Posts Tagged ‘Air Remote’

500px photo challenge: Seeking light in nature

Written by Jens-Linus Lundgren-Widén on . Posted in News

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© Tim Kemple

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.

Written by Jens-Linus Lundgren-Widén on . Posted in News

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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.

 

Profoto B1’s freeze the stories of Belfast boxers

Written by Seth Chandler on . Posted in Off-camera flash, Sports photography

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©Richard Wade

©Richard Wade

 

Profoto B1 gave Richard Wade the speed and flexibility to freeze Belfast boxers in time as they trained. The images tell stories of men who go to the gym not just to look good but to fight someone. Not just to be strong, but to be tough. Not to just work out, but maybe to work something out.

The monochrome photos were taken for an exhibition this spring at the Titanic Museum in Belfast alongside the work of internationally renowned photographer Larry Fink. The images capture years or even decades of latent history with every crease on the boxers’ faces. Light breaks around every shadowy curve and hollow of muscles toughened by punches. “The true character and toughness of the fighters was captured by the beautiful light the B1’s produced,” Wade says.

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Behind the scenes at the skateboard ramp with Fujifilm and Profoto B1

Written by Jens-Linus Lundgren-Widén on . Posted in Off-camera flash, On location, Videos

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Fujifilm X ambassador Ivan Joshua Loh did a skateboarding shoot to try out the new Fujifilm X-T2 camera. Accompanying him was the Profoto B1 Location Kit. Get inspired by his behind the scenes video.

Street photography is not necessarily something one would associate with flash. However, the portability and swiftness of the Profoto B1 Off-Camera Flash made it possible for commercial photographer Ivan Joshua Loh to bring his setup to a skateboard ramp in Singapore.

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How to shoot a supercar in New York with the Profoto B1

Written by Michael Roscoe on . Posted in Off-camera flash, On location, Videos

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Start with one Pagani Huayra, an uber-cool urban location, the world’s highest resolution camera system and a Profoto B1 Off-Camera Flash.

When supercar manufacturer Pagani Automobili wanted to create the first photographs of their new Huayra BC model they didn’t take any shortcuts. Getting the right ingredients for the shoot was vital and their first decision was to hire Los Angeles based automotive photographer Richard Thompson III. Richard, renowned for his innovative approach and attention to detail, set to work and after months of planning, location scouting and team selection, the day of the shoot arrived on the 21st May 2016.

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