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Henry's Exposure Fall Toronto 2012 Shootout Winner

Contest Update: Henry's Exposure Toronto 2012 Shootout Contest Winners

After another amazing shootout, some difficult judging, and a little more time than expected, we are excited to announce our winners from the Henry's Exposure Fall Toronto Shootout Contest! 1st Place: Thomas Duncan 2nd Place: James Cuthbert 3rd Place: James Cuthbert Most Creative:  Photography by Cornell The Winning Images

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Terry White: Top Pro Tips about the Spiderlite TD6

Terry White, Professional Photographer and Westcott Endorsed Pro talks about his favorite product - the Westcott Spiderlite TD6. He walks you through how he uses each of the Spiderlite TD6 in his shoots in the studio. He considers the Westcott Spiderlite TD6 as one of his 'go-to' lighting options paired with the Westcott Shallow Softboxes. […]

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PDN Photo Plus New York City 2012 Recap

One Show - One City - One AMAZING Event! PDN Photo Plus in NYC was absolutely amazing! This year at the PDN Photo Plus Show we had the opportunity to once again show off some new products to the attendees as well as give them the opportunity to see a prototype of a new product! […]

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Westcott secures major retail distribution deal with FXhome

Effective September 28, 2012 Westcott becomes major distributor for FXhome products TOLEDO, OH - October 16, 2012 - Westcott is excited to announce the partnership and distribution deal with FXhome, the fast-growing UK video and photo editing and effects software developer. The deal will see FXhome software's cutting-edge offerings available in Westcott authorized stores worldwide. […]

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Matthews named Product Manager

Effective October 4, 2012 Brad Matthews is named Product Manager at Westcott MAUMEE, OH – October 8, 2012 – Westcott is proud to announce the promotion of Brad Matthews from Sales Representative to Product Manager. His new roll will include working on the design and development of Westcott products. “This is a very exciting time […]

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Taryn Truese Pet Photography

Pet Photography Feature: Taryn Truese - Love Thy Pet

This blog was written by Taryn Truese, the Event Manager at Unique Photo. These pictures were taken at Love Thy Pet, a local community pet store in Brooklyn NY. Every year they give back to the community by offering Free Pet Photos.  I started taking pictures for them during their pet adoption days. If a person adopted a cat or dog, […]

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Andrew Funderburg photographing Wedding Books

Andrew Funderburg: Photograph Wedding books using a Stripbank & Spiderlite TD3

Andrew "Fundy" Funderburg is both a working portrait photographer and the owner of a software company - Fundy Software. For both his photography website and his software site, he needs to create compelling product shots. In this shot he purposely restricted himself to one light (the Spiderlite TD3) and one 12" x 36" Stripbank. To create […]

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Popular Photography Top Deal 2012 Apollo Orb

Pop Photo features Westcott Apollo Orb in 25 Top Gear Deals for 2012

Recently, Popular Photography featured it's "25 Top Camera Gear Deals of 2012". The Apollo Orb with Grid made the cut! The editors at Pop Photo search for the best gear on the market at an amazing price - and once again, they have exceeded expectations!

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MotionCreativeFilms Ice Light

Product Review: Ice Light - Lighting the Way to Coolness

The Ice Light made its biggest debut back in February at WPPI and since then, people have been raving since! Here is a highlight review posted on MotionCreativeFilms. To date I have used the unit for stills and video with great results...the Ice light is unlike many LED lighting solutions on the market. With its […]

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Bruce Roscoe Boot Hill Cemetery

Bruce Roscoe: How I captured this image at Boot Hill Cemetery

This image was taken in Tombstone at Boothill Cemetery following the Tombstone Trolley Ghost and Murder Tour with Parson George and Lee. The cemetery is one of the stops during the tour. At the time this image was taken the sun was setting and the cemetery was about to close. The trolley driver, Lee, who […]

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Mark Johnson Composite Photography

Mark Johnson: Composite Photography Quick Tip

This soft, feminine photo composite by Mark S. Johnson started in a studio using a seamless white backdrop and (3) Westcott Spiderlite TD6 units. The subject was lit from three sides using a 36" x 48" Shallow Softbox without diffusion material and (2) 12" x 36" Stripbanks with Egg Crates and no diffusion material. In […]

