DUST & SPLASH WITH Hi-SYNC
German photographer Willi Nothers took the ELB 400 for an unusual outdoor BMX photoshoot with dust and splashes.
A BURNING MAN STYLE PHOTOSHOOT
A burning man inspired photoshoot with a human moving studio in the desert. This is a project worth looking at.
THE SEKONIC LIGHTMETER FEATURES
Learn more about all the features available on the Sekonic Lightmeter for Elinchrom Skyport wireless system and EL flash units.
FREEDOM WITH HI-SYNC
Follow photographer Nadir Khan's experience and enjoy the Skyport HS transmitter with its Hi-Sync technology.
THE ELB 400 IN INDONESIA
The ELB 400 is easy to carry around, along with the light stand, head and softbox. Peter shot these photographs during the rain season in Indonesia.
THE SONY SKYPORT HS IN GRAVITY
Elinchrom asked John Wilhelm a few questions regarding his experiences with the newly released Skyport Plus HS for Sony.
WHAT IS HI-SYNC?
Want to get started with Hi-Sync photography and sync your flash faster than 1/200th of a second? Understand why this technology opens up a new world of possibilities!
HOW TO MOUNT A ROTALUX SOFTBOX
In this video, we'll show how easy it is to complete the deed in just a minute!
ANDY GOTTS INTERVIEW
"When looking for a replacement or an alternative to the heads, I stumbled over Elinchrom and from then on I was hooked." - Andy Gotts
ACTION WEDDING WITH THE ELB 400
A cliffside wedding with the Elinchrom ELB 400. Renowned adventure photographer Tom Bol took the ELB 400 on location to photograph a cliffside wedding.
STUDIO FLASH, FIRST SETUPS
Low-key, Mid-key and High-key: 3 fundamental lighting setups. An introduction to your first studio setups.
NORMAL OR SPEED MODE?
With the Skyport system, there is an option to use Speed Mode or the Normal mode of the transmitter. This might be confusing, but here at the basics.
LIGHT SHAPERS FOR THE ELB 400
The Quadra Reflector Adapter MK-II allows access to the entire Elinchrom system of light shapers. This adapter snaps onto the Quadra flash head and uses the normal rotating collar mount.
RIDE THE LIGHT WITH HI-SYNC
Whatever you're shooting, the Skyport Plus HS opens up a whole new world of lighting.
THE FS30 IN THE FIELD
Doing an outdoor photoshooting with a fresnel spot can be quite unique. On top of that, if you add heavy wind and rain, the end-result can be full of contrast.
SETUP Hi-SYNC (HS) MODE
Read more about how to setup the Hi-Sync feature to get the best from your Skyport Plus HS.
ART, CRAFT & PASSION
Anthony tries to capture expressions and freeze in a split second an individual’s personal feelings. For Anthony, photography is an art, a craft, but above all, it’s his passion.
WHAT HEAD FOR YOUR ELB 400
With the ELB 400, you have 3 different flash heads, let us explain the differences between the various flash heads offered for the most portable battery pack you’re about to use.
FLASH A WINGSUIT FLIER
"Being suspended beneath the pilot, having the wingsuiter flying close by and fire the flash properly. You must really trust the pilot and the wingsuiter." - Tristan Shu
GOING REMOTE WITH STROBES
Adventure Photographer Michael Clark shares his experience & strategies for success when taking strobes into the most remote and inhospitable environments.
STUDIO FLASH FOR STARTERS
If you are an amateur photographer, this is the video to introduce you to studio flash photography.
"I was curious to know whether the use of a professional flash head could influence the quality of my pictures compared to my previous work." - Matt Palace - iso1200.com
WE SHALL REMEMBER
"The Rotalux Octa was the main power horse, I'm so grateful to this modifier, the light that comes out of this is just beautifully soft and the rapid assembly system to unpack was a blessing." - Louis Amore
RED BULL VELODUX 2015
"Let me start by telling you that the Skyport Plus HS will change your life if you shoot anything that moves faster than a shuffle." - David Robinson
HS - HSS? WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?
