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…]
Check out the below BTS video for Profoto Master Series with Greg Heisler as he talks his way through the his approach to shooting Bill & Melinda Gates and Bono for the cover of Time’s Person of the Year cover for 2005.
Lots of good pre-production thoughts and then curve ball adjustments once people started arriving on his set. [Read more…]
Profoto RFi softboxes are a new line of easy-to-use softboxes that are available in 12 different sizes across 4 models – rectangular, square, octagonal and strip. The RFi softboxes are not limited to use with only Profoto strobes thanks to speedring adapters for at least 26 other brands. [Read more…]
Profoto has announced the new Pro-B4 1000 Air with a crazy flash durations down to 1/25,000 of a second (significantly improving on the speed of the Pro-B3). The Pro-B4 1000 Air can fire up to 30 flashes per second at the lowest power setting and will recycle in less than a second at full power. Power output is controlled in 1/10 f-stop increments and can be displayed in f-stops or watt seconds.
The Pro-B4’s Li-Ion battery can fully recharge in under 45 minutes and can even be recharged while in use. The chassis is solid-cast aluminum and is wrapped in a sturdy rubber frame to handle those rough gigs.