500px photo challenge: Seeking light in nature

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To celebrate light, photography and our new collaboration Olympus and Profoto challenge you to explore the debts of photography. Take the opportunity to show of your skills and get the chance to win Profoto and Olympus gear.

Under the banner “Seeking Light in Nature”, you can set your creativity free and submit the photo which shows best your ability to merge nature with light. Read more about the challenge at 500px’s website.

TTL & HSS for Olympus.

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Profoto today announce our collaboration with Olympus. The first step in this collaboration is the Profoto Air Remote TTL-O. You can now order the Air Remote TTL-O straight from your dealer. With the remote you wirelessly integrate your Profoto AirTTL flash with your camera allowing you to shoot in TTL and HSS. Light is the essence of every image and with Profoto AirTTL light shaping becomes simpler. It unlocks new creative possibilities and helps you go from idea to final image faster.

To order, find your dealer here.

Compatible cameras:
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Olympus PEN-F

Read more about the Air Remote TTL-O and the AirTTL flashes.


Introducing Pro-10

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Occasionally, something comes along that changes everything, opening new doors to creative possibilities that were previously out of reach.

Introducing the Profoto Pro-10. It’s the perfect fusion of breathtaking speed and the sort of incredible power that makes it possible to think and create bigger.

This is, quite literally, the fastest studio flash ever made. Having the ability to freeze a moment captured at 1/80,000 of a second is incredible in itself. But the real magic of the Pro-10 is the power to also generate enormous light output in the blink of an eye. So regardless of how much light you need, you’ll always get a faster flash duration.

Also the recycling time between one flash and the next has never been shorter. The Pro-10 is fast enough to easily match the fastest cameras even when the light output is set high. All of which makes it easier to capture the perfect moment by shooting in bursts.

The controls are minimal, easy to handle and illuminated to simplify workflow in a dark studio environment. And you can add AirTTL, which also includes High Speed Sync (HSS), to your workflow toolbox.

Ultimately the Profoto Pro-10 is so much more than the world’s fastest studio flash – it’s your imagination set free. It’s the speed to exceed.

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Profoto and Sony in collaboration

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Profoto today published a press release announcing that Profoto and Sony have a collaboration. This will enable Sony and Profoto photographers to create final images faster and turn their ambition into reality.

The press release also states that since both companies share the same vision of providing unique and high-performance solutions to photographers, the companies will work together by conducting joint marketing-related activities.

A quote from Profoto’s CEO Anders Hedebark lets us know that the first step in the collaborational journey is the much demanded Air Remote TTL-S:

“Profoto is very pleased to enter into this partnership with Sony, a front runner of groundbreaking digital imaging. This collaboration between two industry leaders in photography and light shaping provides a unique platform that will enable future innovations for the world’s best and most ambitious photographers. We are happy to announce the first step, the highly sought-after Profoto AirTTL for Sony Alpha users,” says Anders Hedebark, CEO of Profoto.

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Introducing the Profoto D2 – The world’s fastest monolight with TTL

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With the ability to freeze action at up to 1/63,000 of a second, to shoot bursts of 20 images per second and sync with camera shutter speeds as fast as 1/8,000 of a second the D2 is redefining the definition of speed in monolights.

“For a photographer, every new day is a new challenge. So for them, speed isn’t one thing – it’s many. That’s why we created the D2 to be remarkably fast in every way” says Johan Wiberg, Product Manager at Profoto.

The Profoto D2 is breakthrough, because it’s the world’s fastest monolight with TTL. So for the first time, no matter what the assignment, speed is always on your side. You can freeze action with absolute sharpness, shoot in super quick bursts, sync with the fastest camera shutter speeds available, and shoot fast and easy with HSS and TTL.

“But the speed is not a gimmick. We truly believe that more speed allows you to be more creative and consistently take better images regardless of what challenge you face – with the D2, you’re always up to speed.”

The D2 comes as a 500Ws and a 1000Ws version and both versions are available in different kit configurations.

Hope you are as excited as we are.

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