Articles tagged "flash-photography"

The Phottix Juno is a fully-manual transceiver flash that works with all major brands

The fully-manual Phottix Juno is an affordable speedlight that will work with just about any camera system, and has Phottix's 2.4GHz Ares II transceiver built right in.

Video: The pros and cons of natural light vs off-camera flash

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.

Photonicz One is the first ever compact weather-sealed LED strobe light

Meet the Photonicz One: the world's first compact, weather-sealed LED strobe light... assuming it can get funded on Kickstarter.

Cactus announces flash transceiver firmware upgrade to support wireless cross-brand TTL

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

Venus Optics offers hotshoe Macro Twin Flash KX-800 with guide number of 190ft/58m

Chinese flash manufacturer Venus Optics has launched a double headed macro flash unit, claiming that it has the highest guide number in the world for such a device. The Kuangren Macro Twin Flash KX-800 uses a pair of flash heads on extending flexible arms that can be positioned in front of the lens for extreme close-up work. Another arm houses an LED light to help with focusing. Read more

Cactus launches $70 radio trigger for multiple TTL flash systems

Hong Kong-based manufacturer Cactus has launched a wireless flash trigger that it claims will work with any hotshoe or PC sync socket-equipped camera and can control the power output from Canon, Nikon and Pentax-compatible flash units all at the same time. According to the manufacturer, even photographers working with multiple flashguns designed for different TTL systems will be able to link them via the wireless trigger. Click through for more information.

Phottix Mitros Flash for Canon Review

The Phottix Mitros competes with the Canon 580EX II flash in our review. Will the half-price Phottix prevail?

Shooting in Sh*tty Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them

Lindsay Adler and Erik Valind have written a beginner’s guide to photographic lighting centered around an unusual conceit. By structuring a book around a list of common challenges, they are able to give simple, understandable, and achievable solutions that add up to a 'lighting 101' guide.

Accessory Review: Phottix Odin TTL Flash Trigger for Canon

Wireless TTL flash triggers flood the market, making it more difficult to find the ideal setup. The Phottix Odin (available for Canon and Nikon models) aims to simplify the process of wireless flash setup and maximize performance. Will the Phottix Odin system live up to the hype? Let's find out.

Sketching Light: An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash  By Joe McNally

A superstar in the editorial photography and photo-education worlds, bestselling author McNally (The Moment It Clicks and The Hotshoe Diaries) has written another accessible, entertaining book - this time about methods for creating and shaping light using all manner of strobes.