Profoto unveiled this week its new B2 250 AirTTL Off-Camera flash system, which follows the popular B1 from last year. The compact B2 250 battery pack runs off a lithium ion battery. It can be purchased in a kit with one or two B2 250Ws flash heads. [Read more…]
The C-stand is a mainstay of photo and film sets. They are incredibly useful for a variety of different purposes, including as a stand for light modifiers and a plain old light stand. In the above video, Shane Hurlbut gives a useful introduction to the C-stand and how you should be using it.
Karl Taylor has put together a great series of videos reviewing the Broncolor Siros monolight kit. The above video is the fourth and final in the series in which he’s doing some flash duration and speed tests. The Broncolor Siros can deliver up to an impressive 1/8000s flash duration, which he shows off in the video.
Even if you’re not in the market for the Broncolor Siros, the series has plenty of lighting tips and techniques you can pick up on.
You can see the previous videos in the series below. [Read more…]