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The 5 Most Popular Stories on the Profoto Blog in January

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The 5 most popular stories on the Profoto Blog in January includes breathtaking shots of racing cars, stunt bikes caught midair, ballet dancers shot on location and a Japanese greeting card … with a horse.

How Frederic Schlosser Made a Parked Car Look As If It Is Moving at 150 Km/h

So you have a priceless Porsche race car to photograph for an ad campaign and you have to make it look like it’s driving really fast, but space is tight and you left your stunt driver at home. So how do you get the shot of this car driving fast while parked?

Aaron Conway Dances with the D1

Cincinnati-based fine art and commercial photographer Aaron Conway was challenged to introduce the city’s ballet to a new and younger audience. His solution? Shoot the ensemble dancing in a location where the kids actually hang out.

Mark Wallace’s Lighting Tips for Shooting on Location at Mid Day

Shooting portraits on-location can give you terrific results. If the light is right things are a snap, but what happens when we have less than ideal conditions? With a bit of knowledge, and the right tools, you can even shoot outside at almost any time of day!

Kohsaku Hoshino Catches a Jumping Motorcycle Rider Midair with the B1 Off Camera Flash

We’ve already posted behind-the-scenes videos with the B1 off-camera flash shot in Italy, the US, France and Spain. Now add to that a Japanese video, featuring a jumping motorcycle rider caught midair.

Irwin Wong’s New Year’s Greetings

New Year’s Day postcards are a big thing in Japan. But Tokyo-based photographerIrwin Wong took it further than most, bringing his entire team, a horse and a bunch of B1 off-camera flashes out in the forest.

 

Which one was your favorite? Leave a comment below and we’ll do our best to find more like that!

On Monday we return with a brand new Light Shaping Tool of the Month piece. (Hint: it’s a collapsible tool that ends with “mbrella”.)

Have a great weekend.

Here Are November’s Five Most Popular Stories on the Profoto Blog!

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Profoto Blog Popular Posts November Here Are Novembers Five Most Popular Stories on the Profoto Blog!

This month is was easier than ever to spot the most popular blog stories. The announcement of the B1 off-camera flash caused a stir unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. Here are the five most popular stories surrounding its release, plus a story  about the new RFi Speedlight Speedring. Enjoy! 

Introducing the B1 Off-camera Flash
We call the B1 an off-camera flash because it is not a speedlight and it is not a monolight. It is a new kind of flash that brings a whole new way of shooting

Michael Mueller Shoots Skaters Rushing Down a Mountainside at 100 km/h with the B1 Off-camera Flash.
The B1 is a cordless off-camera flash with TTL, designed to not only catch the action but also freeze it in time with absolute sharpness. So it seemed only natural to give it to a photographer whose images are oozing with adrenaline.

Richard Walch Puts the B1 Off-camera Flash to the Test
Richard Walch had long fantasized about combining action photography with rocks colored red and blue with light. But it was not until the B1 off-camera flash was introduced that he and his team discovered a solution for how to do it.

Light Shaping Tool of the Month: RFi Speedlight Speedring
Turkish photographer Maneki Neko shot some truly wonderful on-location portraits on the streets of Istanbul with the new RFi Speedlight Speedring.

Igor Artetxe’s B1 Off-camera Flash Marathon
Spanish portrait photographer Igor Artetxe runs around Barcelona in a cheeky effort to put the B1 off-camera flahs?s portability to the test.

Next week we will release a couple of new products and publish a new Light Shaping Tool of the Month piece. Stay tuned!

Here Are October’s Five Most Popular Stories on the Profoto Blog!

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Profoto Blog Popular Posts October Here Are Octobers Five Most Popular Stories on the Profoto Blog!

Another month has passed, and it is once again time to revisit the last weeks’ most popular stories on the Profoto Blog.

Here are the top five from October, including hot rods in the desert, a striking rodeo shoot, fashion photography with a smartphone and eleven new Profoto products!

Here Are the Five Most Popular Stories on the Profoto Blog this Month!

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Another month has passed, and it is once again time to revisit the most popular stories on the Profoto Blog.

Here are the top five from September, including a naked girl riding on an elk, people running down a mountain, cars of roofs, colorful splashes and a unique Light Shaping Tool:

 

The Month in Review: June

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Another month has passed, and it is once again time to revisit the most popular stories from the last four weeks. Here are the top five from June:

Art Streiber: Star Wars is Back!
You obviously can’t go wrong with a dozen Pro-8 packs and a room full of stormtroopers.

Rob Werlinger in a Metallic Mood
Fashion photographer Rob Werlinger used his lighting, the wardrobe, the makeup and a talented model to convey a metallic mood. Good stuff.

Lighting Details with Tim Wallace
Our third and final video with car photographer Tim Wallace takes a closer look at the amazing job he does shooting car details.

How to Control Your Profoto Lights Directly from Your Camera
Profoto and Phase One have teamed up to create an unprecedented tool for tethered shooting. Click for the full story.

How Rossella Vanon Went from Hating the Camera to Loving Photography
“Whenever I talk to editors, art directors and other people describing my work, there are two words they keep repeating: color and light,” says fashion photographer Rossella Vanon.