Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios

Pop, Pop, Power To Spare, Anywhere – First Look, Profoto B1X 500 AirTTL Monolight

As destination workshop providers, instructors and guides, we don't get to shoot nearly enough studio images. So when an opportunity comes along to break out the studio strobes and craft some well thought lighting and imagery, we get excited. When Profoto sends us their new flagship portable strobe we get downright ecstatic. As we both love landscape images, what better product to test out, in the great outdoors and put it through its paces.

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, TJ Hansen's Blog

The New Sigma 85mm and 12-24mm Art lenses

Recent announcements from Sigma have made a lot of portrait and landscape photographers very happy- the question is, can the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art and the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM Art  replace the current favorites from Canon and Nikon? The Sigma Art series prime lenses are steadily taking over the entire range of focal lengths. With the recent announcements, Art primes now cover […]

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Gear Review, Hands-On Impressions, MPEX Experience, Photography News, TJ Hansen's Blog

Hands-on with the Profoto D2 AirTTL, the “World’s Fastest Monolight”

When Profoto added TTL, High Speed Sync, and studio-level power to the Profoto B1 battery-powered monolight, it was revolutionary. But the newest flash, which the company describes as the “World’s Fastest Monolight,” is built to take the Profoto AirTTL system to the next level with even faster and more powerful lights. The Profoto D2 500/1000 AirTTL monolight may […]

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