Category: How to

Lighting gear videos and written tutorials demonstrating the proper setup, usage and advantages.

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Using the Omega Reflector As a Shoot-Through

By 1 month ago

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The Omega Reflector is the world’s first 10-in-1 shoot-through reflector. The...

How to Assemble the Westcott Eyelighter

By 2 months ago

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Brandon Heiss, lighting educator with Team Westcott, discusses how to assembl...

Understanding a Beauty Dish

By 5 months ago

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Westcott creates a vast amount of products for photographers of all varieties...

Introducing the Eyelighter

By 5 months ago

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Westcott, an industry-leading innovator of photo and video lighting products,...

Introducing the Zeppelin Deep Parabolic

By 7 months ago

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Westcott is proud to announce the latest addition to their softbox line-up: t...

Bruce Dorn & the Asymmetrical Stripbank

By 7 months ago

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As a Westcott Top Pro Elite photographer, Bruce Dorn has designed multiple in...

Justin Van Leeuwen Reviews the Westcott ProGrip

By 7 months ago

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Corporate and editorial portrait photographer Justin Van Leeuwen hails from O...

Eric Eggly and the Zeppelin Deep Parabolic

By 8 months ago

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Renowned commercial photographer Eric Eggly stopped by the Westcott studio to...

Zeppelin Deep Parabolic: Assembly Tips

By 10 months ago

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Team Westcott walks photographers through the assembly process of the latest ...

Balancing Natural Light with Zach & Jody

By 10 months ago

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Shooting fashion in the Nevada desert, Westcott Top Pro photography couple Za...

Chris Garrison Uses Light Painting on a Ferrari California

By 11 months ago

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I originally shot cars when I was coming up as a photographer, and I have wan...

Studio Lighting Fundamentals Part 4: Stripbank

By 11 months ago

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Join Top Pro Jim Schmelzer as he uses the Westcott Spiderlite TD6 lights to d...

Studio Lighting Fundamentals Part 3: Reflectors

By 11 months ago

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Join Top Pro Jim Schmelzer as he uses two different Westcott Reflectors to di...

Rick Sammon on Using the Ice Light While Shooting in a Small Space

By 11 months ago

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Shooting in any type of small space can be difficult, especially in a vehicle...

Using Apollo Strips for a Portrait

By 11 months ago

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This article is courtesy of  renowned portrait and architecture photographer ...

Lighting for Newborn Portraits

By 1 year ago

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This article is courtesy of premier newborn photographer Amber Scruggs of Lit...

Justin Van Leeuwen Uses the 7′ Parabolic Umbrella

By 1 year ago

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Westcott Top Pro and professional commercial photographer Justin Van Leeuwen ...

Strobelite Plus Walkthrough with Erik Valind

By 1 year ago

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Westcott Top Pro Elite Erik Valind discusses all of the features and uses of ...

Erik Valind Showcases The Scrim Jim

By 1 year ago

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Westcott Top Pro Elite and professional photographer Erik Valind discusses th...

Westcott’s Wrinkle-Resistant Green Screen Backdrop

By 1 year ago

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Brandon, Content and Marketing Manager at Westcott, discusses the many featur...

Zach Gray: Desert Portraits with a Diffused Parabolic Umbrella

By 1 year ago

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Westcott Top Pro Elite Zach Gray illustrates proper outdoor lighting techniqu...

Rick Sammon on Adjusting Light Placement

By 1 year ago

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Join Westcott Top Pro Elite Rick Sammon as he demonstrates how light placemen...

Rick Sammon Uses the Rapid Box to Create Depth and Dimension

By 1 year ago

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In this Westcott video, Top Pro Elite Rick Sammon discusses the dimension and...

Matt Hernandez Creates Sports Composite with Photo Key

By 1 year ago

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Westcott Top Pro Matt Hernandez, who specializes in sports photography, uses ...

Using the Perfect Pair Kit Through a Window

By 1 year ago

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Top Pro Elite Photographer Bob Davis heads to the streets of the big city to ...

Using the Apollo Orb to Create an Action Photo

By 1 year ago

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This Photography blog post using the Apollo Orb was originally written by Pho...

Advantages of Softboxes, Strips and Grids

By 1 year ago

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Westcott President Kelly Mondora explains the difference between a stripbank ...

Quick Tip: How to Fold a Reflector

By 1 year ago

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This video tip features Brandon from Westcott and it shows two easy methods o...

Lighting Ratios with Erin Manning

By 1 year ago

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Westcott Top Pro Elite photographer and educator Erin Manning discusses light...

How to Set the Perfect White Balance

By 1 year ago

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Your white balance setting is how your camera decides what white should look ...

Photo Tips to Practice This Weekend

By 2 years ago

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You're only scratching the surface of photography when you're simply snap...

Bruce Dorn: Portraits with Speedlites (Part 5)

By 2 years ago

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Explorer of Light and Westcott Top Pro Elite Bruce Dorn has been teaching Spe...

Bruce Dorn: Portraits with Speedlites (Part 3)

By 2 years ago

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Explorer of Light and Westcott Top Pro Elite Bruce Dorn has been teaching tec...

Sports Composite Photography with Mark Johnson

By 2 years ago

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These images and the information provided on sports composite photography is ...

Bruce Dorn: Portraits with Speedlites

By 2 years ago

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Explorer of Light and Westcott Top Pro Elite Bruce Dorn has been teaching tec...

Attaching an Adapter Ring to a Spiderlite TD3

By 2 years ago

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Here’s a quick tip video on how to mount an adapter ring to a Spiderlite TD3....

Placing a 7′ Parabolic Umbrella in Its Carry Case

By 2 years ago

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The 7' Parabolic Umbrella comes in three different versions.  The Silver inte...

Mounting an Apollo Light Modifier to a Mono Arm

By 2 years ago

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Here is a quick video tip on how to mount the 43" Apollo Orb on the Mono Arm....

Comparing Large Vs. Small Photo Umbrellas

By 2 years ago

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Photographic umbrellas come in so many sizes nowadays, perhaps even more so t...

Product Photography with a Spiderlite TD5

By 2 years ago

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Photographer Kerry Garrison at Camera Dojo walks through a product photograph...