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Simple Three Speedlight Set Up For Fashion Portraits With Zach Gray
Learn how to use multiple speedlights on location to give your fashion images a professional look!
Westcott’s New Eyelighter, Perfect For Headshots & Portraits
Westcott has announced a new specialty reflector designed specifically for use in headshot and portrait photography. The new Eyelighter is a curved reflector that is designed to be used as the “bottom” in your standard top down lighting setups like clamshell and butterfly lighting.
Westcott Announces New Zeppelin Parabolic Softboxes
Are you a portrait, fashion or commercial photographer? Then Westcott’s newly announced large light modifiers, names Zeppelin, could be something you are interested in. The Zeppelin are large sixteen-sided softboxes with highly reflective silver interiors with two diffusion panels.
Chris Garrison Shares How He Shot a Ferrari Ad for Dupont Registry
As an auto enthusiast, photographing cars had always been a dream of mine. I have always looked up to some…
Westcott 50″ Recessed Mega JS Apollo First Impressions
Quite a while back I talked about my purchase of a knockoff ebay brand Chinese umbrella softbox. This was (and is still) a great addition to my kit which saved me a ton of money over the true Westcott Apollo version. A few weeks back though I found a great deal on the Westcott 50″ Mega Apollo and I had to get one to check it out.
Comparing Speedlight Umbrella Softboxes
If you are like me and do not have the luxury of a dedicated studio space then you likely use speedlights for your artificial lighting needs. One of the best modifiers for any sort of artificial light are softboxes. The problem with standard softboxes is that they can be a pain to setup and not very speedlight friendly. A great alternative to your standard softboxes are these Umbrella Softboxes, another plus is that they are designed to be used with speedlights.