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Get up and running with Adobe Animate—Flash reborn

Get up and running with Adobe Animate—Flash reborn

Back in the 90’s, Macromedia Flash was the king of web-based animation and it was everywhere. Then in 2010 the great Steve Jobs drove a stake right through…

Phottix Padat: new compact light stand

Phottix Padat: new compact light stand

Padat means, in Malay, sturdy and reliable, and that’s what Phottix promises its new light stands are. Extending to two meters, the new light stand folds flat, making it…

Profoto Pro-10: the world’s fastest flash

Profoto Pro-10: the world’s fastest flash

Having a flash able to freeze almost anything, from a water splash to a waterfall, opens new doors in terms of experimentation and makes it possible to think and create…

Profoto AirTTL, flashes and Sony cameras

Profoto AirTTL, flashes and Sony cameras

Profoto flashes and Light Shaping Tools and Sony ILC (Interchangeable Lens Camera) products will better understand each other in the future, following an agreement between Profoto and Sony. According to…

Memory cards and the state of the art in solid state

Memory cards and the state of the art in solid state

You’re not George Lucas and you don’t have a virtual limitless budget. So you’ve probably been tempted by those generic memory cards for your camera, the ones…

Phottix Odin II for Sony finally available

Phottix Odin II for Sony finally available

Sony cameras have always been the last of the trio  – Canon, Nikon and Sony  – to get products from Phottix, so the fact that the Odin II TTL Flash…

Faster strobe: Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT

Faster strobe: Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT

With flash being one key element for many photographers when it comes to creativity, Canon is rapidly updating their radio triggered flash system with the Speedlite 600EX II-RT unit…

Great photography with just one light

Great photography with just one light

Creating great photography with just one light is accessible to more people than many initially may think. The photographer Tilo Gockel reveals how a single flash can be used to…

Lumu Power: One light meter to rule them all?

Lumu Power: One light meter to rule them all?

Lumulabs, the folks behind the Lumu plug-in incident light meter for iOS and Android (reviewed here) have just launched a Kickstarter project for Lumu Power: a combination incident light…

A free guide to flash terminology

A free guide to flash terminology

Ambient light is great, but sometimes a flash is the only way to achieve the result a photographer wants. Not even continuous light does the trick. The eBook Flash Terminology…