By on 2009-02-01

Westcott Now Offering Enthusiasts and Beginning Pros Affordable Studio Lighting Kits
TOLEDO, Oh. – Feb. 1, 2009 – The maker of Photo Basics by Westcott, the only truly educational lighting system, introduces the new uLite with 500-watt Photofloods. The uLite is constructed using a standard Edison lamp base with a maximum wattage of 500 watts. The 20" x 20″ soft box specifically designed for the uLite is just as unique because it is collapsible and sets up in seconds.

As digital camera sales continue to increase, it is no wonder that photographic accessories and studio lighting continue to be on the rise. With digital imaging, constant lighting is preferred as it allows the user to see the image prior to capture just as the camera would and there is no need for second guessing with meters and slaves. Constant lighting also allows you to easily see lighting patterns. PhotoBasics.Net® once again is making it easy for new photographers to invest in studio lighting with the uLite. With the many uLite kit options and easy set-up and tear-down there is no longer a reason to hesitate in purchasing studio lighting!

A basic two-light kit for the uLite provides you with everything needed to take quality portraits. Lights for this kit are set up on the provided 7' light stands. The included 20″ collapsible soft boxes set up in seconds directing light evenly onto your subject. In addition, each kit includes a coupon for a FREE 5' x 6' Scenic Background rental from (a $49.99 value). Whether a holiday season, birthday, or other portrait, bring your subject to life with over 100 ba ckgrounds to choose from! (# 404 retailed at $229.90)

For the more serious photographers, the three-light kit completes the studio for portraits such as seniors and family. (#403 retailed at $295) This kit includes three uLites complete with stands, two 500-watt lamps and one 100-watt lamp. Two of the uLites are used with the collapsible soft box and the third (background) light is topped-off with a 6″ reflector. The 6″ diameter reflector yields a 60 degree beam and is designed specifically for the uLite. Maximum wattage for the reflector is 250 watts.

The uLite Digital Photo Lighting Kit (#401) is retailed at $295.00. Introducing two new Green Screen Kits. Street price = $249.90. Videos of our test market are available upon request.

About The F.J. Westcott Company

Westcott headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, is a leading manufacture of light control equipment, backgrounds and accessories for professional imagemakers in photography, video, and broadcast fields.

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