HyperSync, HSS, Hi-Sync, all these flash techniques are misunderstood. Let’s overview these technics to shoot at shutter speeds higher than the standard flash sync speed of DSLR cameras.
THE HI-SYNC EXPERIENCE
"Whether or not this product is "game-changer", I leave to the masses to decide." Read Michael Clark's experience using the new Skyport Plus HS with Hi-sync feature.
GUEULES DU RUGBY
What more natural than bringing the ELB 400 into the Scrum when you have to take portraits of rugby players. Philippe Echaroux shares his experience in the making of "Gueules du Rugby”, a book including forceful faces and fun.
THE FS30 FRESNEL STORY
"Sometimes you just see it and you know this is the modifier you love!" - Frank Doorhof
BUILD & SHAPE WITH AUDREY
"Rendering the world as we can already see it does not really interest me." Drawings, makeup, retouching, lights, most of the time, Audrey Piguet's compositions are made from scratch.
SAMUEL L. JACKSON BTS
"The Litemotiv 120 has a real advantage here; it gives enough scope to shoot a full-length image within the same setup, which is a vital element when you need to work quickly." - Christian Ammann
USING THE LITEMOTIV 190
"Shadow is just as important as light", was the first thing he mentioned when we asked Anoush Arbar to describe the light that the Litemotiv projects.
WHAT IS A DEFLECTOR?
The 4 Piece Deflector Set is a unique accessory which changes the effect of your light modifiers.
THE ELB 400 ROUNDUP
ELB 400 or Ranger Quadra? What is the difference? Read the in-depth review through the capabilities of the ELB 400.
TOUR DE FRANCE PHOTO
Instead of mounting your bike and setting off in discovery of the country, you load up your photo equipment as you visit France. Elinchrom joined the ride!
THE LIVING LIGHT
For the release of our new Indirect Softbox series, the Indirect Litemotiv, we were looking for a great fashion photographer. A photographer with a vision of something special and different.
THE QUEEN OF HUSKIES
"My assistant had to be able to hold the flash in his hands and follow me everywhere an entire day. The ELB 400 is the perfect tool for these kinds of delicate conditions" - Anoush Abrar
"I bought two of them and it didn’t take long before I got myself another pair. I’m new to Elinchrom and I absolutely love my ELC Pro HDs." - Olle Bengtsson
"Ever since I first started playing with Hypersync I have dreamed of being able to overpower daylight and light up a surfer on a wave from a far distance." - Michael Clark
THE LITEMOTIV IN ACTION
"My dilemma was figuring out how to combine soft lighting with a clear sense of direction, and the Litemotiv allowed me to do exactly that." - Anoush Abrar
BATTERY PACK TRAVELLING
"When I know I’m shooting in bright daylight, the Quadra system is a great bit of kit. I know I can control the light in situations where Speedlight’s simply would not have enough guts" - Nadir Khan
HYPERSYNC ICE CLIMBING
"I don’t think there is any other strobe on the market that has the power and the ability to overpower daylight as the Ranger Hypersync setup did that day." - Michael Clark
THE ELB 400 ON STAGE
The Bunos Team did some very funny pictures for the new ELB 400. Have a look at it here!
FASHION WITH CHRISTIAN
"I use the ELC Pro HD, they are the most reliable workhorses I have ever used!" - Christian Ammann
VINTAGE CAR SHOOT
"Start simple. Go big. This is my lighting mantra I repeat every time I go to a shoot." - Tom Bol
FROM DREAMS TO REALITY
"I was laughing uncontrollably on the first pass. Just watching the ELC Pro HD going off at 10 frames a second was better than any college disco moment I could remember!" - Tom Bol
COMPOSITING WITH JOHN
"When I entered the compositing genre I realised: One has to master light if you want to obtain convincing results!" - John Wilhelm
"The product is easy-to-use, gone are the studio lights which could scare you with their complexity" - Philippe Echaroux
"It makes an incredible difference if you can have complete faith in your gear. It takes a load off of your mind and lets you focus on your ideas." - Tristan Shu