Posts Tagged ‘Video’

Small Kit & Big Results – João Carlos’s BTS Video With the Profoto B2

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

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If a friend knocks on the door and asks you to photograph him on his new motorcycle, it doesn’t really matter that it’s early in the morning. Award-winning photographer João Carlos stepped out of bed and brought his Profoto B2 Kit out to greet the day.

New York-based João Carlos professional focus is on advertising, fashion, and fine art photography. But every now and then a photographer gets the chance to shoot a personal project. That is exactly what happened when an old friend of João’s called up and asked him to take pictures of his new motorcycle.

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How to Shoot a Moving Subject – Mark Dadswell Takes the B1 For a Ride

Written by Jens-Linus Lundgren-Widén on . Posted in Sports Photography

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© Mark Dadswell

© Mark Dadswell

Shooting a moving subject can be tricky as it is. But how do you give the speed of a professional cyclist justice in a photograph and at the same time capture the beautiful surroundings? Sports photographer Mark Dadswell mounted two Profoto B1 Off-Camera Flashes on the back of his car and let the light shine the way.

Being an experienced sports photographer Mark Dadswell has captured fast moving champions, such as Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Sally Perason, in action before. However, when he started thinking about doing a shooting with Australian cyclist Alex Morgan he wanted to recreate the feeling of movement, but also capture the natural beauty of the south-eastern coast roads of Australia. And doing it all under studio lighting. That’s how the idea of making a lighting rig on the back of a car came about.

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Behind the Scenes with Blair Bunting and the Profoto B1

Written by Jens-Linus Lundgren-Widén on . Posted in Sports Photography

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© Blair Bunting

Sports photographer Blair Bunting takes us behind the scene of an EAS advertising campaign. On his blog he has published three videos from the campaign and he tells us about the challenges and satisfaction during the three-day shoot.

Shooting athletes can be sweaty business. This becomes evident when reading Blair Buntings story about an advertising campaign he did for the sports nutrition company EAS – a photo shoot that that according to himself was among the most complicated he ever did. He sums up his impressions in three different blog posts. First he introduces the campaign, in the second article he goes in to more technical details, and in the last part he talks about the physical and mental stress of a big shoot.

He did the shoot with Profoto B1 Off-Camera Flash and he has recorded three different BTS videos from the shooting. You can watch all three of them here below. He also published some of the images from the EAS campaign. Make sure to check it out!

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On To Light Shaping: Hitting the High Line

Written by Harley Anderson on . Posted in Off-camera Flash, On location, Portrait Photography, Videos, Wedding Photography

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On to Light Shaping is a video series in which get to see renowned portrait and wedding photographers create magic with Profoto Off-Camera Flash. In this video we join husband & wife team Laibel and Chana Schwartz for a wedding anniversary shoot on the High Line in New York. When you are done watching, click here to see the rest of the series.

Laibel and Chana Schwartz, a NY-based husband and wife wedding photography team, love what they do. As an extension of their wedding business, they recently launched a program called The Eternal Image, for couples to break out of the mundane tasks of daily life and connect through the experience and the images that Laibel and Chana create.

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Profoto B2 In the Field

Written by Jens-Linus Lundgren-Widén on . Posted in On location, Review, Videos, Wedding Photography

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In March portrait and wedding photographer Sal Cincotta tried out the portability of the B2 at the Great Wall of China. Now Sal and his friends at Shutter Magazine have recorded a video of their own, testing the Profoto B2 OFC System in the field.

Up-and-coming wedding photographers Michael Anthony from LA and Leonardo Volutro from Miami both set out to try the Profoto B2 and OCF Light Shaping Tools on location. An experienced B1 user, Michael had yet not tried the B2 and Leonardo had just made his first step from speedlights to shooting with an Off-Camera Flash system.

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