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Metz 52 AF-1 Hands-On Demo
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Metz 52 AF-1 Hands-On Demo

Touch-screens are quickly becoming the user-interface of our everyday lives. Gone are the days of buttons and knobs. The cellphone is the clearest indication of this. Introduced at Photokina 2012, the Metz 52 AF-1 is the world’s first touchscreen hot shoe flash. If you’ve never considered a 3rd party flash [...]

Photoflex RockSteady Sandbags – Save Weight on Location
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Photoflex RockSteady Sandbags – Save Weight on Location

For photographers working on location, anything to save weight is welcome advice. Cameras, lenses, lights, stands. The list goes on and the bags are endless. On a recent shoot with Trevor, we needed to shed a few pounds to get into the location. Enter the Photoflex RockSteady. Photoflex constructed this [...]

TritonFlash Review – Modifying The TritonFlash
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TritonFlash Review – Modifying The TritonFlash

In the last post I talked about using the TritonFlash in place of a speedlite because of how portable it is relative to how much power it provides. There is one other major advantage a TritonFlash has over a speedlite and that is how you can modify it. I see a lot [...]

TritonFlash Review – Portability
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TritonFlash Review – Portability

The first thing that will strike you about a Photoflex TritonFlash when you first see it is how small it is. I’m probably not alone in saying that as a Photographer I don’t want to carry heavy gear but I also don’t want to compromise my creative capabilities. Up until [...]

Mike Last’s Tamron 18-270mm Adventure
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Mike Last’s Tamron 18-270mm Adventure

So your significant other has just pitched the idea… “Why don’t we take the kids to the zoo this Saturday?” You can think of 10,000 places you would rather be. You might even cave and suggest Ikea instead (I can think of no worse place in the world than Ikea [...]