Posts Tagged ‘B1 Off-Camera Flash’

Sports Illustrated and Profoto B1

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

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© Drew Gardner

© Drew Gardner

Award-winning photographer Drew Gardner recently did a shoot for Sports Illustrated. He was assigned to photograph The USA Olympic Team Women’s 8 before they travelled to Rio. He brought four Profoto B1 Off-Camera Flashes and the Fuji XT-2.

”Why Profoto B1 lights?” Drew asks himself. “Well, in my current opinion they are the simplest, most reliable location light out there. With not a cable in sight, this gives you unparalleled flexibility – it is a photographer’s license to put a light just about anywhere.”

 

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Read the full story on his blog.

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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Business portraits beyond the desk with the Profoto B1

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

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© Viktorija Grigorjevaite

© Viktorija Grigorjevaite

When you think of corporate and business portrait photography, creative and inspiring art directing may not be the first words that come to mind. If, on the other hand, you were to ask advertising photographer Viktorija Grigorjevaite, she would disagree.

In preparation for the International Festival for Business, photographer and co-founder of Sane Seven, Viktorija Grigorjevaite, was asked to put together a display with extraordinary business portraits of 36 charismatic business leaders. A challenge she and her three Profoto B1 Off-Camera Flashes were more than happy to take on. The Beyond the Desk exhibition emerged from her hard work and passionate lighting.

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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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Louis Pang’s Shoots Three Different Corporate Portraits With the Profoto B1

Written by Louis Pang on . Posted in Portrait photography

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© Louis Pang

© Louis Pang

Louis Pang is an international, award-winning photographer based in Malaysia. On the Profoto Blog he has previously written about his different shoots. Now he is back with some behind the scene images from a Corporate Shooting in a shopping mall in Borneo.

I was tasked to photograph Dr. Raymond Yu, CEO of IMAGO, the swankiest shopping mall in Borneo. My goal was to walk away with three different shots. The versatility of the Profoto B1, power-cord-free, all-in-one package of hardware makes it a great light for location shoot.

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