50 years ago, Profoto's founders Conny Dufgran and Eckhard Heine resolved to make the very best flash for the very best photographers – and they succeeded. That’s a standard that Profoto don’t just aim to maintain – but to surpass.
Because they believe that light is the indispensable heart of all image creation, no matter what the camera, no matter what the situation, the ability to create amazing images is directly linked to the ability to master light shaping.
That core principle is the key to enabling a world filled with incredible images, and the purpose of every single product Profoto make.
Why buy Profoto from AJ's?
We've been supplying Profoto for over 10 years and were one of the first independent suppliers in the UK! All our team are regularly trained in every aspect of the brand and we currently hold Gold Certification.
We always hold a huge range of Profoto in stock, including the entire OCF range and every B1X and B2 kit, as well as a wide variety of umbrellas, softboxes, reflectors and accessories.
Bron Elektronik AG, founded in 1958, with its product brands broncolor and kobold, has developed over the past half-century into a “global player” in the international market for professional lighting systems. broncolor produce state of the art products, housed in a corporate and modern design including leading technological innovations and guaranteeing an unbeatable quality standard. This is what you can expect from them in your daily work in the studio or on location.
Since 1962, Elinchrom has been producing the world’s most portable lighting gear, drawing from a heritage of more than 50 years of innovation.
Based in Renens, on the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland, Elinchrom continues to innovate with a product range that covers every photographer’s needs, from compact flash equipment to battery and power pack systems, reflectors, softboxes as well as numerious lighting accessories. Elinchrom’s lighting equipment is used around the world for both studio and outdoor purposes.
HiGlide (formerly Bowens Hi-Glide) removes the need for lighting stands and trailing wires. The HiGlide rail system increases your shooting space and transforms your studio into an efficient working environment.
HiGlide is owned, manufactured and distributed in the UK by AJ's. For more information, please contact Andrew on either 01749 813044 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ORBITVU are the global leader in the field of automated 2D and 360° product photography and its applications. Their range of products and software creates stunning 2D packshots and interactive 360º product presentations for web and print. It's never been easier to create professional images and presentations. Call us for further information, or visit the ORBITVU website.
Rotolight is a pioneering British technology company, specializing in creating award winning LED lighting products for photographers and filmmakers.
Known for constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation, Rotolight strives to create products that provide unique tools to image makers, allowing them to realise their creative vision and aspirations. Leading where others follow, Rotolight has developed countless industry first features and has been widely recognized with numerous global awards and accolades for its innovation, technical excellence and product quality.
Located in Burbank, CA, Kino Flo Lighting Systems was founded in 1987 and is a manufacturer of high quality soft lighting equipment for use in motion picture lighting, TV broadcast, video and photography industries. In 1995 Kino Flo received a technical achievement award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the development of color-correct lamps for film.
Kino Flo has been adopted internationally, from small photography studios to blockbuster movie houses. Their products can be found in nearly every size and style of production across the world where professional image makers rely on excellence in lighting to tell their visual stories.
The Dedolight and its unique system, conceived and designed by Director of Photography Dedo Weigert, was initially undertaken to fill his own exacting requirement for a powerful yet highly controllable light source which would occupy a minimum amount of space, draw a minimum amount of electricity and produce unprecedented light quality. Today, the Dedolight continues to build upon its long list of credits in film, television and still photography and continues to build upon its extensive range of luminaires and system accessories.
Based in Northern Italy at Cassola, Manfrotto designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of camera and lighting support equipment for the professional photographic, film, theater, live entertainment and video markets. The product line includes an extensive range of camera tripods and heads, lighting stands and accessories. It has become a tradition of Manfrotto to continually invest in the latest technology together with constant assessment of the product range, production needs and consumer trends. This policy maintains the highest standard of quality at all stages and set the standards others follow.
We are an official Authorised Dealer and carry a large selection of Manfrotto product in-stock, suitable for beginners to professional users.
Syrp brings the best of the design and film industry together to develop products that unleash the creativity of film makers.
Syrp was formed with the goal of providing exceptional film equipment to independent film makers at prices they can afford. They design film gear that bridges the gap between creativity and technology, giving film makers the tools they need to get the shots they want without having to be a technical expert.
ShooTools is an Italian company created by people with plenty of experience in the photo and video industry. ShooTools produce high-performing and specilaised sliders and motion equipment that meet the needs of both professional and amateur photographers and video makers. Their solutions are innovative, practical, reliable and compatible with all types of video and DSLR cameras. What's more, they allow professionals and amateurs alike to concentrate on the creative, rather than the technical side of filmmaking.
Cambo BV was founded in The Netherlands in 1946. Based in the town of Kampen, Cambo has since built a reputation for high quality, precision engineered cameras, stands and other studio equipment. Cambo offers a high quality product produced with care and attention based upon over 60 years of accumulated expertise and experience.
