Check out this informative video from photographer Karl Taylor as he compares various light modifiers with a single subject in his studio. [Read more...]
The Phottix Strato TTL Flash Trigger for Nikon is a 4-channel, 2.4GHz transmitter and receiver set that allows you to shoot at max shutter speeds up to 1/8000s in conjunction with Nikon’s TTL system.
Phottix Strato TTL Flash Trigger Key Features
- TTL flash trigger with EV adjustments (+/- 3 stops in 1/3 stops)
- Quick-change buttons and Backlit LCD to adjust EV level, mode, and channel
- High Speed Sync mode – 1/8000s
- Second Curtain Sync mode
- Wired and wireless shutter release functions
- 100 meter range
- Compatible with other Phottix flash triggers
I recently decided that I wanted to take my food photography up to another level, and in order to really make that work, I needed some soft boxes to better diffuse light.
The problem was that all of the available soft boxes I could find cost upwards of $100 apiece (and I would certainly need at least two soft boxes to make my setup work). Since this was just a project for sharing amongst my friends, rather than for paying work, I couldn’t justify the expense. [Read more...]
The LEDs are upgrades to its past best sellers, and come complete with all-metal barn doors that lock on and stay in place no matter how it’s mounted, to shape and control lighting.
The LED-312D is a daylight balanced light at 5600K with a CRI of 92 with variable intensity, while the LED-312DS is a variable temperature light.
Check out the overview video for the LED-312D and 312DS lights below. [Read more...]
PocketWizard just announced a new mail-in rebate program for its MiniTT1, FlexTT5, PlusX and/or Plus III radio triggers. The Mini TT1 and FlexTT5 get a $25 rebate, while the PlusX and Plus III have $15 rebates available.
You can find all of these PocketWizard radio triggers here at B&H Photo.
The rebate form and details are available here on PocketWizard’s website.
Luxi is a clip-on device turns your iPhone into an incident light meter, and sends readings to the corresponding app. [Read more...]
The Phottix Mitros+ is a new speedlight available for the Canon TTL system. The Mitros+ has a built-in transceiver, which allows the speedlight to send or receive radio trigger signals to and from other Mitros+ speedlights. Additionally, the Mitros+ can work with Phottix Odin and Strato units. As a speedlight, the Mitros+ is on par with flagship units from Canon and Nikon. [Read more...]