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You Ask, We Answer: Pure White Background

March 10, 2010 1 min read

Photography for a floating image Q: What is the best equipment for creating “floating objects”? A: Imaging for a web catalog frequently requires objects to be “floating” on a pure white background. This can be accomplished with image editing software like Paint Shop Pro or Photoshop, but the time and effort required to edit images […]
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You Ask, We Answer: Flash Adjustments

March 05, 2010 2 min read

Good Morning: I am very interested in your product. Have been shooting weddings for 30 years and location lighting is always a boon. I was wondering on flash output adjustments. When at a wedding I don’t have time to dink around with different settings. Looking for a product with consistent results. Use a Nikon D300 […]
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New Flip Flash Bracket Video

February 18, 2010 1 min read

By popular demand, we have created a video clip that shows the ever popular ALZO Flip Flash Bracket in various configurations, including basic setup, bracket with softbox or umbrella, and setup with 2 flashes and dual sync cord.    
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New Full Spectrum Light Bulb

January 21, 2010 1 min read

We have just added a new Full Spectrum 45W CFL Light Bulb to our selection, available on Amazon. The color temperature is 5600K, slightly higher than the 5500K model. Both the 5500K & the 5600K are daylight balanced, i.e., they emulate daylight, and are ideal for treatment of S.A.D. or Winter Blues. The difference in […]
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Porta-Flash Softbox Assembly Instructions

January 08, 2010 1 min read

As a reminder to the owners of ALZO Large Softboxes, including the 24″ x 24″ and the 24″ x 36″ models, there are assembly instructions in a PDF on the web page . It is important to follow the instructions closely, since placing the U-clamp with pliers can be tricky.  
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More Ways of Using ALZO LED Video Lights & Bracket

December 23, 2009 1 min read

Jem’s latest Gearbox episode demonstrates the use of the ALZO 770 LED Video Camera Light with the ALZO Camera Bracket and a T-Pod, a mini tripod that attaches via a magnet to the DSLR camera. The T-Pod’s legs fold out flat and can be used as a body brace for a simplified version of steady […]
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What’s in the Works

December 18, 2009 1 min read

Dimmable lights for photography and videography seem to be in growing demand these days. ALZO currently offers its Pan-L-Lites in a dimmable and non-dimmable version, the dimmable version being about 50% more expensive than the non-dimmable one. We are working on a dimmable version for our on-camera video lights and hope to come out with […]
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The FLIP Camera with the ALZO 770L LED Light in Action

December 17, 2009 1 min read

Check out Jem Schofield’s latest Gearbox Episode about using the FLIP Camera with the ALZO 770 LED light and the ALZO Video Camera Bracket.
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Use Your FLIP Camcorder with ALZO 730L LED Video Light & Bracket

December 16, 2009 1 min read

          For all FLIP Camcorder owners, ALZO has created a FLIP Camcorder Video Light Kit that illuminates your immediate surroundings for better picture quality. The kit consists of the ALZO 730L LED Video Light and the ALZO Video Camera Bracket, amounting to a weight of 15 oz. Attach your FLIP Camcorder […]
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New Demo Video for the ALZO 600 Lights

November 24, 2009 1 min read

Check out our latest clip in our series of demo and application videos. The ALZO 600 is a studio light used for both portrait and product photography. This clip demonstrates assembly and use with an umbrella or softbox.      
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New Large Softboxes Addendum

November 13, 2009 1 min read

Many of you have already asked us if the new large softboxes, the bracket mount in particular, fit the Nikon SB-900 speedlights, and the answer is “yes.”
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New Large Softboxes Finally Available!

November 12, 2009 1 min read

By popular demand, ALZO has just released the new Large Porta Flash Softboxes. They are available in 2 different sizes, 24″x24″ and 24″x36″ (face dimensions). These softboxes are designed to mount on a light stand, and the flash mount supports almost every compact flash ever made, including hammer-style flashes such as Metz or Quantum. The […]
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