By on 2011-12-30

It was a big week for Westcott in the news! Two of our hottest selling kits were reviewed and the editors/bloggers provided some feedback. So, why do we love these reviews? Because they are honest as well as fit the everyday person and photographer. What more could you ask for! So, once again – don’t take our word for it – check out what Jefferson Graham from USA Today and David Pogue from The New York Times have to say!

USA Today: Spiderlites offer flash alternative for photographers


By Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Prominent photo bloggers have been raving about the Westcott Spiderlites for quite some time, so I decided to take a good look recently…click for article. (Video included)

With continuous light, you don’t have to waste as much time doing setups and test shots to guess how the flash will perform. What you see is what you get. – Jefferson Graham

If you are interested in finding out more about the Spiderlite TD6 Perfect Portrait Kit he mentions in his review, please check out our website. Also, if you are wondering other photographers who shoot with these lights, to just name a few – Scott Kelby, Terry White, Clay Blackmore, Rick Ferro, Dawnn Wiesinger, and many more!

The New York Times: Hollywood-Style Tricks on the Cheap

By David Pogue, The New York Times

A couple of weeks ago, my 12-year-old daughter sought my advice about a video she wanted to make. Her concept was so elaborate and involved so many scenes, I doubted it was even doable — unless she used a green screen and filmed the whole thing in the basement…click for article.

But the customer reviews were overwhelmingly glowing. All of them seemed shocked that a rig this good could cost so little. – David Pogue

Note: USA Today is a registered trademark of USA Today and The New York Times logo are trademarks of The New York Times, registered in the U.S.

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