Profoto B1 – Studio Light with Built in Battery Power and E-TTL

Say goodbye to cables and battery packs when doing location shooting. Profoto (distributed in South Africa by Sunshine Company) have released their new B1 flash head with features a battery on the side that you can swap out. The technology is not that different from battery tech used in laptops. This flash head is capable … Read moreProfoto B1 – Studio Light with Built in Battery Power and E-TTL

PhotoComment Magazine April 2010 Issue 14

In this issue: We take a look at some of the Gold Award Winners from the Sony Profoto Awards. See the latest releases in Scoop. We review: Nikon Coolpix S3000 We learn about the Van Dyk Brown and Cyanotype Printing Methods. Please leave your thoughts and comments below or send them to

Ready for the 2009 SONY PROFOTO Awards?

Profoto LogoEntries for the 2009 SONY PROFOTO AWARDS, presented by the Professional Photographers of Southern Africa (PPSA) and sponsored by Sony Alpha, officially open on 9 October 2009.

The 2009 SONY PROFOTO AWARDS will be a showcase of the best images of Southern Africa’s renowned and undiscovered professional photographers and photography students.

Both professional photographers practising in Southern Africa and photography students can enter images until 31 January 2010. The Southern African region includes South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. For the 2009 awards, the student competition has been expanded to include both full time students from accredited photographic institutions as well as part time photographic students.

From architecture to portraiture and fine art to photo-journalism, the SONY PROFOTO AWARDS is the benchmark of professional excellence that the PPSA aspire to achieve.

Read moreReady for the 2009 SONY PROFOTO Awards?