Question: do you shoot with speedlights? If so, would you like to be the first to test our not yet released Light Shaping Tool for speedlights?
Perhaps you remember this which resulted in this? Well, we have something similar in mind. In other words, please use the contact form and tell us about an exciting shoot you plan to do with speedlights in the next couple of weeks. Without revealing exactly what it is, we can you tell you this much: the tool is used to soften and shape the light of the speedlight.
The photographer with the most inspiring idea will have the accessory delivered to his or hers doorstep asap – in time for the planned shoot!
You get to keep the accessory, of course. We will also interview the winner and ask what he or she thought of the accessory. The interview will be published on the Profoto Blog and distributed to magazines worldwide, much like we’ve done with Marcel Lämmerhirt, Tobias Björkgren and Kurtis Kronk.
But we’re in a bit of hurry, so please send your email as soon as possible!
Profoto and Phase One just released the new Profoto Studio plug-in for Capture One Pro/DB 7, allowing you to link your studio light to the aperture or ISO settings of your camera or digital back.
Capture One is one of the pioneering software programs for tethered shooting, allowing you to control your camera from your computer. In 2011, Profoto and Phase One collaborated to create the Profoto Studio plug-in for Capture One Pro 6, allowing you to also control your Profoto lights from within the software.
Now, Profoto and Phase One have teamed up once again to create a new and improved Profoto Studio plug-in for Capture One Pro 7/DB. This has resulted in an unprecedented integration of simultaneous image capture and light control. With the new plug-in installed, you can choose to link your Profoto studio light to the aperture or ISO settings of your camera or digital back.
While shooting tethered in Capture One Pro/DB 7, any changes to the aperture on the camera will cause the Profoto lights to automatically compensate an equivalent f-stop. For example, if the photographer switches from f/8 to f/5.6, the light will drop one f-stop, so that the image is not overexposed. The lights will also compensate for any changes made to the ISO settings in a similar fashion.
This new solution is available as of yesterday and works with most professional DSLR´s and all Profoto flashes with Air remote control built-in. The solution requires Capture One Pro 7.1.2 or Capture One DB (digital back) 7.1.2 plus the Profoto Studio Plug-in for Capture One Pro/DB 7. You will also need a Profoto Air USB dongle to make the solution work.