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Trying to Light Right !

Hey Flashers!

I'm Richard and I've been shooting professionally for far too long and I'm still learning new things everyday. I though I'd share some of my experiences.

I hope someone finds it useful....

Godox Xenergizer 600 first impressions

 

Hi Flashers, heres my review of the Godox Xenergiser 600 flash. Its really good product which includes a remote power adjustment and trigger. I’m really enjoying using it. Read on for more info….

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Flashing with three 550ex and Yongnuo 622s

 

Hi Flashers, I'm still mega busy with work so I haven't had time to put together a detailed review of the YN622s. I have had a few emails from readers so I will copy paste them below for reference. I also had the opportunity to shoot a wedding with the …

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Yongnuo 622 Rules OK!

 

Hey Flashers, Christmas has come early!

I have just received a set of brand spanking new Yongnuo 622 TTL radio triggers!!!! And within 5 minutes of using them I can safely say that these triggers blow the Pixel Kings out of the water!!!!!!

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Pixel King Hyper-Sync Test on the Beach

 

Important Update! I just got second Sunpak flash and tried another "Hypersync" shoot using the Pixel King triggers. This time however I used a Canon 5Dmk2 and the results weren't as good as those when using the Canon 40D Although the flashes triggered as expected, I wasn't seeing the same …

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iDVD Encoding from HD Problem

 

Hey Flashers, I ran into a problem the other day whilst trying to burn a Wedding DVD. Heres the Lowdown: Recorded Wedding video in HD 1080i Edited with iMovie Via iMovie I used the share option to send the video directly to iDVD in the hope of producing a SD …

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Using Pixel King at a Wedding

 

Hey Flashers, Last weekend was my first wedding job of the year and a good opportunity to use the Pixel Kings in a real world situation. Here’s what I found: Pixel released a new firmware v 1020 and it still doesn’t fix compatibility issues with my Canon 550EX’s

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Annie under the bridge

 

My hard drive recovery is coming long nicely. If found this set of images that I shot a few years back. They were of an old acquaintance who was the lead singer in an all Girl Punk Rock band (can’t remember their name?)

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“You Can Call Me Dave”

 

Back in 2005 when I was freelancing for the local Newspaper, I was sent to photograph a little known politician addressing a Conservative party meeting in Windsor.
I took the photos, submitted my images to the paper, archived them on my hard drive and then promptly forgot about them…… until today.

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Hello Sailor! Goodbye Film…..

 

Hey Flashers, Recently I've had some time to dig around some of my old backup hard drives (which crashed) and I found a whole set of photos from 2001 when I worked onboard a cruise ship and still shot on film! I haven't used film since then and although I still …

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Pixel King ETTL Canon Compatiblity

Hi Flashers, Here's how my flashes work with the Pixel Kings. If anyone has any further info please email me and I'll add it to the list. TTL Compatible Canon 580 EX works as advertised Canon 580 EXII works as advertised Sigma 500 Super DG works like a Canon 580 …

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