Category: Analysis

Lighting gear to look out for in 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.

Hobo Merlin 300 studio flash review

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.

Lighting at Photo & Imaging Shanghai 2011

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.

Lencarta: rebadged Jinbei products?

Lighting Rumours got the opportunity to talk to Lencarta’s technical advisor, Garry Edwards, to discuss the differences between Jinbei and Lencarta studio lights.

Remotely controlling your flashes

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.

Portable power guide

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.