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Vanguard AltaPro 263AB 100 Tripod Test Drive
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Vanguard AltaPro 263AB 100 Tripod Test Drive

This is the Vanguard AltaPro 263AT tripod with the Vanguard SBH-100 ball head, otherwise known as the Alta Pro 263AB 100 kit. Vanguard’s middle of the range tripod, perfect for compact DSLRs while you’re on the road, offers some incredible features of higher priced tripods at an affordable price. The […]

Tamron 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Hands-On
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Tamron 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Hands-On

We just took the latest Tamron 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD for a test drive on our Canon 5D Mark III at the beach in the middle of November. The 70-200mm F/2.8 is a staple lens in the bag of any working professional photographer. From sports to portraits, the reach […]

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 […]

TritonFlash Review – Heads & Speedlites
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TritonFlash Review – Heads & Speedlites

Unlike most battery operated lighting systems the TritonFlash behaves more like a monoblock head rather than a pack system. This means that when you plug in each head into the battery the controls for output are on the head itself not on the battery. I prefer this method because I […]

TritonFlash Review – The Battery
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TritonFlash Review – The Battery

When I first had a chance to get my hands on a Photoflex TritonFlash I was pretty excited because I like shooting outdoors and that had always been a challenge due to the limited power and battery capacity of speedlites. Whenever you’re shooting with speedlites many times you’ll find that […]

Photoflex TritonFlash Bike Project
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Photoflex TritonFlash Bike Project

Trevor Sherwin brings us along on an adventure through the Don Valley Mountain Bike trails in Toronto, ON. Utilizing the Photoflex TritonFlash kit, Trevor explains the benefits of the system while showcasing some real world lighting setups. Over the next month, we’ll be featuring some blog posts from Photoflex on […]