» Posts Tagged ‘Flash photography’

16Sep Stacking Grid Light modifier

There are a number of DIY projects that show you how to build one of these grid light modifiers out of straws, foam core, and electrical tape. Most of the methods I’ve seen use around $10 to $15 in parts and supplies. This is pretty reasonable when compared to the $50 grid from Rogue, but if […]

13Sep Light Blaster Strobe looks pretty interesting

You don’t often see something new or innovative in the world of flash photography. Sure there are advances in wireless controls, and lower price flash units are coming with more and more features, but overall it’s just been improvements on the same thing. The Light Blaster Strobe is actually the first light modifier style flash device that’s […]

11Sep Yongnuo YN568EX II quick flash test and updates

I’ve been comparing the Yongnuo YN568EX II to the Canon 580EX II in a few somewhat unscientific tests. In this case (above) I used the Yongnuo YN-622C Wireless flash trigger to fire both the 580EX II and YN568EX II. Both flash heads have the same guide number (58) and are set up identically. After taking a few […]

09Sep Yongnuo YN568EX II Canon Flash – First impressions

The Yongnuo YN568EX II showed up this weekend while I was out of town filming and I shot this quick unboxing video to go along with my first impressions. Not sure why, but I also received two softbox flash adapters with my order from Amazon. The softbox adapters are a little big for my taste, but […]