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Featured Tog: Neil van Niekerk - 7' Parabolic Umbrella

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 […]

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Terry White using Westcott Ice Light

Product Review: Terry White on the Ice Light

This was originally posted on Terry White's Blog on Aug. 20, 2012. I recently got a chance to shoot with the Westcott Ice Light. The Ice Light is a portable continuous daylight balanced LED light source. It can run on its built-in rechargeable battery or AC power. Think of it as a portable Spiderlite TDx […]

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Jeff Levy Photo: Exceptional Customer Service

@WestcottCo has exceptional customer service when it comes to product warranties and repairs. I highly recommend their products.
@JeffLevyPhoto

We always love hearing from our customers! Here is a quote from a photographer Jeff Levy who worked with our customer service on a product issue.

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Product Tip Video: Putting the 7' Parabolic Umbrella back in the carry case

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Product Tip Video: Mounting all Apollo Light Modifiers on Mono Arm

Here is a quick video tip on how to mount the 43" Apollo Orb on the Mono Arm. This video applies to all Apollo light modifiers on the Westcott line. We used the Strobelite & Strobelite Plus, but other strobes will work using this technique. If you have other questions about products and how they […]

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Speedlite Cold Shoe

Simple Speedlites - When to use what shoe?

Small flash, or in Nikon's case, Speedlights are extremely versatile light sources and until recent years where usually overlooked when stepping into the world of off camera lighting. They seem pretty straight forward right out of the box. There's a little foot on the bottom of the flash, and a shoe conveniently placed on the […]

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Product Review: Apollo Medium with Grid

Over at the Kelby Media Group, they have an online show called D-Town TV. D-Town TV is a fresh approach to teaching camera tips and photographic techniques to today's digital photographers with Rafael "RC" Concepcion and Larry Becker as its hosts. No matter what the skill level or interest, each episode covers a wide variety […]

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Courtney Dailey: Portrait Shoot using a Strobelite Plus and Octabank

Portrait shoot by photographer Courtney Dailey using a Westcott Strobelite Plus and Octabank. Name: Courtney Dailey Courtney was raised studying several artistic mediums as well as the importance of image perception. She has taken the lessons she has learned, her love for beauty and photography and bakes them all together. Her unique style has allowed […]

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Video Review: The Ice Light

This Ice Light review comes from the 'Web Video University' website. Dave Kaminski has been running the site for 5 years now, offering reviews and educational about Photography and Videography. In this video Dave walks through the ways you can use the Ice Light and the immediate effect it can make on both your photography […]

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Bruce Dorn: The Magic is in the Slipper

"Free your speedlite from the confins of the comera's hotshoe and discover a world of truly beautiful lighting."
Bruce Dorn
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Bob Davis: Photography Portrait Shoot with Speedlites and Stripbank

Bob Davis: Photography Portrait Shoot with Speedlites and Stripbank

Here is a quick tip featuring Bob Davis using the Westcott Apollo Stripbank and speedlites. Bob had two Speedlights in Group B manual mode 1/8th power with the flash heads manually zoomed to 200mm. One camera left and one camera right. The main Speedlight was in Group A with the flash head manually zoomed to […]

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LaRae Lobdell: Portrait Shoot featuring the Apollo Orb & Dan Savage

We have featured her before, but LaRae Lobdell has been one busy lady! She recently had the opportunity to photograph Dan Savage and featured our Westcott Apollo Orb. Dan is an American Author, media pundit, jounalist and newspaper editor. Dan brought the entire world together with his It Gets Better Project, giving LGBT youth hope […]

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Blair Phillips: Making the switch to Westcott

Let me just say, I am so excited that I made the switch to Westcott lighting products. The Td6's and studio plus lights are a complete game changer. It feels so good to support a company that heavily supports our industry.
Blair Phillips
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Jayce Clarke: Using Apollo Orb to control light with Speedlites

This article was written by Jayce Clarke and originally posted on his blog 07/15/2012. To find out more from Jayce, you can visit his website: Jayce Clarke Photoschool Quick Lowdown Type: Available, Flash, Portable Brand: Nikon Speedlite, PocketWizard, Sekonic, Sigma, Westcott Modifers Level: Intermediate Levels Aimed At: Simple lighting setup with a little practice. One […]

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