It's unarguable that without light, there would be no photographs. Choosing, and properly using, a light shaper is what elevates an image levels a cut above the others.

Broncolor's light shapers are often unique, always crafted to the highest standards and are used to their fullest capability in the hands of the experienced.

It might be easy to overlook the humble softbox as being simple to assemble and obvious to operate. Perhaps, "set it and forget it...?" On the contrary...

Join our resident expert, Galvin Collins, for an in-depth tour of light shaping the broncolor way from a seasoned assistant.

Stick around for some real-world insights from a someone who has traveled the world with some of its finest photographers on the largest productions.

Part of the "ask the Broncolor Assistant Series"

Register for series here:
  • What makes broncolor Light Shapers special
  • Hard vs Soft Light
  • Don’t forget your speed ring!
  • Setup and break down the correct way
  • Save your hands with tension tips and tricks
the broncolor Assistant
Galvin Collins is a Photographer and Cinematographer working in Portland Oregon. He has spent over 10 years splitting his time as stills assistant and 1st AC. As a stills assistant he has helped to bring photographers visions to life. As a 1st as he has helped keep the picture sharp.

Photograph of Galvin ©Andy Batt
Marketing Manager, broncolor US
Blake is has been a portrait photographer across and around the US for 14 years. The Georgia-based creative received a BA from Montana State University in filmmaking and photography. He has also held positions across the entire photography industry from Capture, to Print and everywhere in between. these days, Blake is the Brand Marketing Manager for broncolor US, part of MAC Group.