Strobist Starter Kits

Dutch / Belgian photography shop Foto Konijnenberg are offering a “Strobist Starter Kit” including an air-damped light stand, a set of Cactus V4 triggers, an Interfit Strobies XS bracket, a Jinbei umbrella and a softbox.

More new accessories announced at PMA

Delkin Fat Gecko Gator mount – a clamp to get your camera, flash units or backdrops into unusual places. Plus new accessories for the FourSquare speedlight mounting system by Lightware.

Portable power in the UK from Elemental

British studio lighting specialists Elemental have indicated that they are in the process of making a power pack for AC monolights, allowing you to use their (and any other brand’s) studio lights on location.

Nissin PS 300 Battery Pack, Four Thirds Di466

Nissin have announced a new battery pack, the Power Pack PS 300, which can boost the recycle times of two flashes at once. Also announced: a white version of the Di466 for Four Thirds cameras.

Yongnuo Speedlights Selection Guide

Yongnuo have been including “speedlight selection guides” in the packaging of their YN-series flashes. The guide compares the features of all existing YN-46X series flashes, including the new autozoom/TTL YN-467. The YN-467 has been released for Canon and the Nikon version is said to be coming soon, but with no confirmed date.