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The Profoto RFi Softbox System Review – Rapid Gear Review
In this review, we take a look at the Profoto RFi Softbox and Octabox to see how well they live up to Profoto’s reputation for light quality and build quality.
How I Shot It: “MEMENTO” | Tuesdays With Lauri
In this weeks instalment of Tuesdays with Lauri, we are going to be taking a behind the scenes look at my latest photograph, titled Memento. In the above video, we’ll go over the location scouting process, as well as talk a little bit about my vision and concept for the image. And to finish off, we’ll take a look at the lighting setup that I used during the photoshoot.
How You Shot it – Little Girl with Fat Lip by Chris Holtmeier
This is a behind-the-shoot tutorial submitted by one of our readers, Chris Holtmeier. In this tutorial, Chris demonstrates a great example of a 3-light studio strobe set up and a variation on the classic clamshell lighting for the portrait of his daughter.
New Metz Mecablitz 52 AF-1 Speedlight has Touchscreen. New Trend?
The German electronic company Metz has just announced the new 52 AF-1 Flash Unit. What sets this speedlight apart from the others is that this is the first flash that incorporates a touchscreen panel.
Gear Review: Why We Love the Pocket Wizard Plus III
Today we are reviewing the new Pocket Wizard Plus III. Not only did Pocket Wizard introduce a handful of improvements, but they also lowered the cost of the trigger from $179 to $139.
The improvements include an integrated antenna, LCD display with battery indicator, grouping function, 32 channels, and a stronger shoe.
There have not been any issues with any of our Plus IIIs. This is why we are big fans of Pocket Wizard. They make good, reliable triggers.