The F. J. Westcott Company is an industry-leading producer of photo/video lighting equipment. Westcott sets standards for quality and innovation in the field world-wide and is consistently focused on educating photographers and photography enthusiasts. This week, Westcott introduced their newest lighting kit through their Photo Basics line. This uLite kit includes all of the basics […]
Jefferson Graham recently published a book called 'Video Nation'. In this book he has detailed a 'do it yourself' guide to planning, shooting and sharing great videos. In Chapter 2: 'What type of video are you producing' - he covers a topic of 'where ideas are born'. In this section he gives Westcott and the […]
If you are interested in purchasing or have already purchased the uLite, you may be wondering where to begin and how to set the light up. Here is a quick breakdown, item by item, of how to setup the uLite, setup the light stand, mount the uLite to the stand, put in the lamp, attach […]
The Westcott Green Screen Kit give you everything you need to get started with green screen photography: a great backdrop and easy-to-use lighting (Light stands, lights and softboxes). And it comes with an instructional DVD that covers the set up and use of the kit. I've had great results using this Westcott green screen kit.Dave Cross
My Home Studio Lighting Kit is in constant use. From still shoots to video, the florescent bulbs and softboxes are safe to use around kids, easy to set up, and they produce beautiful light. I also don’t go anywhere without my 5-in-1 reflector, you never know when you might need it.Erin Manning
Name: Erin Manning Erin is a professional photographer, author, educator, and media personality. She spent many years working as a commercial, portrait and stock photographer while increasing her skills as a leading educator in the industry. She currently sits on the board as an advisor as well as travels educating enthusiasts about photography.
Would you like to take a quick photograph at home and make it look professional? That’s exactly what I did one afternoon with one of my favorite teenagers, Gianina. She needed a headshot right away for a potential acting role and wanted something with a little more serious than the bright, cheery, natural-light images we had taken in the past.
Photo Basics by Westcott introduces the first ever educational Green Screen kit for video, uLite. For pre-teens to adults alike, uLite is designed to help anyone dress up their homemade movies. Perfect for creating music videos or whatever your creative mind thinks of. You could be the next star on YouTube! uLite can take you […]
The customer reviews were overwhelmingly glowing. All of them seemed shocked that a rig this good could cost so little.David Pogue
It was a big week for Westcott in the news! Two of our hottest selling kits were reviewed and the editors/bloggers provided some feedback. So, why do we love these reviews? Because they are honest as well as fit the everyday person and photographer. What more could you ask for! So, once again - don't take our word for it - check out what Jefferson Graham from USA Today and David Pogue from The New York Times have to say!
#Tog Tuesday is featuring Compact Luuorescent Lamps along with products that Westcott currently has utilizing these lamps.
For Westcott's #Tog Term Tuesday, we will be focusing on Broad Light and the products that can help you achieve this light pattern.
Westcott Top Pro Photographer Rick Sammon currently is one busy little bee! He is currently putting together an amazing DVD through Wiley Publishing that is going to educate photographers on how to light almost everything - even video! Here is a quick glimpse!
Tim Fillpot of Fillpot Photography Photo Basics: uLite 2-Light Kit A Testimonial My name is Tim Fillpot and I own and operate Fillpot Photography in Santa Maria, California. I have specialized in many types of photography, including wedding, families, babies, professional head shots, and commercial photography, for over 9 years. What began in 2001 in […]
The Home Studio Lighting Kit Educational DVD wins a 2010 Telly Award. Since 2006, Erin Manning has won ten Telly Awards for her work in teaching digital photography to the amateur. This is her first People’s Telly Award. Manhattan Beach, CA. – May 26, 2010 – It’s another year of success at the Telly Awards […]
This year’s Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) was held in Las Vegas, NV at the MGM Grand Hotel from March 4 through March 11. It truly was a success for Westcott! We had the privilege of meeting numerous photographers with amazing talent who use Westcott products. We also had the pleasure of introducing new […]
With the help of the F. J. Westcott Co, you can do the same thing in your studio or at home as they have released their uLite Digital Photo Lighting Kit which comes with everything you need to do green screen.
uLite Kit named 2010 Hot One Award by Professional Photographer Magazine.
Professional Photographer Magazine awards the Westcott uLite Kits the 2010 Hot One Award for Continuous Light System TOLEDO, Oh. – February 12, 2010 – The 11th Annual Hot One Awards recognizing the year’s premier products featuring the Photo Basics by Westcott uLite Kits as being the winner of Continuous Light Systems. Professional Photographer is a […]
Will you be in Anaheim, CA on January 25, 2010? Or still don't know what to do that day? JOIN US!!! Erin Manning (Photographer, Teacher & TV Personality), will be joining us at the Craft & Hobby Association Show (CHA Show) in Anaheim, CA on January 25, 2010 at 1:00pm PT. She will be giving […]
Professional Photographer magazine awarded the uLite, a Photo Basics by Westcott product, the 2010 Hot One Award in the Continuous Light System category! An announcement of the 2010 Hot One winners will be appearing on the Professional Photographer Web site (www.ppmag.com) in early 2010. The winning products will be detailed in the February 2010 issue […]
Talk about a changing industry - the photo and video markets continue to move at what seems like the speed of light these days. Think about the last 10 years and how the cameras and digital revolution has changed all of our lives. Not only professionals, but enthusiasts have more options and choices than ever […]
Professional photographer, teacher and TV personality Erin Manning teams up with Westcott to offer studio lighting made simple with fluorescents, in a compact, affordable kit. TOLEDO, Oh. – October 30, 2009 – Enjoy window light anytime, anywhere with the new Home Studio Lighting Kit, the latest addition to Westcott’s Photo Basics product line. The kit […]