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the ePhoto DSLR Rig

the ePhoto DSLR Rig

After reading several iffy reviews and comments on Amazon I decided to drive over to ePhoto Inc. and take a look at this for myself. Construction seems solid and designed to work with most of today’s DSLR cameras. Because this is my first DSLR rig I don’t really have anything to compare it with, so…

Road Testing the: PixelKing iTTL triggers

Road Testing the: PixelKing iTTL triggers

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…

Review: PixelKing Flash Triggers

Review: PixelKing Flash Triggers

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…

Selecting the perfect camera bag.

Selecting the perfect camera bag.

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…

DIY Beauty Dish

DIY Beauty Dish

The DIY Beauty Dish: I used Tyler Burk’s method to build my Beauty Dish last year. It was simple to build and took about 45 minutes as described on his site. My local auto supply didn’t carry the 3,1/2″ convex mirror I needed for the front of the CD spindle, I finally found a 5″…

Gels for speedlights

Gels for speedlights

Gels for Speedlights My buddy Ron, of Ethereal Pixels, turned me on to this awesome little Must Have set of gels. These sample gels from Rosco, are available from many photography suppliers and linked from the Amazon e-Store to your right. I love these, I simply flip down the diffuser on my Speedlight to hold…

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