Review of the O-Flash Ring Flash Adapter

Tweet Review of the O-Flash Ring Flash Adapter for speedlights A ring flash can give you many cool advantages compared to using a normal on camera speedlight. We covered some advantages of using a ring light for portraits awhile back and today wanted to review the O-Flash ring adapter that can turn any speedlight into a ring flash and is extremely affordable. Many other types of ring flashes can be fairly costly, something like the...

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Video of the 600EX-RT Speedlite & ST-E3-RT Transmitter

Tweet For my wedding work I love to use off camera lighting and am always looking for ways to streamline my lighting systems. When you are on the go at a wedding and sometimes only have 2 minutes to quickly light up a shot, you have to use a very portable lighting system. Many times at a wedding I am moving from location to location and have to setup a shoot on the fly. When Canon announced the 5D Mark III last month they also...

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See how lighting effects a subject by using virtual lighting studio

Tweet Part of getting your lighting really nailed down is the simple fact of being able to really see the light. This can be tricky for new photographers to see though since when you are using flash you never really see the light stay on your live subject long enough to study what effect its having on them. I always suggest to people getting started with lighting to buy a few hot lights before strobes and play around a lot. Move...

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What you need to know about Adobes Creative Cloud

Tweet Part of yesterdays announcement about Creative Suite 6 coming in the next 30 days was that their entire CS6 software will also be available as part of the creative cloud. So what exactly is the creative cloud? It gives you access to all of Adobes creative suite products, plus some additional products as well as online storage for a monthly price. The standard pricing is $49.99/month on a 1 year agreement, if you want to go month...

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First impressions of the Canon 5d Mark III

Tweet I have to admit for as much as I love technology and am a definite gadget lover I do try to only upgrade my equipment when really needed. As photographers in a very rapidly growing digital age it can be easy to get “gear envy” over other cameras, lenses and other goodies you see out there and want to upgrade your equipment every year. I used to really get sucked into this and always want to get the latest body or...

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