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Westcott Launches Zeppelin Deep Parabolic Softboxes at WPPI

By // March 4, 2014 // Posted in Lighting, WPPI News

Looking for a deep parabolic softbox but don’t want to spend a fortune? Westcott might have what you’re looking for with its newest product line: the Zeppelin Deep Parabolic series, which launched today at the WPPI trade show in Las Vegas.

Westcott-Zeppelin-SeriesThe light modifiers come in 35, 47, and 59-inch models and retail for $399, $499, and $699, respectively. Westcott had the the 47-inch Zeppelin flying high above its booth, mounted on a yolk-style bracket with a built-in speedring.

The mounting brackets are available for four different lighting set-ups: Profoto ($249), Bowens ($199), Balcar ($199), and Elinchrom ($199).

The deep parabolic build of the Zeppelin softboxes are designed to create even, wrap-around light for studio portrait sessions and fashion photography.

Here’s a rundown on the features of the new Zeppelin series softboxes, according to Wescott’s dedicated website on the new products.

•    Deep parabolic construction
•    Durable, lightweight fabric with highly-reflective silver interior
•    16 heavy-duty, lightweight, heat-resistant support rods
•    Durable aluminum rods with a smaller diameter for easy setup
•    1/2-stop inner diffusion panel with a 1/2-stop dot (1-stop in center)
•    1/2-stop outer diffusion panel
•    Removable rear cover for extra ventilation
•    Single panel extended zipper entry point for second strobe stand
•    Travel case included

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