» Posts Tagged ‘Speedlite’

08Mar Nasty Clamps – First impressions

I posted a little while ago about the Actionpod and a few of you mentioned that it looked very similar to the Nasty Clamp. Until that point I hadn’t heard much about Nasty Clamp, so I thought it might be a good time to give them a try. The Nasty Clamp is a flexible squeeze clamp mounting solution […]

18Feb Will an ActionPod support a flash?

A question came in last night asking if the ActionPod would properly support a flash. So before I went to bed I mounted the Canon 580ex II  at an angle on the ActionPod using a Frio cold shoe mount. I wanted to see if the ActionPod was ridged enough to hold the flash in place overnight. This morning […]

27Aug Nissin Di866 Mark II Speedlight for Canon – First impressions

Continuing on my quest to find more affordable alternatives to the Canon 580EX II speedlites, I’ll be taking a closer look at the Nissin Di866 speedlight mark II flash. At a price of between $245 and $315 the Nissin offers several advantages over the $135 Yongnuo 565ex and provides a closer facsimile to the Canon 580EX II speedlite. First the Nissin […]