The Westcott Top Pro Tour kicked off September 12, 2010 in Newark, NJ. This blog post was written by Rick Sammon (our featured speaker for the tour in Newark). He provides some tips on softening skin in Photoshop.
B&H, Canon and Westcott hosted an event featuring Rick Sammon, prolific author and world renown photographer for a shoot together in New York City's Central Park.
Our dream light modifier is compact, small in your lighting bag but big enough in front of your subject, it can produce wonderful reflected light and most importantly: It allows you to control light spill and enables you to light what you want and only what you want. The Westcott 28" Apollo is just that. […]
Check out backpackers studio Part 3 from Michael and Andy. Had to share as these guys are hilarious and truly enjoy shooting!
Check out what we came across on youtube. Michael and Andy demonstrate how easy it is to set up the "backpacker's studio." Stay tuned for part two where they break down everything in their bag and explain modifiers: 28" & 50" Westcott Apollo softbox, 60" convertible umbrella and grid spots. http://lightenupandshoot.blogspot.com/
Kenny Hall: Old Time Musician Marc Blake is a member of the Westcott creative team. His projects include: touring with famous bands, shooting components for NASA's Space Shuttle, teaching 9-year old kids how to produce movies, working with attorneys on figuring out how to win court cases, designing prototypes for new musical instruments and producing educational videos. He […]
Check out the latest review of Rick Sammon's lighting tote on photographyvoice.com Rick Sammon On-Location Lighting Kit and Tote The Rick Sammon On-Location Lighting Kit and Tote is an invaluable addition to any photographer’s collection of gear: both for on-location shooting as well as the studio. The Kit includes a 30” square diffuser panel, 30” […]
While working on my studio/on-location lighting book (due out in September) with my co-author,Vered Koshlano, we had a blast creating the lighting setup for the top photograph, taken at the Explorers Club in NYC. The lighting set-up: one stand-mounted Canon Speedlite 580EXII was fired through a stand-mounted Westcott diffuser that was positioned above eye-level and […]
Newest Additions of the Speedlite Light Modifier Family Provide Compact and Natural Diffused Lighting for On-Location or in the Studio TOLEDO, Oh. - June 1, 2008 - Westcott's popular Apollo line is now available in kits with adapters for Speedlites. The Apollo requires no adapter ring as it is built on an umbrella frame for […]