Each month we highlight a certain item in Profoto’s rich assortment of Light Shaping Tools. We have previously covered the Umbrella XL, the HR Lantern, the Softlight Reflector, the Softbox 3×4’ RF, the ProRing 2, the Zoom Reflector, the Giant Silver, the Softbox 5’ Octa, the TeleZoom Reflector, the Cine Reflector Video Production Kit and the Narrow Beam Travel Reflector. This time we will take a closer look at the ProGlobe.
The ProGlobe looks like a light bulb and to some extent is behaves like one. In other words, the ProGlobe creates a soft, surrounding light, similar to a bare bulb or a street lamp. Some photographers use it together with a softbox to create a remarkably soft and even light spread, while others use it on its own. German photographer Bernhard Spoettel belongs to the latter category. Read more