As I also like to indulge in landscape photography, I always make a point of heading out to Keswick at least once a year to meet up with some fellow photographers for a weekend of banter and photography. A part of the weekend is the traditional portrait shoot… and as I’d just managed to get hold of a Strobeam DL250 two light portable studio kit I thought I’d take it along with me and see what the other guys thought of it. Read on!Read More»
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!Read More»