Photo: Godox

When Godox first teased its off-camera flash and 2.4GHz flash trigger for smartphones, the Godox A1, on Facebook a few weeks ago, people got very excited. Unfortunately, we weren't really able to see what this trigger could do since the only images Godox released of the flash trigger in action were some silly behind the scenes toy photos.

Today, they fixed that.

In a new blog post about the release event for the upcoming flash and trigger, Godox didn't just rehash the same details about the A1 that we already knew, they also showed off some professionally-shot studio portraits captured with an iPhone 7 Plus, the Godox A1 and a Godox 600II monolight. You can see a photo of the setup above.

All of the photos were shot wide open at f/1.8 (no other option really...) with the ISO set to 25 and the shutter speed at either 1/30 or 1/20 sec. Have a look for yourself:

The post is mostly about the big reveal itself, which will happen at an event on August 12th at 1:30pm Shenzhen time (1:30am Eastern). But the sample portraits give you a good idea of the kind of photography a product like the A1 opens up to smartphone photographers.

Still no word on how much the Godox A1 will cost or when you'll be able to order one for yourself, but we'll get that info to you just as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, take a look at the sample gallery above, and let us know what you think of the A1 and these smartphone studio portraits.


All photos courtesy of Godox.