This blog was originally posted on Joe Farace's blog on 10/16/2012. In my hands-on workshop “The Magic of Umbrellas” one of the topics I talk about is size and it’s not just the size of the umbrella’s fabric that matters, it’s also a question about the diameter of the umbrella’s shaft. And while that may […]
Explorer of Light Bruce Dorn has been teaching Speedlite techniques around the country for years through Canon Live Learning and his own workshops. With the Canon Digital Learning Center's exclusive tutorials series on Environmental Portraits with Speedlites, now even more photographers can watch and learn. This series was designed to appeal to a range of […]
Lou Freeman, Professional Photographer, is currently working on shooting her new DVD series called 'Look Fabulous'. She is shooting on-location all through Florida and many know how bright the sun can be. She walks you through in this quick video how she uses the 7' Diffusion Parabolic Umbrella to diffuse the light during the brightest […]
This blog was originally posted on Neil van Niekerk's blog on August 16, 2012. Continuing the photo session with Ulorin Vex in the studio, I decided to swap out the big Profoto 4" x 3" softbox, for an even larger (but inexpensive) light modifier - the Westcott 7" Parabolic Umbrella (White / Black). Two things […]
This is how we do location shoots in the south. A 7ft. Westcott Parabolic Umbrella, heavy duty stand, sandbags, Canon 5d mk2, Elinchrom Ranger, lovely assistant and of course beautiful model. This was shot at the Millstone Plantation just outside of Coumbia, SC. Name: Rick Smoak Rick is a commercial, architectural and advertising photographer with […]
We often receive questions about your camera settings when using certain Westcott products with our lights. Here is a breakdown of our Spiderlite TD6 when using it alone, with a Parabolic Umbrella and then with the Parabolic Diffusion Front. Want more comparisons? If you are interested in more lighting comparisons featuring the Spiderlite TD6, Parabolic […]
See how to shoot action sports in high noon sun using the 600EX-RT Speedlites with Tyler Stableford. Learn how he overpowers the harsh mid-day sun and even creates a starburst effect shooting directly into the sun with high apertures. In this series of tutorials, Explorer of Light Tyler Stableford takes us to the legendary Snowmass […]
Curious if the Westcott 7' Parabolic Umbrellas work with an Elinchrom light? Here is a quick video of how the umbrella is able to be mounted to an Elinchrom. If you have any other questions about this video, please contact our customer service at 800.886.1689.
This week we decided to feature a BONUS #Tog Blog. Today's blog is featuring Westcott Top Pro and Professional Photographer Marc Blake.
We are excited to release 2 new products to the Westcott line - the 7' Parabolic Umbrella and the Spiderlite TD6! Many of you attended WPPI in Las Vegas the other week and were able to see these products in action. So, without further wait, here are the two new products!
Westcott prepares to launch three new parabolic umbrellas to the market. TOLEDO, OH – March 9, 2011 – Westcott is excited to announce the launch of three new parabolic umbrellas to the Westcott line – White Diffusion, Silver and White/Black. Each umbrella is 7’ (2.2m) and weights only 2.5 lbs (1.13kg). These parabolic umbrellas are […]