Lighting

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Hobolite Iris Review: A Shining Example of Pocket-Sized Lighting

The Hobolite Iris, the company's latest addition to its lineup of LED lighting equipment, is small enough to slide into a pocket yet versatile enough to deploy in a variety of ways. The main reason why is because it integrates into the broader Hobolite ecosystem, with particular compatibility with the existing Hobolite Micro light.

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The Godox V1 Pro Flash Offers Double the Light in Half the Space

The recently released $329 Godox V1 Pro is a round-head design speedlight that brings some subtle, and not-so-subtle updates to the already popular V1 system. The new flash adds features like an improved battery and charging system, the ability to take up to 100 continuous shots at full power, and it also has a detachable sub-flash for fill light use that effectively makes the system two lights in one.

The Godox BFP Flash Projection Attachment is a Perfect Tool for the Discerning Creative

The Godox BFP Flash Projection Attachment is a $299 projection lens that allows users to create interesting, creative, and precise light and shadow patterns in their images with Bowens mount flash heads (optionally the BLP is available for continuous light sources). While it’s not the first system of its kind to hit the market, what makes this unit stand apart from the crowd is it has a 360° rotatable design, has significantly less light leakage, and supports Iris attachments from several other brands.

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How to Recycle Cardboard Into a Creative Photography Backdrop

It's no secret that most photography equipment is expensive and typically highly specialized. But that doesn't always need to be the case. In the above video from Adorama, photographer Gavin Hoey walks viewers through how to create studio portraits using a simple sheet of cardboard and some studio lights.

MagLight: The MagSafe Smart RGB Light Redefines Mobile Photography Lighting

In a world where smartphone photography is dominating the visual spectrum, Moonside, a cutting-edge lighting technology company, has announced its newest innovation – Moonside MagLight. The MagLight is the world's first 6-in-1 MagSafe smart camera light designed for phone cameras, bridging the gap between professional photography lighting and mobile photography creators.

Ulanzi 40W LED COB

The Ulanzi 40W LED COB is an Affordable, Portable Video Light

The LT028 by Ulanzi Group is a 40 Watt portable COB LED Video Light that was designed to be a lightweight and versatile lighting solution for content creators, photographers, videographers, and even streamers who need an affordable lighting solution that can be repositioned with incredible ease.