Ask the broncolor Assistant
About this Educational series
Everything you wanted to know about broncolor but was afraid to ask–until now!

Galvin Collins has been the premier photo assistant to broncolor photographers in the Pacific Northwest for the last 12 years and has amassed a wide knowledge base from his time on set.

Need help selecting and assembling a softbox?
Do you know what NOT to do with a Para-222?
No topic is too big or too small, and Galvin is here to help you be your best.

Each 30-minute session will put you one step closer to becoming a broncolor master.

And there will be time for Q&A, so bring your questions to the live sessions.
Upcoming Sessions
  • Wednesday, July 21, 2021 · 1:00 PM EDT
    Selecting and Assembling a Softbox
    - 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
  • Wed, Aug 25, 2021 · 1:00 PM | Eastern Time (US & Canada)
    All things Scoro Pack
    - How to set up and reset
    - Proper usage and storage
    - Working with mixed heads
    - Delays and Ping-pong
    - T.01 and why that’s important
  • Wed, Sep 29, 2021 · 1:00 PM | Eastern Time (US & Canada)
    Para reflector Do’s and Don’ts
    Take good care of your tools, and they will take good care of you.

    The legendary broncolor Para line of light shapers are require some training to set-up, use and pack away.

    But when used properly, the signature parabolic light is a key component for portrait and beauty photography.

    If you are considering renting a broncolor para, working on a production with one or purchasing one, this educational session is a must-attend event. Bookmark it!

    in this live presentation, Galvin Collins will share some real-world tips and methods for making the most out of broncolor Paras. He'll also teach you how to safely use it, keep everyone on set safe form accidents and make the light shaper last for the next generation to use.

    Learn more about the Paras:
  • Wednesday, October 13, 2021 · 1:00 PM EDT
    Packs vs Monoheads
    - Why use a particular source of light
    - Discussion of Packs vs Heads
    - Pros and Cons of each
  • Wednesday, November 10, 2021 · 1:00 PM EST
    Troubleshooting in the Thick of It
    Gasp! Something went wrong on set. Stay cool under pressure! Our resident expert assistant, Galvin Collins, is here to share the wisdom from of hundreds of gigs around the world working for the top photographers in their field.

    Let's face it, a gig without a problem to overcome doesn't exist. Being prepared to overcome adversity on set is a vital skill for all assistants (and their photographers).

    Galvin will share some broncolor-specific tips for care and use of lamp heads, identifying when to repair something or not, and advanced menu options that get others bogged down, losing precious production time.

    Join us live for an exciting presentation and dialogue with attendees featuring YOU.

    Can't attend live? No worries; it's being recorded.

    Part of the "ask the Broncolor Assistant Series"

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  • Why broncolor?
    Investing in lighting equipment can be hard. With so many choices in the market today, narrowing down and picking the right lights and modifiers for your needs can be confusing. We want to help.

    Blake and Galvin sit down for a live conversation to help answer all of your broncolor questions!
  • Picolite & the Accessories For It
    Perfection is in the details

    The Picolite is one of the most unique, well-loved and highly sought after broncolor specialty heads..The small size allows it to go almost anywhere while still providing 1600 Jules of output. When combined with it's lineup of specialized light shapers, the results you can achieve are far from boring.

    In this webinar Blake and Galvin will go over:
  • How-To use Freemask with broncolor Scoro on a Tabletop
  • Great Effects with Edgemask
  • Working with the bronControl app
become a broncolor master