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Two New Skylite Rapid Panels from Lastolite By Manfrotto

Mike Bishop - 2 years ago

Lastolite By Manfrotto has announced two new additions to the Skylite Rapid range; the MIDI and the EXTRA LARGE, Skylite Rapid Panels

The Skylite Rapid panels have proved themselves to be a go-to answer for location photographers who need to reflect or diffuse a light source, often in demanding conditions. The lightweight, speedy assembly aluminium rigid frame gives stability [even in windy situations], whilst the clip on covers allow a range of diffusion and reflective surfaces. Each framework breaks down into a compact and portable rigid carry case.

Skylite Rapid Panels from Lastolite By Manfrotto

The new panels come in two sizes: the MIDI at 1.5m x 1.5m [5’ x 5’] and the EXTRA LARGEat 3m x 3m [10’ x 10’] perfectly complementing the existing SMALL 1.1m x 1.1m [3’6” x 3’6”], MEDIUM 1.1m x 2m [3’6” x 6’6”] and LARGE 2m x 2m [6’6” x 6’6”] panels in the current range.

Skylite Rapid Fabric
Skylite Rapid Fabric

The square EXTRA LARGE panel is the largest panel in the range, offering a huge diffused area, for ultimate control of light. Too big to be handheld, this panel is ideally supported on stands [using the optional Griphead connector LL LA8446] and is available in kit form or in individual parts. The covers available for the EXTRA LARGE frame include: 0.75 stop diffuser and a 1.25 stop diffuser.

The kit contains an EXTRA LARGE frame and a 1.25 stop diffuser. It also comes in a sturdy rigid carry case.

Skylite Rapid Frame Elastic
Skylite Rapid Frame Elastic

Pricing and availability

Skylite Rapid MIDI frame: RRP £112.95
Skylite Rapid MIDI covers: RRP £92.95
Skylite Rapid MIDI kit: RRP £311.95

Skylite Rapid EXTRA LARGE frame: RRP £189.95
Skylite Rapid EXTRA LARGE covers: RRP 188.95
Skylite Rapid EXTRA LARGE kit: RRP £385.95

All available now – see more over at the Manfrotto Lastolite page.

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Mike Bishop

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In his everyday life, Mike is a web designer and developer who owns and runs Miniman Web Design. Besides looking after all of PhotoBite's digital needs he also finds the time to bum around on Slack and mismanage one of the largest web development forums on the internet!

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