Phottix Mitros TTL Flash Announced for Canon, Nikon and Sony

Phottix Mitros TTL Flash

Phottix unveiled the new Mitros TTL flash for Canon, Nikon and Sony systems.

According to Phottix, “Mitros will do everything you expect a top-of-the-line TTL flash to do. Functions include built-in IR triggering with Master and Slave modes, AF assist light, auto/manual zooming flash head, all with fast recharge times. The Phottix Mitros TTL Flash includes a USB port for firmware upgrades and a 3.5mm Sync port.”

Phottix Mitros TTL Flash Key Features

  • E-TTL, M, Multi modes
  • High Speed Sync and Rear Curtain Sync
  • Guide Number of 58
  • Auto/Manual Flash Head Zoom w/ 180° rotation and 97° tilt
  • FEC: Manual and Bracketed
  • 0.1-2.5s Recycle Times
  • IR Wireless Trigger w/ Master and Slave mode
  • Powered by 4 AA batteries
  • Port for External Battery Pack
  • 3.5mm Sync Port
  • USB Port for Updgrades

The Phottix Mitros TTL flash will be available during Q4 2012 and Q1 2013.

Check out the Phottix Online StoreAmazon or Adorama for Phottix products.

The Nikon Creative Lighting System, 2nd Edition – New Book

The Nikon Creative Lighting System

The Nikon Creative Lighting System, 2nd Edition is a new book from photography Mike Hagen that addresses “the common frustrations associated with flash, and specifically teaches how to use the SB-600, SB-700, SB-800, SB-900, SB-910, and R1C1 strobes. ”

The Nikon Creative Lighting System, 2nd Edition retails for $39.95; however, it is currently available for $25.27 on Amazon.com.

PocketWizard MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 Available This Month for Nikon

PocketWizard FlexTT5

Ahead of CES last week, PocketWizard finally launched the MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 for Nikon DSLRs.  I’ve gotten a couple of emails asking about these, so yes, they should start shipping any day now. I got to play around with them a little at a pre-CES event and I can assure you they are working well with Nikon DSLRs.

Keep tabs on the stock updates at B&H (MiniTT1 and FlexTT5).

More details in the press release below. [Read more...]

Nikon School DVD: A Hands-on Guide to Creative Lighting

Heads up!  Joe McNally and Bob Krist have put together what is sure to be a solid education tool for all you Nikon shooters out there who want to learn more about Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS), which is one of the strong points of the Nikon DSLR system.  If it’s like everything else that Joe McNally does, this is probably 2.5 hours well spent. [Read more...]