Fans of taking photos on smartphones have one thing in common: they are ready for anything to catch the good light for their pictures. Now there is something that will help them make wonderful shots in any circumstances.
The Profoto C1 and Plus Studio lights for Smartphones is presented by completely new photography light sources for smartphones. They are very compact, mobile and give smartphones something that they always lacked – high-quality and pleasant light in the pictures.
The C1 range studio lighting provides close-to-natural light with pleasant, delicate diffusion. This is partly achieved due to the round shape of flares. But the main advantage of both C1 Plus and C1 photography lighting equipment is maximum simplicity.
Profoto C1 and C1 Plus are literally provoked playing with light. It is very convenient to move with them, trying different angles of illumination. And to take a picture, just press the small white button on the flash itself or touch the screen of your smartphone.
The C1 Plus is compatible with a range of photo lighting equipment, such as a dome-shaped diffuser, color filters, and honeycomb grills, which are also suitable for the older A1 and A1X models. All of them seriously expand your creative possibilities, and due to magnetic fastening, they are installed and removed instantly. If you decide to switch from a smartphone to an SLR or mirrorless camera, the Profoto C1 Plus will still be relevant, as it is compatible with all Profoto AirTTL radio synchronizers. This means that you can use several C1 Plus at the same time and even combine them with other Profoto photography light equipment.
Summing up, we note that the Profoto C1 range gives absolutely any photographer the freedom to realize their creative potential and take high-quality pictures. Profoto wants to make the world of professional photography accessible to anyone who wants perfect shots. This is a world where you can endlessly experiment with lighting and reveal your talent.
Price and Availability
The Profoto C1 is quite affordable has been priced at $299.00, while the C1 Plus would cost $499.00 and it comes with bundles including Clic Creative Gel Kit combines the rose pink, peacock blue, and yellow gels, and the Clic Grid & Gel Kit is made up to the Clic Grid 20°, a full CTO gel, and a half CTO gel, priced at $49.00 and all these studio lights photography equipment can be pre-ordered through Bhphotovideo.com online store.
Profoto C1 and C1 Plus Features
- Pocket-sized and designed for your palm
- Round shape with a soft fall-off gives a beautiful light
- Click-on magnetic mount for Clic light shaping tools
- Choose between automatic mode for point-and-shoot and manual mode for full freedom
- Capture with the built-in capture button to truly paint with light and shadows
- Adjustable power levels from natural to dramatic effect (max 4300 lumens)
- Choose between flash and flicker-free continuous light
- Standard 1/4″-20 thread for stand mount
- Built-in rechargeable Li-Polymer battery packs >2000 full-power flashes or >40 minutes continuous light at full power in one charge
- USB-C charging 2h to full
- Compatible with all Profoto AirTTL Remotes
- With a Color rendering index >90, it produces colors very close to daylight