Manfrotto and Elinchrom Cut Ties for Reasons Unclear

Elinchrom ELC PRO HD Compact Flash Head

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…]

Adorama Unveils Flashpoint DG600 300w/s AC/DC Blue Monolight with LED Modeling Lamp

Adorama has been a roll lately with new products in its Flashpoint line. The latest announcement is the new Flashpoint DG600 300 w/s monolight that uses LEDs for its built-in modeling light. The LED modeling light ensures cool operation, as opposed to the toasty tungsten modeling lamps that most of us are accustomed to. [Read more…]