The XPro-C 2.4GHz wireless flash trigger that Godox released for Canon users last month now has a Nikon equivalent—the aptly named XPro-N. Sony, Fujifilm and MFT versions are in the works.
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Oct 9, 2017 at 16:20
The Profoto A1 may be 'the world's smallest studio light,' but is it worth the $1,000 price tag? Photographers Daniel Inskeep and Rachel Gulotta think it is. In fact, they're calling it a 'gamechanger.'
Sep 27, 2017 at 17:23
The Polaroid brand continues to release interesting little lighting products. Their latest: a flexible LED lighting panel that outputs 4500 lumens and can be bent into different shapes.
Sep 19, 2017 at 15:39
After a massive leak last week, Profoto has officially debuted the Profoto A1: the company's first on-camera flash system that they're calling "the world's smallest studio flash."
Sep 15, 2017 at 17:04
Photographer Manny Ortiz breaks down the pros and cons of shooting natural light vs off-camera flash, and explains why he chooses to shoot one, the other, or both in any given situation.
Sep 15, 2017 at 14:28
The new Godox XPRO-C is an affordable, highly capable flash trigger for Canon users that boasts a lot of useful features at a very reasonable price.
Sep 7, 2017 at 18:09
The newly announced Air Remote TTL-F was created in collaboration with Fujifilm, and allowing Fuji shooters to take full advantage of Profoto's Pro-10, D2, B1, B1X, and B2 flashes.
Sep 6, 2017 at 15:47
Broncolor has introduced a new wand-style light shaper called the Litepipe P, a "powerful, versatile and dismountable" flash accessory that's basically a more portable, long, thin softbox.
Sep 5, 2017 at 19:37
The new Rotolight Neo 2 is being touted as an "industry first." An all-in-one High Speed Sync (HSS) Flash and continuous on-camera LED lighting innovation that aims to "revolutionize how people use light."
Aug 31, 2017 at 16:27
Meet the Photonicz One: the world's first compact, weather-sealed LED strobe light... assuming it can get funded on Kickstarter.
Aug 25, 2017 at 18:38
Chinese lens and flash maker Yongnuo, known for their cheap gear options, has released a pair of new flash units: the high-end YN968N for Nikon and the upgraded mid-range TN568EX lll.
Aug 23, 2017 at 22:05
The 'pocket powerhouse' Godox Wistro AD200 flash just got a new accessory. Now, you can swap out the speedlight or bare bulb heads for a 3.6-watt LED lamp.
Aug 22, 2017 at 17:47
Affordable flash manufacturer Godox has updated its smartphone app so that it can be used to control all of its wireless X flash units, not just the A1 smartphone flash.
Aug 21, 2017 at 22:38
In these videos, talented photographer and filmmaker Daniel DeArco breaks down several tips that will help flash photography newbies start experimenting with artificial light.
The days where you're more or less locked into premium or first-party flash units has gone. They're less than $50 now, so there's one less excuse not to get one. Here's our case for adding one to your kit, and a few pointers to get you going.
Aug 16, 2017 at 18:25
After a popular Facebook teaser and some studio portrait samples, Godox has finally officially released the Godox A1 smartphone flash and flash trigger. Cheap, versatile and innovative, color us intrigued.
Aug 8, 2017 at 19:58
If you're looking for a super-affordable entry into artificial light photography, Amazon sells its own AmazonBasics speedlight for Canon and Nikon DSLRs that only cost 28 bucks.
Aug 4, 2017 at 17:38
The Yongnuo YN686EX-RT is the Chinese company's first Lithium ion powered speedlight, built to work as both master and slave for the Canon RT 2.4 GHz system.
Jul 24, 2017 at 15:02
Fast-growing Chinese flash brand Godox is teasing a brand new flash trigger... for smartphones. The Godox A1 is a 'phone flash system' that can act as both flash and 2.4GHz trigger.
Jul 17, 2017 at 19:27
The new PocketWizard MultiMAX ll offers a total of 52 channels including 20 dedicated to ControlTL devices, as well as improved features for time-lapse and sequential triggering.
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A budget-priced, radio controlled flashgun that doesn't feel or perform like a cheap knockoff? Believe it.
May 22, 2017 at 10:00
Whether you're syncing a flash, wondering why banding is appearing in your image or getting strange images from your camera's silent shutter mode, the way your shutter works has a role to play. Here's what happens when you press the shutter button.
May 15, 2017 at 18:22
According to the company it's an update with improvements in three areas: 'power, power and power.'
May 10, 2017 at 23:48
The new hotshoe flash is powered by a block lithium ion battery, in the style of the Godox V860ll, instead of the usual AA cells.
