Feb 10 2010
The recently launched LumiQuest Flickr site is conducting a photo contest for both professional and amateur photographers, with the Grand Prize winner being featured in the “Who Uses LumiQuest” ad campaign...
Feb 09 2010
ExpoDisc is a well-known and widely used white balance correction tool. It turns your camera's reflected light meter into an incident one. ExpoDisc is a filter that you put in front of your lens to...
Jan 20 2010
Honl Photo Speed Reflector/Snoot is a pretty unique flash accessory. It looks like it's being marketed more as a snoot than as a reflector, but it is still rated very well as a flash diffuser...
Jan 04 2010
Ray Flash ring flash adapter is a flash light modifier that turns your flash gun into a ring flash. Ray Flash is intended to be used with a flash mounted on camera. The adapter simply slides onto a flash head. The flash light passes through the internal "light channels" of Ray Flash and reflects around the camera lens...
Dec 28 2009
LumiQuest Big Bounce flash diffuser is one of the largest flash light modifiers on the market today. Big Bounce redirects light towards the subject with a large reflecting surface set at 45 degrees...
Dec 15 2009
In this review, we compare Canon Speedlite 580EX II and Metz Mecablitz 58 AF-1 flash units that are direct competitors on the market. Both flashes are of the highest quality and loaded with many useful features...
Dec 08 2009
PRESSlite has started to sell Pro Panels and OEM inserts for their unique flash light modifier called VerteX. The original design allows you moving the panels freely and set them at arbitrary angles...
Dec 02 2009
In this review, we demostrate several features of Metz Mecablitz 58 AF-1 flash, including the secondary reflector (wink light), built-in catchlight card, and the extended zoom mode...
Nov 25 2009
Pop-up flashes built into modern SLR cameras can be used to create a fill light. They can also save the shot when ambient light is too dim. Being small, however, limits the flash capabilities. Pop up flashes have a limited (compared to the external flashes) shooting range due to the lack of power. Also, the light source they create is very small and directional resulting in unflattering images...
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Nov 18 2009
Metz Mecablitz 58 AF-1 is the best dedicated digital flash made by Metz so far. It has an impressive set of features that includes second curtain synchronization, high speed sync, wireless functions, multi-zone auto-focus assist, etc...
Oct 29 2009
The purpose of this review is to show the frame coverage of Canon Speedlite 580EX II flash in various applications. The fist test demonstrates the "direct" frame coverage by shooting an indexed wall, which allows seeing the actual angle of view at the different flash zoom settings...
Sep 24 2009
The goal of this review is to show what kind of frame coverage flash diffusers deliver. Any flash reflector or diffuser should be capable of even illumination of the scene when you shoot with, let's say, 100mm lens (on-camera flash). The things are different when you put a wide angle lens on...


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