Lighting

Westcott 7' Parabolic Umbrella

B&H has the Westcott 7′ parabolic umbrella for $49.99 (reg. $99.90). Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Keep up with all of the deals this weekend on our Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals page.

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Westcott Apollo Orb Duo Kit

B&H has the Westcott Apollo Orb Duo Kit for $349.90, which features a 43″ Apollow Orb softbox and 28″ Apollo softbox, (2) 8′ light stands, (2) shoe mount brackets and a carry bag. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Keep up with all of the deals this week on our Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals page.

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Profoto B1

Profoto introduced a new B1 TTL monolight today, which is paired with the new Air Remote TTL unit (available for Canon E-TTL II today and Nikon i-TTL in 2014) that attaches to your camera’s hotshoe. [click to continue…]

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Homemade Soft Boxes

by on October 28, 2013

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5 completed softboxes

I recently decided that I wanted to take my food photography up to another level, and in order to really make that work, I needed some soft boxes to better diffuse light.

The problem was that all of the available soft boxes I could find cost upwards of $100 apiece (and I would certainly need at least two soft boxes to make my setup work). Since this was just a project for sharing amongst my friends, rather than for paying work, I couldn’t justify the expense. [click to continue…]

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LEDs-New-Group

Fotodiox has announced three new high-intensity LED lights: the Fotodiox LED-312D, LED-312DS, and LED-1024AL.

The LEDs are upgrades to its past best sellers, and come complete with all-metal barn doors that lock on and stay in place no matter how it’s mounted, to shape and control lighting.

The LED-312D is a daylight balanced light  at 5600K with a CRI of 92 with variable intensity, while the LED-312DS is a variable temperature light.

Check out the overview video for the LED-312D and 312DS lights below. [click to continue…]

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PocketWizard-MiniTT1-and-FlexTT5

PocketWizard just announced a new mail-in rebate program for its MiniTT1, FlexTT5, PlusX and/or Plus III radio triggers. The Mini TT1 and FlexTT5 get a $25 rebate, while the PlusX and Plus III have $15 rebates available.

You can find all of these PocketWizard radio triggers here at B&H Photo.

The rebate form and details are available here on PocketWizard’s website.

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