Any opinions on the new Olympus flash gear?

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Re: Any opinions on the new Olympus flash gear?

Peter 1745 wrote:

Jeff wrote:

Thanks again for your helpful posts. I have wanted to learn how to better use lighting, and you're providing some excellent pointers.

For what it's worth, I see that Adorama has a Godox compatible controller with Bluetooth available under the Flashpoint brand ... http://flashhavoc.com/flashpoint-r2-pro-mark-ii-transmitter-released/

And here is the smartphone app . https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flashpoint-r2/id1434289573?mt=8

Thanks Jeff, i missed that, its been a busy winter, so much to learn and so little time.

From reviews, the app seems to need more development, but it's a good start. When it's time for me to update my setup I am hopeful I will get what I want.

Godox seems to brand that is most active in developing their flash system. If my current flash setup were eaten by a crocodile I would replace it with a Godox system. However my current system does what I need it to do, so no need to visit the exotic pet store just yet.

Keep up with the video posts from Joseph Ellis, a professional wedding photographer here in Dallas..

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHg1eHVqxh0mY7iApQfGDGA

He's been one of the best at posting videos regarding the Olympus flash system, his extensive use of the Godox system to now and what's coming from Olympus.

I like his comment/workaround about adding a piece of orange gel in front of the white AF assist light on the FL700WR...

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