This is the first of a two part, in depth field test with the Pixel King flash triggers. The Pixel King flash triggers are available for a wide array of modern, TTL camera systems. Mine just happens to be designed for Nikon’s. I used the triggers with various other non-TTL, third market speedlights and with Nikon SB-600/800/900 speedlights, as noted below. How did I ever manage to work at all   Read More ...

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I recently bought a set of Pixel King radio flash triggers for Nikon, (for Canon) for $170, with shipping (2 receivers, 1 trigger).. Pixel King radio triggers are an alternative iTTL compatible flash triggering system. I just had the opportunity to really put them through their paces – inside, outside, on the beach, in the fog and around corners. They came with all kinds of cables and accessories. You can   Read More ...

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Selecting the Perfect Camera Bag Cameras are expensive and therefore to protect your investment it’s essential that you have an adequate camera bags for the cameras protection. Not to mention all of the accompanying gadgets, lenses and so on. You must consider the equipment and dollar value which you carry around and where you are carrying it too in order to select the proper camera bag. While purchasing any camera   Read More ...

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Strobist Softbox: e-Photo also offers 24″ and 16″ softboxes for portable flash systems. They are sold individually or in sets of two, with or without light duty light stands. This softbox is made with a twist and flip to open design and are very sturdy when open. They come in a handy little pouch for carrying and they are easy to assemble. These softboxes have the same fully adjustable mounting   Read More ...

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e-Photo’s Beauty Dish: Recently I purchased a 16″ Beauty Dish, from my friends at e-Photo. I love the engineered shape and design. It’ has a highly reflective silver interior that returns the maximum light from the Speedlights. I LOVE the mounting bracket that attaches to a standard light stand. For $60.00 this offers so many advantages over the DIY Beauty Dish and is something I would highly recommend. It comes   Read More ...

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i/e TTL Cables I have been shooting outdoors a lot the past few weeks. I’m working on a new article “Shooting Outdoors with a Beauty Dish” for GlamModelz  Magazine and of course this site.  (yes, I’m listening to you) Since I’m using the e-Photo Beauty Dish as my primary fill. (under a noon sun), I did not want to rely on CLS to trigger my strobe at distances I’m comfortable   Read More ...

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