Mar 24, 2017 at 18:53
Cactus has announced a series of brand-specific firmware updates for its V6 II and V6 IIs triggers that will add TTL functions alongside their cross-brand HSS support. Read more
Mar 3, 2017 at 20:17
Independent flash and accessories manufacturer Phottix has announced the next generation of its Ares remote flash triggering system that brings with it additional channels and new security. Read more
Mar 1, 2017 at 20:08
The Elinchrom ELB 1200 portable lighting system features three new flash heads, a TSA-approved lithium-ion battery as well as a higher-capacity version, and all flash heads feature a daylight-balanced dimmable LED lamp. Read more
Feb 28, 2017 at 08:01
Godox's Witstro AD200 speedlight is seriously small, offers wireless support with Godox's 2.4G X system and 200Ws output. Read more
Feb 7, 2017 at 16:31
Sony has added a compact, radio-controlled flash to its lineup. The HVL-F45RM has a guide number of 45m, an intuitive interface and weather-sealing. Read more
Feb 1, 2017 at 22:19
Adorama has announced a new line of monoblock studio heads that work directly with Canon’s RT radio TTL flash system. The company claims that the Orlit Rovelight RT 610 TTL Wireless Monolight, with its RT system built-in, is the first of its kind. Read more
Dec 5, 2016 at 22:11
German flash manufacturer Metz has launched its new compact sized flash unit offering wireless TTL control for $280. Read more
Nov 22, 2016 at 19:52
Flash and accessory manufacturer Godox has announced a new radio controlled flash unit that it says is designed to work with the Sony mirrorless range of cameras. Read more
Nov 7, 2016 at 19:46
Olympus has announced what it says is the first ever macro twin flash with a weatherproof construction: the new STF-8 Macro Flash. Read more
Sep 22, 2016 at 19:54
Flash and accessory manufacturer Phottix has announced a new version of its Indra500 studio head that has a built-in TTL radio receiver for Canon’s RT flash system. Read more
Sep 6, 2016 at 18:34
German company Metz has teased a new generation of flash products ahead of Photokina, where it plans to launch the first flash model in this new product line. Read more
videoJul 11, 2016 at 18:05
Looking for a unique shot, adventure photographer Krystle Wright rigged up a couple of flash units to a drone to illuminate kayakers in near-darkness dropping down a 60ft waterfall. See video
Jul 11, 2016 at 13:00
Sony's wireless radio flash system, which includes both a transmitter and receiver, is coming to retailers in August. Sony has announced pricing, and given us a brief opportunity to go hands-on. Read more
Jun 27, 2016 at 19:29
Hong Kong flash and flash trigger manufacturer Cactus has upgraded its V6 wireless transceiver system to allow flash sync speeds of up to 1/8000sec. Read more
Jun 15, 2016 at 18:56
Rogue has introduced a new FlashBender 2 XL Pro reflector designed in collaboration with photographer Frank Doorhof using a 'Super Soft Silver' fabric for a not-too-soft, not-too-harsh lighting effect. Read more
May 11, 2016 at 04:00
The Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT updates the manufacturer's top-shelf flash unit, claiming it fires up to 1.5x faster in continuous shooting with AA batteries or up to 2x with a new CP-E4N optional battery pack. Learn more
Mar 14, 2016 at 20:15
Flash manufacturer Nissin has announced it has produced a receiver unit for its NAS wireless flash communication system that allows flash units from Canon, Nikon and Sony to be used within its radio command structure. Read more
Mar 7, 2016 at 17:00
To kick off WPPI in Las Vegas, Sony has announced that it's developing a wireless radio flash control system for its range of flashguns. Consisting of the FA-WRC1M radio commander and FA-WRR1 receiver, the system will offer control over 15 flashes in 5 groups up to 30m away. Read more
Feb 27, 2016 at 08:39
Flash manufacturer Nissin offers some compelling alternatives to on-brand flashes, and they've recently updated their lineup with the i60A, Nissin's second, and smaller, flash that integrates with their 2.4GHz radio wireless control system. Nissin's got their flashes, commanders, and receivers on display here at CP+, and we got our hands on a few of these exciting products. Read more
Feb 23, 2016 at 22:38
Flash manufacturer Nissin has announced a hotshoe flash unit that features a guide number of 60m and the company's radio wireless control system. The Nissin i60A can control three groups of flashes in its role as a commander, or it can be controlled via another Nissin flash unit (only the Di700A at the moment) equipped with the NAS system or by the company’s Air 1 commander unit. Read more
Sigma has announced a more powerful external flash for DSLRs, the EF-630. It updates the existing EF-610 flash units by covering a 24mm to 200mm focal range (as wide as 17mm with the built-in Wide Panel), with an auto zooming function. Based on Sigma's naming conventions it's safe to assume the EF-630 offers a guide number of 63. It's also able to tilt upward by 90°, left/right by 180° and downward by 7°. Read more
Feb 1, 2016 at 20:39
Flash and accessory manufacturer Phottix has released details of the second generation of Odin flash controllers that will go on sale mid-February. The Odin II units, which allow wireless TTL control of hotshoe and portable studio flash units, will add two extra control groups and 28 additional channels to the radio trigger’s reach, and will make the user interface easier to handle. Read more
Among all of its new camera announcements, Fujifilm also made public the development of a new external flash. The EF-X500 is a high-end, weather-sealed model with a guide number of 50m at ISO 100, the ability to control up to three sets of off-camera strobes, and a high-speed sync mode that supports the X-Pro2's maximum 1/8000 sec shutter speed. Read more
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