Impromptu Off Camera Flash Training Session – Leicester City Centre!

Simple one-light setup with umbrella

After my exploits at Bradgate Park in the morning, yesterday afternoon was a whole different kettle of fish as I ended up leading a small group of photographers, teaching them how to use off-camera flash. Read on to see how we got on!

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Frio Cold Shoe Review – Expensive bit of plastic or essential accessory?

The Frio Cold Shoe adaptor in all its glory!

I’ve been doing a fair bit of work for a corporate client recently (which I’ll blog about when the job’s all done) which has involved using off camera flash. Speedlights, Pocketwizards, Umbrellas, Softboxes – the usual sort of thing.

Now, what people don’t give too much thought to is how the trigger or flash mounts to their light stands – you’ll usually use the cold shoe (so called because it doesn’t actually trigger your flash) that comes with your umbrella adaptor or softbox mount. They’re supplied with it, therefore they do the job – right?

You’d hope so, wouldn’t you… Read on!

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Carl Spring – Zack Arias Onelight Workshop Attendee

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Caroline Yandell at the Zack Arias Onelight Workshop

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