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The New Flashpoint eVOLV 200 Pro: Compact Strobe-Like Power

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If you’re in the position of needing more light output than what the average Speedlite can provide but want the same compact dimensions, the Flashpoint eVOLV 200 Pro is a likely option. This version is an upgrade to the original, with the same levels of output and improvements being focused on the build quality and

5 Best Octo Lights for Photography

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Octo lights, or octagonal softboxes, are a type of light diffuser commonly used in studio photography, or wherever the quality of light needs to be controlled. Softboxes come in a range of shapes and sizes, ranging from the rectangular, square, strip, and obviously the octagonal-shaped varieties. So, why use octo lights for photography in the

5 Best Lighting Gels

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If you’ve never come across the term lighting gels before, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s some sort of coagulated substance smeared onto a flash in some way. Instead, lighting gels are translucent, colored sheets of material that change the characteristics of a light source. These can be applied to a light source for many

5 Best Light Diffusers

Best Light Diffusers

It’s the usual way of things that once you venture into the world of artificial lighting, you’ll soon need a variety of ways to modify the illumination coming from your average flashgun or strobe. These can range from light diffusers which are huge units for the studio or small solutions that fit onto a hot

6 Best Battery-Powered Monolights

Battery-Powered Monolight

If you have been using speedlites in your camera lighting setup for some time, there will come a point where you utter the Captain Kirk-like statement, ‘we need more power!’ Speedlites, or flashguns, are a great solution for most shooting scenarios, but they only have a relatively limited amount of wattage compared to studio lighting.

6 Best Studio Strobe Lights

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Creating your own lighting during shoots and not relying on natural lighting or your camera flash allows you to take full control of the mood in your photos. Good lighting is crucial for creating the perfect ambiance. There are plenty of ways to do this, be it the strategic angling of a lighting umbrella or

ExpoImaging Rogue 3-in-1 Flash Grid Kit: The Ultimate Light Modifiers?

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Firstly, to avoid confusion ExpoImaging are the guys behind all the photographic and drone accessories you see under the ExpoDisc, Rogue FlashBenders and FlatHat Labs brands. Today we will be looking into the ExpoImaging Rogue 3-in-1 Flash Grid Kit. This is essentially a 3-in-1 honeycomb grid setup which aids you in carefully sculpted and modifying

Easy Guide to Light Modifiers

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Modifying the sources of light around us is the primary job of all photographers. It doesn’t matter if you’re a daylight-only shooter or prefer a complicated, multi-light setup, it’s all about lighting your subjects and scene exactly as you want them. In this regard, there are loads of kits and light modifiers on the market