces Para-Pro lineup with new Premio Parabolic Umbrellas

Phottix just released the Premio Parabolic Umbrellas series, replacing their Para-Pro line with a stronger, deeper and better made set of parabolic umbrellas.

Bye bye Bowens: The 94-year-old lighting company is going into liquidation

And another one bites the dust... according to several independent reports, 94-year-old lighting company Bowens has entered liquidation.

Video: How to make a DIY 'beauty dish' for $12

Portrait photographer and YouTuber Joe Edelman shows you how he built his own, portable, collapsible DIY 'beauty dish' for under $15.

NanGuang releases compact LED panels and accessories for studio use

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.

Strobist chats with Greg Heisler about lighting and color

David Hobby and portrait photographer Gregory Heisler on the role that color plays in adding realism to a lit portrait.

PocketWizard FlexTT6 Transceiver launched for Canon DSLRs and flashes

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.

Before you invest in LED lights, make sure you understand CRI

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.

NanGuang launches three new portable LED-lights

The new NanGuang LED lights are battery powered and come with accessories including filters and diffusers.

Profoto B1X LED off-camera flash updates 'B1' model

According to the company it's an update with improvements in three areas: 'power, power and power.'

Hahnel introduces radio-controlled MODUS 600RT hotshoe flash system

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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