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…]
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…]
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.
Luxi is a clip-on device turns your iPhone into an incident light meter, and sends readings to the corresponding app. [click to continue…]
The Phottix Mitros+ is a new speedlight available for the Canon TTL system. The Mitros+ has a built-in transceiver, which allows the speedlight to send or receive radio trigger signals to and from other Mitros+ speedlights. Additionally, the Mitros+ can work with Phottix Odin and Strato units. As a speedlight, the Mitros+ is on par with flagship units from Canon and Nikon. [click to continue…]
The Lumos Trip Pro is a new portable continuous LED light for HD camcorders and DSLRs. The pocket size light features a full range adjustable color temperature (3200K-5600K), dimming from 100% to 0 with minimal color shift, and a CRI as high as 97 Ra for Tungsten.
The Lumos Trip Pro should be shipping later this fall for $399. More info here on Lumos USA website.