NEW FROM ELINCHROM

Exciting new product from Elinchrom – ELB500 TTL – and yes it has HSS – I had some time testing out the ELB 1200s and looks like Elinchrom is continuing with its amazing and rugged battery back design. Light weight and powerful the ELB500 TTL is going to revolutionize the portrait game. I’m looking forward to getting my hands on a set to actively test this baby out. More to come on that soon.

ELINCHROM ELB 1200 W/ TREVOR GODINHO

So the ad is finally out so I can now share this with you.

Model Alayna Kellet
Location Toronto On.
Filmed by Dale Sood

Enjoy

 

WE REMEMBER

Had the privilege of photographing and chatting with Maj. J. Estrela, an Army officer in the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, this past Rememberance Day. Special thanks to Royal Canadian Military Institute for hosting us and Robert Baines of The NATO Assoication of Canada for helping me put this together. I am currently looking for funding for a project to photograph and document the stories of 400 veterans from across Canada. I hope this is the first portrait of many to come. Thank you Maj. Estrela for your time, service and sacrifice.

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PROFUSION EXPO 2017

THANK YOU EVERYONE THAT CAME OUT TO PROFUSION EXPO 2017 IN TORONTO.

IT WAS A GREAT SUCCESS, THANK YOU VISTEK AND ELINCHROM FOR HAVING ME BE PART OF THIS AMAZING TWO DAY EVENT AND ALLOWING ME TO SHARE MY ADVICE AND KNOWLEDGE IN PORTRAITURE AND LIGHTING.

SPECIAL THANKS TO ANTHONY FROM VISTEK AND BILL FROM GNIGAMI THAT MADE EVERYTHING RUN SO SMOOTHLY. THANK YOU TO TOMMY JAMES MURPHY FOR BEING OUR MODEL FOR THE EXPO.

HERE ARE FEW OF THE SHOTS THAT WERE CREATED AT PROFUSION EXPO 2017
ALL IMAGES WERE LIT WITH THE ELB1200 AND ELB400 WITH HI-SYNC. IMAGES WERE SHOT AT f1.4 AT 1/3200s ON THE NIKON D5

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FINALLY GOT MY HANDS ON THE ELB1200s

So after a long wait, I finally got my hands on the Elinchrom‘s New ELB 1200s with a Pro and Action head.

From the jump, this is not your daddy’s Ranger RX. It’s light, it’s small and it’s super powerful. One thing I really like was that Elinchrom took time and designed the new ELB 1200s to survive photographers like me, they really went to town to weatherproof and create a durable product.

The heads themselves are impressive from design to weight. Sadly I couldn’t get my hands on a HS head but hopefully soon.

Check out some of the shots from my test shoot.

Special thanks to Vistek for lending me the ELB 1200s. Can’t wait to get a set of my own.

Models Mackenzie and O’Dane from Elite Models Toronto .

ALPA 12 XY Limited Edition 10 Years: The End of an Era

With the release of its 10 limited edition ALPA 12 XY,  Alpa closes a chapter on yet another amazing camera. Created in 2006 the camera has become a favorite to architectural, automotive and landscape photographers.

ALPA 12 XY Limited Edition 10 Years

“We had to develop a stable camera, being also able to rise and fall the front at the same time”, ALPA-Co-Owner André Oldani remembers. “All the manipulations, including stitching and shifting, had to be possible without taking the camera off the tripod.”… “It was probably the first camera with this wide but still highly precise range of settings”, Oldani says. “And weight was no real issue back then. But now we have to follow the general trends toward smaller and lighter cameras.”

 

ALPA 12 XY Limited Edition 10 Years