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Godox’s New R1 and R1F Look a Whole Lot Like Profoto’s C1 and C1 Plus – Photography Article

Can something be a clone if it’s announced first? Only hours before Profoto officially unveiled its brand new C1 and C1 Plus smartphone lights, Godox had already announced their own round smartphone lights. Meet the Godox R1 and R1X—the round, magnetic LED light and LED flash for smartphones that beat Profoto to the punch. The Godox R1 and R1F can’t really be called “clones” of the Profoto C1 and C1 Plus. Not only did Godox make its announcement before Profoto,…

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Aputure Unveils Extremely Powerful LS 600d with 600W of ‘Raw LED Power’ – Photography Article

Aputure unveiled a prototype of its most powerful continuous light yet at IBC 2019. With just a touch of fanfare, the company reveled the LS 600d LED light, which will boast “600 watts of raw LED power” according to Aputure President Ted Sim. The Aputure LS 600d will be the big brother to the current LS 300d II, and it promises to be absolutely blinding at full power—600W of LED output is equivalent to about 4.5-5K watts of tungsten output.…

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Profoto to Release $300 Smartphone Flash Next Week: Report – Photography Article

Earlier this week, high-end lighting brand Profoto released a teaser for a new light that it claimed would “forever change the world of photography.” Don’t get too excited though: according to the most recent rumors, this “game-changing” product is an expensive LED flash for smartphones. This information comes from Photo Rumors, and as with all rumors, it should be taken with a grain of salt. However, PR is reporting with some confidence that Profoto will be revealing not one, but…

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‘The Most Versatile Continuous LED Light’ – Photography Article

Elinchrom has partnered up with Light & Motion to announce the new Elinchrom ELM8: a battery-powered continuous LED light for photo and video shooters that they’re calling “the most versatile continuous LED light on the market.” While we don’t know how exactly you quantify that claim (and they have a lot of competition in the continuous LED market) the Elinchrom ELM8 certainly seems to be a powerful and versatile option thanks to its build quality, portability, and compatibility with Elinchrom’s…

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Photon is a Mini Product Photo Studio with Ultra-Flexible LED Lighting – Photography Article

Photon is a new modular mini studio for product photographers that features a powerful system of flexible LED lighting. The system features special 20×20-inch (51x51cm) modules that can form the other three sides of the box. These modules feature 25 active light blocks that measure 4×4 inches (10x10cm) each, and each block has 36 LED elements. With three modules surrounding your product, you’ll have 2,700 total LED lights illuminating the scene. What’s neat about the system is that each panel/module…

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