Have you ever wanted to trigger a speedlight with your iPhone for some off-camera flash work? Well, if you have, Tric has a new bluetooth flash trigger that lets you mount a speedlight to the receiver’s hot shoe and trigger it when you take a photo with your iPhone. [Read more…]
This week, Photography Bay has teamed up with Manfrotto to give away on of its new Lumie Play LED lights.
The Manfrotto Lumie Play is a compact LED light that will fit in any camera bag (or even your pocket) for easy access when you need to give your video or photos a little extra kick. The Lumie Play comes with a hot-shoe mount and is equipped with 1/4″ thread for attaching to a tripod or other support. It also includes a snap-fit filter mount and filters.
To enter for a chance to win this Manfrotto Lumie Play LED light, just leave a comment on this blog post and use the Rafflecopter widget below to confirm that you commented. You can earn additional entries by following or engaging with Photography Bay and Manfrotto on social media or by referring others to this giveaway. Due to the intricacies of international law regarding giveaways, this giveaway is open only to U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older. [Read more…]
The C-stand is a mainstay of photo and film sets. They are incredibly useful for a variety of different purposes, including as a stand for light modifiers and a plain old light stand. In the above video, Shane Hurlbut gives a useful introduction to the C-stand and how you should be using it.
Karl Taylor has put together a great series of videos reviewing the Broncolor Siros monolight kit. The above video is the fourth and final in the series in which he’s doing some flash duration and speed tests. The Broncolor Siros can deliver up to an impressive 1/8000s flash duration, which he shows off in the video.
Even if you’re not in the market for the Broncolor Siros, the series has plenty of lighting tips and techniques you can pick up on.
You can see the previous videos in the series below. [Read more…]