Miscellaneous



Mar 31 2014
In virtually any photo studio, besides the camera and the lighting equipment, you can find a number of other photography items that are essential for either taking better pictures or making the photographer's life easier...
Mar 24 2014
These days, speedlights are popular as ever, partly because, unlike studio strobes, speedlights are battery operated... In this review, we are taking a close look at Nissin PS 8 Power Pack.
Feb 04 2014
If you ever used speedlights with umbrellas or softboxes, you probably faced the challenges like trying to get even light distribution across the front of your softbox, or placing a speedlight on the axis of your umbrella... In this review, we are taking a closer look at Phottix Multi-Boom 28" Flash Bracket, which is designed to address all the issues mentioned above...
Jan 13 2014
The ExpoDisc white balance filter by ExpoImaging has been one of the most trusted white balance tools among photographers for many years because of its accuracy in various lighting situations. All ExpoDiscs are made in the U.S.A. and hand calibrated. The new ExpoDisc 2.0 is an improved version of the old friend :)...
Dec 24 2013
Light Blaster is a new and unique speedlight accessory that allows you to project images on surfaces for creating backgrounds for your photos and producing different kinds of special effects. To use Light Blaster, you need to have a spare lens and a spare speedlight, both of which you attach...
Oct 16 2013
LumiQuest, a world renown manufacturer of flash light modifiers (see our LumiQuest reviews), has released a new product that aimed not only at photographers but also at any iPad user. The LumiQuest BEST CASE scenario iPad case is the new invention of Quest Couch, CEO of LumiQuest...
Mar 27 2013
LPA Design, the manufacturer of PocketWizard line of products, has recently released PocketWizard PlusX the company's first radio transceiver priced under $100. PlusX offers the PocketWizard's quality, reliability, and compatibility, but it is more affordable than any other PocketWizard radio trigger...
Feb 25 2013
Imagine that you have been assigned an on-location photoshoot. You arrive and meet your client. Handshakes and smiles all round. Now, it's time to work your magic. You find your flimsy camera bag and fish out the camera body from its depths. You also find a lens in there somewhere...
Dec 31 2012
If you are like me, you must think there has to be a better way to view photoson an iPad than the default iOS Photos app. Only being able to view photos as small thumbnails or fullscreen images is limiting when we want to showcase our photography to friends or clients...
Dec 07 2012
PRESSlite, the manufacturer of one of the most versatile flash diffusers (see PRESSlite VerteX review), has recently released PRESSlite ECLIPSE Light Shield, a new accessory for speedlights designed to give photographers more control over the light when bouncing flash light off of walls and ceilings...
Dec 05 2012
Rogue Flash Gels are among our favorites since they were released in 2011. What we like the most about them is the detailed labeling of each gel that not only shows the name of the filter but also the light loss value and, for the correction filters, the color temperature information...
Nov 16 2012
While there are quite a few solutions on the market today to mount more than one speedlight on a light stand, most of them are designed to be used with an umbrella. To find a simple setup to fire multiple hot-shoe flashes into a softbox seems to be not as simple. The recently released LumoPro LP739 Double Flash Speedring Bracket tries to fulfill...


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