Lighting

Ortery

Have you ever tried shooting product images isolated on white backgrounds? Building a set from scratch can be challenging, and unless you nail everything just right, it can be quite frustrating. Minor exposure imperfections can lead to a ton of time in Photoshop trying to correct your failures.

Enter the Ortery Photobench. [click to continue…]

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PocketWizard Plus X

B&H has the PocketWizard Plus X hotshoe transceiver for $84 (reg. $99). Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Additionally, the PocketWizard Plus III is on sale for $124 (reg. $149). Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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Westcott 24-inch Softbox

B&H has a Westcott 24×24″ softbox with Bowens adapter ring for $29.95 (reg. $89.95). There is a limited supply at this price. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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This short video from Joe McNally breaks down how to use three speedlights for an outdoor portrait with a lot of depth of field. It’s a little heavy on the ads for Adorama, but still a nice 3 minute video with some great little lighting nuggets inside.

If you like this kind of stuff, I highly recommend his book The Hot Shoe Diaries, which is packed with a ton of lighting nuggets like this.

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Flashpoint Streaklight

Adorama has released the new StreakLight portable strobe under its in-house Flashpoint brand. The StreakLight offers the form factor of a speedlight and the power output of a monolight. [click to continue…]

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Bolt Cyclone DR PP-400DR Dual Outlet Power Pack

B&H has the Bolt Cyclone DR PP-400DR Dual Outlet Power Pack for $249.95 (reg. $499.95) through today (March 6) only. the power pack works with Canon, Nikon, Sony and other speedlights with high-voltage connections and offers up to 1400 full-power flashes. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

There are other Bolt power pack units on sale as well. Check them out here at B&H Photo.

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