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Category Archives: Magnum Reflector
“If you had the chance, the opportunity, to inspire a future American president, would you?” This is the question photographer and Profoto Master, Matthew Jordan Smith is asking in his new project Future Presidents. Future Presidents is all about inspiring young children and their parents to dream big. His goal is to travel to all [...]
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We were first introduced to the work of Brittany McLaren through her project Meet the Quirkies, whose lighthearted subject matter and bright, poppy lighting style caught our eye. Since then, she’s been hard at work shooting more projects and graciously filling us in on the details. Read on for her account of the shoot, a behind the scenes [...]
Connie Brown | © Brad Trent It’s been a while, but we’ve featured Brad Trent’s excellent blog, Damn Ugly Photography, before. If you’re curious, Brad came up with the name for his blog when asked to fill out the name of his business at the New York Photo Expo. He posts a ton of behind-the-scenes [...]
Shooting on a white background? You have more options than you might think to create a creatively-lit image. Mark Wallace shares some of his techniques and tips for working with white backgrounds, walking you through a film noir-style shoot. Using a couple of D1 Airs, Mark creates interest in the background by using a 10º Continue reading
@Ab Sesay Each month we highlight a certain item in Profoto’s rich assortment of Light Shaping Tools. (If you want to browse through previous articles, click the Light Shaping Tool of the Month banner on the right.) This month we talk to Ab Sesay about one of his favorite tools: the Magnum Reflector. Ab is [...]
Matthew Jordan Smith has long used Profoto to get his signature lighting effects on his well-known portraiture. In a recent article he wrote for pixiq.com, Smith details which gear he uses and why. Stating “there are no fast rules,” when it… Continue reading
It is always nice to see that it is not only established photographers that decide to invest their time and money in professional lighting equipment. Chad Doyon, for instance, who happily admits that he is still just learning the art, has already equip… Continue reading
Andrew McGibbon is not the first South African photographer that we have talked to. He is, however, the first that we have interviewed who does not live in Cape Town but in Durban, a smaller city that Andrew himself describes as a “laidback surf town… Continue reading
Stillmotion has created a video which breaks down three lighting scenarios, each of which utilizes a variety of Profoto gear. The Profoto gear featured includes the Air Remote, Cine Reflector, Magnum Reflector, ProDaylight Air, ProTungsten Air, Softbox… Continue reading
Hawaiian photographer Quincy Dein reached out to us to share his use of Profoto gear. What follows are his words. When I set out on this project, my goal was to capture windsurfing and kiteboarding in a new and dynamic way. I wanted a fresh look, somet… Continue reading