Elinchrom has announced four new softboxes for its Litemotiv range. The new softboxes include:
- Indirect Litemotiv Octa 190cm / 75”
- Indirect Litemotiv Square 145cm x 145cm / 57” x 57”
- Indirect Litemotiv Recta 72cm x 175cm / 29” x 69”
- Indirect Litemotiv Strip 33cm x 175cm / 13” x 69”
These Litemotiv softboxes are compatible with all Elinchrom flash heads, including Quadra heads with the Quadra Reflector Adapter MKII. Additionally, the softboxes will accept Profoto flash heads with the EL to Profoto adapter.
They range in price from $1169 to $1420. You can them, along with the new Elinchrom Litemotiv Parabolics here at B&H Photo.
Manfrotto will no longer distribute Switzerland-based Elinchrom lighting equipment in the US, effective May 5, 2015.
In a statement issued today, Manfrotto cited the continued evolution of the US photography and lighting market as the reason for the break and that the companies are “updating their respective strategies in the marketplace.”
My next question is: “When is a Manfrotto studio strobe coming out?” [Read more…]
The Elinchrom BXR series has been a staple monolight for several years, earning respect and logging hours from many pro and enthusiast photographers. The BXR line is now discontinued and the new ELC Pro HD line takes up the mantle. [Read more…]
The Elinchrom BX 500Ri is a powerful AC monolight geared for studio use. I think I first heard about the BXRi series from Scott Kelby at Photoshop World, and I’ve heard him rave about these lights from time to time on his blog and elsewhere. So if the big guy likes’em, they’ve got to be good, right? Well, after spending some time with a pair of these big dogs, I have to agree wholeheartedly with Scott – they are pretty darn slick. [Read more…]