Butterflies & Reflectors

by Rebecca Melville ·Posted
Finding appropriate gifts for portrait photographers can be tricky, so if you’re looking for some inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. We have some neat gift suggestions that are sure to please any portraitist, from beginner to pro. Profoto A2 While most portrait photographers already have their tried-and-true studio configuration, that doesn’t mean you can’t gift them with a nice strobe. We recommend Profoto’s A2,
by Cory Rice ·Posted
The eyes might be the windows to the soul for most people, but they also serve as windows to lighting setups for astute portrait photographers. Catchlights reflected in the eyes of a sitter can reveal the size, shape, and placement of light sources in a photo. More importantly, catchlights provide a means of drawing attention to and adding dimension to a sitter’s eyes. Westcott’s Eyelighter 2 Reflective Panel presents a novel means
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
You know what’s handy? The newest 22" Circular Collapsible Reflectors from Impact, and not just because they have handles. This size allows for much easier placement in tight spaces or when working with small objects. They also collapse to a much more manageable size for storage, especially if you reside in a cramped New York City apartment. Making them a breeze to handle are the two handles on each side which, as a bonus,