FOBA has manufactured and supplied superb photographic shooting equipment for more than 70 years. Made in Switzerland following the company's traditional environment-considerate manufacturing methods, FOBA's products are used worldwide by reputed companies, public and educational institutions, museums and photographers.
ARRI (Arnold and Richter) was founded in 1917 and is the largest manufacturer of professional motion picture products in the world. Throughout the last 90 years, ARRI has been at the forefront of leading technologies and new innovations in all of its core businesses – Camera, Digital Intermediary and Lighting.
The Avenger brand was born 20 years ago, answering to the need of the photo and cine markets of having a boundless product for any set. Product quality is the hallmark of this range, which can withstand extreme use, rough atmospheric conditions, very high stress and heavy loads. All products have been designed under the supervision of the most demanding film grippers to match the strict quality standards and performance needs of the motion picture industry.
Filming in a new dimension.
Stabilmove is a young, creative company that was born of an enthusiasm for innovative ideas and the desire for perfect video shots.
Every crane is hand-crafted and hand-assembled in their German workshop. Their goal is to use our own excitement and passion to develop products that enable you to not only create professional, first-class camera/video shots, but also bring you the same pure joy and fascination that drives us.
Founded in 1999 by Wolfgang-Peter Geller in Germany, SUNBOUNCE is the professional outfitter for the top photographers and all those that demand premium class light enhancers for their work. Dependable functionality and quality whatever the conditions and anytime, anywhere on earth make SUNBOUNCE the No. 1 choice amongst professional image makers.
We import all Sunbounce items directly from the factory in Germany. Please contact us to get an accurate lead time, as delivery times will vary.
Involved in manufacturing umbrellas since 1899 , Westcott has a long history of designing innovative, high-quality products. Now 50 years, 12 patents, and over 600 products later, they’re still manufacturing durable, high-end lighting equipment for professional filmmakers and photographers across the globe.
Since its inception Phottix has been on the cutting-edge of innovation and excellence in the photographic industry. Phottix has and continues to develop new technologies while adapting existing technology with the feedback of photographers.
The Phottix track record speaks for itself. Holder of 40 patents, in the last five years Phottix has become a dominant force in the photography industry. Phottix’s product line-up will continue to take photography solutions to the next level with yet unseen solutions, compatibility and durability.
Phottix is available from AJ's on a special order basis. Please contact us for anything not on our website.
Lastolite By Manfrotto produce and manufacture photographic lighting control equipment in the UK. Using only the best in class fabric and materials, this ensures their products are world class and can withstand repeated daily use of even the most demanding photographer.
Established in 1992, Guangdong NanGuang specialise in LED and fluorescent lighting for video and photography. After 22 years, the NanGuang brand has become popular all over the world. Known for their excellent quality, NanGuang products attract more and more customers every month.
With the current push for a viable replacement for incandescent lamps, compact fluorescent or low-grade LEDs have rapidly filled this need and your daily environment is greatly impacted by the poor quality of light produced by these systems. With Quasar Science’s clean, color correct technology you will flip the light switch and your home or workspace is transformed with beautiful light that invites comfort, passion and possibilities.
Given film and High Definition extremely high color requirements, Quasar Science has created a combination of advanced technology for all applications.
In 2013 the Fiilex brand was created to bring the power of the Dense Matrix LED to the Film/Broadcasting/ Photography industries. Since its start, Fiilex has won major contracts in the North American broadcast market, established a wide dealer network around the world and is one of the newest and most sought after lighting brands in the market.
Fiilex products are designed in the USA.
From their beginnings in 1937 as a manufacturer of quality board and paper products, Savage has provided photographers with the essential elements for success. Family-run from the start, they have a commitment to quality and innovation that define who they were in the beginning and still defines who they are today.
Headquartered in Munich, Germany, DoPchoice has provided a fresh take on light refining accessories for the world’s top light fixtures since it’s founding in 2008 by Stefan Karle. The cinematographer/inventor has created and built lighting tools with more compact and lightweight designs, that are easier to use and faster to set-up—to meet the needs of gaffers, cinematographers and rental houses, worldwide.
SmallHD was started by a group of young filmmakers that recognized a need in the industry for a High Definition on-camera monitor solution. After winning several Doritos Superbowl commercial contests, the small group of friends from Cary, North Carolina, built the world's smallest true HD field monitor; SmallHD was born. SmallHD seeks to continue down the path of innovation, leading the on-camera monitor industry by bringing filmmakers affordable and professional field monitors.
For more than 30 years, TASCAM have been a company committed to providing customers with audio/video solutions that enable breakthroughs by using sound in ways that are as exciting as they are accessible. In short, they provide tools that let people translate their creativity into reality. TASCAM is devoted to constantly creating new & versatile products that offer superior hi-fi playback for current & future technologies.
