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The OctoDome®: Large has a unique, 8-sided shape and narrow profile that give you big box light spread in a space-saving soft box.
Do It Yourself: Passport PhotosFROM LITE LESSONS: Wednesday June 27, 2012 Chances are, if you're handy with a camera, you've been asked the following question: "I need a photo for my passport. Can you take it for me?" And there's a good chance that you, in response to this question, quickly racked your brain for plausible reasons as to why you can't oblige them. But as tedious and boring as such a task might seem, producing passport photos for friends or relatives can be fun and take less than a half an…
June 27, 2012
Portrait of a Makeup ArtistFROM LITE LESSONS: Wednesday August 24, 2016 Equipment:OctoDome® nxt: extra small Shoemount KitNoted editorial photographer Ian Spanier takes photos that tell a story. Whether he’s shooting images of celebrities, fitness models or doing a portrait, he crafts the shot so that we can learn something about the subject.Here, Ian was asked to create a photograph of his colleague, Laura Dee Shelley, a well–known make-up artist. Much of Laura’s job is covering textures and smoothing details. In this lesson Ian shows how he conveys her job with a clean…
August 24, 2016
Softbox Video Key LightingFROM LITE LESSONS: Saturday July 7, 2012 Using a soft box as your main light has become a desired lighting technique in both the photo and video industries. If you are going to do work in both photo and video, you should think about having a soft box that can work in both of these fields and is adaptable to a variety of light sources that you may own. In this lesson we will demonstrate the lighting potential of a large, heavy-duty soft box. Topics Covered: Setting the…
July 7, 2012
Product Spotlight: Umbrella Diffusion Covers & PanelFROM LITE LESSONS: Sunday November 13, 2016 This lesson focuses on how to use the new line of Photoflex Umbrella Diffusion Covers and Black Panel Umbrella Cover. Lightweight and easy-to-use, these are the perfect accessory product for photographers who are fans of umbrella lighting. Umbrella Diffusion CoverThe Photoflex Umbrella Diffusion Cover is designed for use with 45" and 72- reflective umbrellas. This cover fits over the front of a reflective umbrella to covert it into a lightweight soft box. The one-stop diffusion material transforms the bright, wrapping light…
November 13, 2016
Recreating 1920’s Portrait LightingFROM LITE LESSONS: Thursday August 11, 2016 Equipment:OctoDome®: LargeFor thirty years, Mark Rockwood has worked as a highly sought-after commercial photographer for local and national accounts that include L.L. Bean and Brookstone. But his fine art photography is a decades-long pilgrimage that explores not only the natural world and man's relationship to it, but the urban environments we have created to provide shelter, workspace and entertainment.Based out of Portland, Maine, he trained in 1969 as a painter (initially at a Portland school called Concept) before moving on in…
August 11, 2016
Photoflex was my first choice for light modifiers when I started building my own studio arsenal almost twenty years ago. I still have that first Medium Softbox, and use it often. Photoflex Octodomes produce wonderful light, and with a grid installed I find I can control almost any on-location lighting situation. Photoflex reflectors in my equipment case, too, have been with us the entire ride - doing their job as well as on Day One.
June 26, 2018
Photoflex as a company makes very good products. I own a few reflectors, reflector holders and I find their materials to be a lot better in quality.
April 25, 2013
On sunny summer days I sometimes carry a white, 42” circular light diffuser (16” folded) when photographing wildflowers. The one I use most is Photoflex
January 23, 2017
As for me, Mr. Fast and Light, run around adventure photographer guy, I’m sold. I feel that the [PHotoflex] TritonFlash has added an entire new dimension to my photography, especially to my style of Going Fast With Light.
Professional Photographer, Instructor, Author
March 20, 2012
Having used Photoflex gear for over twenty five years, I have always relied on their excellent build quality and performance. All soft boxes, umbrellas and reflectors are color correct for perfect color temperature and made with state-of-the-art fabrics and construction. Very versatile for artistic lighting, Photoflex gear is also easy to set up and pack when shooting on location.
Team photographer of the Cleveland Cavaliers
June 26, 2018