2017 DIYP Gift Guide – Lighting

Nov 22, 2017
John Aldred

So, you’ve got your camera and your lenses, but now what? The days are getting shorter, and darker, potentially limiting what you can shoot, and…

Hands on review of the new Profoto A1 – Natural beautiful light. Easy to Use. Never miss a shot.

Sep 19, 2017
Spencer Lookabaugh

We all know and love the legendary lighting manufacturer that is Profoto. For decades, they have produced and supported the most durable, powerful, and consistent lighting…

The $995 Profoto A1 speedlight is now official and here’s the first review

Sep 19, 2017
John Aldred

The Profoto A1 speedlight we told you about a few days ago is now official. And yes, it’s just as expensive as we expected. At…

Photos show Profoto is expanding their range with first ever speedlight

Sep 15, 2017
John Aldred

Well, this is an exciting bit of news. It looks like Profoto will soon be announcing their first hotshoe flash. Yes, that’s right, a Profoto…

Profoto teams up with Fujifilm to bring TTL & HSS to Fuji cameras

Sep 11, 2017
John Aldred

Well, they may have been lagging a little behind Godox and Cactus, but Profoto have finally caught up. Profoto have announced a new Fuji compatible…

Profoto recalls B1X battery ten days after release

May 24, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

It’s been only ten days since Profoto released their B1X strobe, and now they are recalling the battery unit due to “potential safety issue.”  This…

Profoto’s new B1X offers bigger battery, brighter modelling light, and full range of power in HSS

May 17, 2017
John Aldred

Profoto are calling the B1X the “new benchmark for on-location lighting”. And if it’s true, then it’s about time. Given that the $600 Godox AD600…

How to use gridded strip softboxes as your main light source

Feb 16, 2017
John Aldred

When it comes to setting up flash for a portrait, one might usually grab a big octabox or beauty dish. Normally, we wouldn’t consider something…

Watch: a small octa acts as a sail in extremely harsh wind

Jan 14, 2017
Udi Tirosh

By now, you probably know that you should sandbag your gear. I mean, who would want their gear flying on their face when they talk…

Can a $600 Godox AD600 compete with a $2,100 Profoto B1? Surprisingly yes

Dec 4, 2016
Udi Tirosh

Here is something I did not see coming. Photographer Robert Hall did a full comparisson between the $600 Godox AD600BM* and the $2,100 Profoto B1. While you’d…