There’s two things I want to say right at the start of this post.
Firstly, I’ve written about this trigger once already on DIYPhotography.
If you haven’t read that post, I suggest you check that out first. I don’t want to duplicate content, and my initial thoughts haven’t really changed.
Go ahead, I’ll wait.
Second, buy the XPro. For real, just get the XPro. The XPro-C for Canon is shipping now, and the XPro-N for Nikon ships in a few days. Trust me, it’s worth it.
Now, let’s get on with it.
Continue reading Thoughts on shooting & using Godox XPro (Pixapro ST-IV) flash trigger →
Switching over to Godox flashes has been in my thoughts for quite a while now. I got rid of most of my Nikon, Yongnuo, Bowens and other flash gear last year.
I did keep my Bowens Ringflash, and have no desire to get rid of it. I’ve also still got a couple of SB-900s left over. Those will be up for sale soon, if anybody’s interested.
Now that the weather’s warming up, the sun’s coming back and I’m getting out to shoot more, the time has come to start rebuilding.
Continue reading I finally started making my move to Godox with the AD360II (Pixapro Hybrid360) →
Most people who use flash understand that your sync speed is the maximum shutter speed with which you can use flash. What people generally don’t know is why.
“My camera goes all the way up to 1/8000th of a second, so why can’t I use flash past 1/250th?”
Well, this is really all down to how your shutter works in a DSLR. The types of shutters in DSLRs are called “focal-plane shutters”.
Continue reading What is “Sync Speed”? →