Category: Analysis

New wireless triggering systems at Focus 2012

At the Focus On Imaging 2012 trade show, Pixel Enterprise release the King TTL trigger for Nikon while PocketWizard talk about the Plus III and their rivals. Flaghead bring out a trigger for wildlife photography.

The awkward moment when the knock-offs get knocked off

Cheap fakes of Western and Japanese brand electronics are commonplace. Apple iPad and iPhone clones are rife. But what happens when an already cheap Chinese device gets knocked-off by another Chinese company?

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.