Mola Softblog


A blog about softlighting

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You know you must have been posted up somewhere big when you check out your stats and there is a massive spike in traffic coming your way. This time it was courtesy of the popular Strobist Blog. An incredible lighting resource created by David Hobby which has just about revolutionised the lighting and photographic industry. You can see out mention by clicking the below image… Don’t forget the Mola Lumi bracket will allow speedlights to be mounted on your Mola […]

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Find us on Facebook

Apart from being on Youtube, Flickr and Twitter we are now on Facebook – so hit us up if your on there and add your mola pics and videos to the offical Mola Softlights facebook page.

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Mola User: Brad Trent

Today we peek into the gallery of uber talented editorial photographer, Brad Trent. Just from the small sample of images Brad provided us below, you can see he is in high demand with his portrait work. Brad runs a New York studio called Damn Ugly Photography but his images are anything but. We initially stumbled onto him back on a strobist blog post here, and found he had these words to say about Mola Softlights… “I own… a 22″ Mola […]

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Mola Spotted: John der Schilden shoots Clin D’oeil editorial

Photographer John der Shilden recently shot an editorial for the 30th anniversary issue of Clin D’Oeil magazine. Styling for the shoot was by Judy McDonald, shot at S1 Studios in Toronto, Canada. The complete editorial was a 10 page spread, shot by John using the Profoto Pro-8 Air system through a Satin Silver 28″ Mola Setti with diffuser. Check out John’s website to see more of his amazing work: click the images below to see them bigger.

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FlxGrid Comparison

Toronto based fashion photographer Matt Baxter has done a quick test using the 2 different FlxGrids, we have developed, showing the difference in light quality and output. Using a 22″ white Mola Demi with OPAL glass deflector the only changes were to the front of the grid; First frame is just with the standard nylon diffuser sock, no grid 2nd frame is modified with the Black 25? FlxGrid Last frame is modified with the White 25? FlxGrid As you can […]

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