Sekonic Corporation Japan provides the widest range of light measurement devices for photographers around the world. To this day Sekonic continues to produce and develop meters for every aspect of photography, serving the film, video, cinematography and digital photography markets.
TENBA introduced the world to soft-sided, professional camera bags in 1977, and has been an innovation and quality leader in the decades since. With so many years of experience in bag development and construction, along with a unique level of closeness and – literally – daily connection to the professional imaging community, Tenba is truly dialed-in to both the real-world needs of its customers and the latest in design trends, materials and manufacturing. With our own, U.S.-based, dedicated “bag lab” product development center and manufacturing facilities, both domestic and abroad, our resources and capabilities allow us to create unique and exceptional carrying and transport solutions for serious shooters.
HPRC cases are used worldwide by professionals to protect and carry every kind of gear and equipment: photography, industrial, military, nautical, police and many others. HPRC provide total protection to the equipment inside them against dust, water, impacts and corrosion for chemical agents.
Casell Lighting is a leading light bulb manufacturer with a commitment to supplying high quality products at affordable prices. Since their inception in 2007 the brand has established its place at the forefront of the lighting market. All their light bulbs are manufactured to exceedingly high standards.
Kenro is a privately owned family firm, which originally started trading in 1972. The head office and main warehouse is situated in Swindon with an additional Sales Office in Dublin. With the evolution of digital photography their product range has changed and developed to reflect the ongoing requirements of their customers.
Le Mark Group has been involved in innovative development, specialist manufacturing and converting of self-adhesive products since the company was formed in 1982. The company has developed a range of world renowned brands including Magtape®, Blacktak®, SlipWay™ and Studiotak™. Le Mark has always sought to evolve and meet the constantly changing demands of its customers.
With flash memory's capability for storing large amounts of data in a compact, removable or embedded format, SanDisk's products have helped drive the exponential growth in sales of digital cameras, multi-function mobile phones, USB flash drives, digital audio/video players, and other digital consumer devices. SanDisk currently has more than 1700 U.S. patents, more than 1100 foreign patents and more than 1100 patent applications pending in the U.S. SanDisk has the rights to manufacture and sell every major flash memory card format, including CompactFlash®, SD™, SDHC™, microSD™, microSDHC™, Memory Stick PRO™ and related Memory Stick® products and USB flash drives.
DUST-AID was created out of a need for a DSLR camera cleaning solution that works, could pass airline regulations, would be easy and safe to use and lastly, not cost £££! DUST-AID is now a market-leader in effective sensor cleaning solutions that are safe and easy to use.
Photographic Solutions was founded in 1983 by professional nature photographer David M. Stone with his invention of PEC-12 Photographic Emulsion Cleaner. In 1998, David developed Eclipse fluid for cleaning the first digital CCD sensors and in conjunction with Eastman Kodak he also developed the SENSOR SWAB. Every one of their current products is a direct result of our attentiveness to customer needs. Today Photographic Solutions are the leading global distributor of digital camera cleaning products as well as film and negative cleaning solutions. Their products are specially designed to be safe and easy to use for all types of camera equipment. Despite numerous imitators, their products are the only products recognised by camera manufacturers.
Astora (www.astoralight.com) designs and manufactures high-quality lights for photographers and filmmakers, with its headquarters in Helmond, the Netherlands.
The driving force behind ASTORA is to develop lighting tools that enable photographers and videographers to turn their vision into stunning imagery. Our lighting fixtures shall enable creative minds to work with light and shadows to create what they envisage. With our range of specialized fixtures and light shapers we want to provide you with high quality tools that let you forget about technology and focus purely on creativity to make you work faster, better and smarter.
In 1994 Lighttools founder Stephen Pilby invented Soft Egg Crates to give DP's unprecedented levels of soft light control. Lighttools continues to light the way with ez[POP] Soft Egg Crates for faster set-up with a built-in tensioning frame and the truly revolutionary CUfocus - the world's first, full source close-up Soft Egg Crate.
Our Soft Egg Crates come in a variety of cell sizes, each with dramatically different effects, fitting the most popular softboxes, butterfly frames and overhead frames. If you can't get the perfect light from our 400+ Soft Egg Crates configurations, we will custom build to your exact specifications. Lighttools is at the forefront of soft light control, offering you a uniquely different way to shape light.
Often copied, but never equalled. There's simply no match for our extensive range of products and quality. Our collapsible, lightweight Soft Egg Crates are manufactured in North America by skilled technicians using Lighttools' exclusive superior-quality fabric. And we back everything we make with the best warranty in the business (3 three years on all Lighttools products).