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.
Profoto has introduced a new 65″ umbrella with a slightly parabolic shape. It is available in white, silver and translucent versions. [Read more...]