So we are almost in the second month of 2012 and there are things we would love to see. Head inside to read what in our opinion there should and shouldn’t be in the lighting industry of 2012.
The Pixel King for Nikon will be ready in March 2012 and sold in Europe. Jinbei are also to announce several new products this year including triggers, a battery inverter and a flash.
There are a lot of affordable monolight options out there, but if, like many photographers, you also want wireless remote control of your flash, the cost ramps up quickly. We evaluate the £170 Hobo Merlin 300Ws remote-controllable studio flash.
Earlier this year we asked our readers what they think future flashguns should be like. Eight months and 264 votes later, the results are in.
Three different wireless flash triggers, all with pass-through TTL hotshoes and wireless flash grouping. Which one is right for you?
At the Interphoto trade show in Shanghai, new products and developments are presented and discussed by Aputure, CononMark, Jinbei, MeiKe, Phottix, Pixel, Yongnuo and other manufacturers.
What features do you most want to see in the next generation of off-camera speedlights? Let us know in our online poll.
Bare-tube flashes are great for softboxes, but Yongnuo or Phottix haven’t made one yet! Should the Sunpak 120J or something like it be reintroduced? Poll inside.
We take a look at four of the latest manual-only “Strobist” slave flashes. (Updated with LumoPro LP160 specifications).
Lighting Rumours got the opportunity to talk to Lencarta’s technical advisor, Garry Edwards, to discuss the differences between Jinbei and Lencarta studio lights.
There are now a range of options from which to choose allowing you to remotely control the flash power, modelling lights and more on your speedlights or studio flash units. This article is an overview.
Lighting Rumours now has a Portable Power Guide, comparing all possible options for when extension cords just don’t cut it. The page will be continuously updated. See anything amiss? Got something to add? Contact us.