How to: Air travel with Move 1200L lithium batteries

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Guidelines for the transport of Move 1200L lithium batteries  The Move 1200L LiFe battery contains lithium. The transportation of lithium batteries is subject to the UN guidelines concerning the transport of dangerous goods by aircraft, ship, rail and road. Therefore, each lithium battery must be tested and certified to meet the criteria of UN directive […]

On the trail of the secret of the short flash duration

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Press Information, released by broncolor, article No. 2-3116/09_dr dated: October 2009    ISO Standard 2827 When comparing the technical data of various manufacturers, ISO Standard 2827 must be observed which defines two values for quoting flash duration: 1.) The effective flash duration t 0.5 is defined as being the period during which the flash intensity […]

Flash duration t 0.5 is only half the truth

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Press Information, released by broncolor, article No. 2-3115/09_dr dated: October 2009  Have you already had to ascertain that despite the supposed 1/12’000 s flash duration, the arms and legs of a model were still blurred in the picture? – even when purchasing a flash unit, it is very important to read the small print; some data […]

Symbiosis School of Photography

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Symbiosis School of Photography: I was invited by the school as a guest faculty to give a talk on flash and the characteristics of light. The school is situated on the hill top at Lavale, Pune – India, its a beautiful campus with a helipad (wow!). During the workshop we explained the differences between various lights […]

SPS Kalra

Free Photographic Education in Delhi

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A remarkable gentleman by the name of Mr. SPS Kalra, runs an free photographic school in Delhi. In today’s day and age to see something like this is truly heartwarming. The following images have been shot by Mr. SPS Kalra using the Broncolor Para 88 and 133      Check out: SPS Kalra Photography (Free […]

Good Advice from a Pro

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Atul Kasbekar a leading fashion photographer from Mumbai – India, gave a eye opening speech during the inauguration ceremony of LuXoculuS 2013, an annual graduation ceremony conducted by The Shari Academy, Mumbai. We totally agree with Atul’s point of view, and feel a student will greatly benefit from his advice.