What’s better than a $28 speedlight? A $13 speedlight.
New LED versions of the traditional “redhead” tungsten lamps have appeared on the market, at a very reasonable price.
Falcon Eyes Sophiez LED panels produce soft light with no diffusers or light shapers required.
The Aputure Light Storm LS C300D is an LED lamp that works with the same light-shaping tools as studio flashes, and claims equivalent output to a 2000-watt tungsten lamp.
Pentax flashes and cameras now support TTL when combined with Sigma, Fujifilm or Sony, thanks to the Cactus “X-TTL” cross-brand TTL flash triggering system.
US seller CheetahStand won’t restock photography lights until 2018, and might move away from only Godox-made flashes.
Lumu Power is an incident light, flash and colour meter that plugs into your iPhone. Is it any good?
Parabolix’s 40-inch (102cm) focusable reflector is designed as a “workhorse” for portraiture, fashion and beauty photography. Is it any good?
A Kickstarter campaign has been launched for Colorspike, an RGB light stick that can generate custom light patterns for stills and video.
SMDV’s Zoom Bounce System for the BRiHT-360 bare-bulb flash lets photographers continuously focus a light source in a large softbox, without paying top-end prices.
Nicefoto has introduced three new lines of mains-powered studio monolights with built-in radio control and TTL for Canon and Nikon.
Multiblitz’s TTL, HSS, AC/DC monolight, the M6-TTL, is now on sale for €1200.