Yongnuo Compact Batter Pack SF-17 Product Review

Yongnuo Compact Batter Pack SF-17
December 5, 2018

For around a month I have been using the Yongnuo Compact Batter Pack SF-17 to provide faster recycling time with my speed lights. So far I have used the Yongnuo Compact Batter Pack SF-17 with a Canon 580 EX II and a Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite and it works perfectly well with both. The Yongnuo Compact Batter Pack SF-17 is made from plastic and comes in a black pouch with a…

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Speedlite Ezy Up Umbrella Softbox Review

Speedlite Ezy Up Umbrella Softbox Review
December 1, 2018

Today I took delivery of a Speedlite Ezy Up Umbrella Softbox, which I purchase on eBay – view product – for just under £60. It arrived in no time, less than two days, which was a real plus and the main reason I purchased the Speedlite Ezy Up Umbrella Softbox softbox was that they said it was fast to set up. In the past, I have tried other types that…

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Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite Review

Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite Review
November 27, 2018

Recently, I purchased a Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite for just short of £100 through eBay. Having read other reviews about the Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite, I was confident that the product would offer good value for money and work well with my Canon cameras. The Yongnuo YN565EX Speedlite arrived in no time, shipped from Hong Kong and included a soft case and a stand as described. Wasting no time I mounted the…

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Canon EF 15mm F2.8 Fisheye: Shooting In A Night Club

Canon EF 15mm F2.8 Fisheye: Shooting In A Night Club
October 23, 2018

Canon EF 15mm F2.8 Fisheye Fisheye was the lens of choice over the weekend as I got to shoot in a an awarding winning venue, the Asylum Club in Hull. The club had plenty going on and a lots of coloured lights, lasers and smoke not to mention over a thousand people inside partying. with so many visual it was a great place to try out new things and really express…

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Yongnuo YN 622C E-TTL Wireless Flash Trigger Review

Yongnuo YN 622C E-TTL Wireless Flash Trigger Review
August 28, 2018

Yongnuo YN 622C is one of the newest products from Yongnuo that allows you to take your Speedlite off the camera while giving the photographer plenty of control through the camera’s menu. Having looked into various systems for off camera flash I settled with the Yongnuo YN 622C as it seemed to offer everything I wanted at a very reasonable price. Out of the box, I hooked up the Yongnuo…

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Flash Photography : Shooting A Music Night With Off Camera Flash

Flash Photography : Shooting A Music Night With Off Camera Flash
August 17, 2018

Flash off the camera, finally I took my flash off, I have owned the Speedliter’s Handbook by Syl Arena for a while but I finally put some of his ideas into practice. I was shooting a music night one of the local pubs in Beverley. The room was quite light but where the performers were was not so bright at all. Normally I would place my speedlite on the top of…

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Speedliters Handbook by Syl Arena : Book Review

Off Camera Flash : Speedlighters Handbook by Syl Arena
August 6, 2018

Speedliters Handbook is a book that I discovered by pure chance after browsing the Internet why studying off camera flash techniques. By Syl Arena the Speedliters Handbook is geared up for Canon shooters giving very good pointers on how to get the most out of your speedlites. Having purchased this book I like to think of the Speedliters Handbook as a manual that is far more user friendly then the booklet shipped…

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Peli Case 1510 : Worth Every Penny And Some

Peli Case 1510 : Worth Every Penny And Some
July 31, 2018

A Peli Case 1510 proved to be the perfect answer to the problem I have been facing of carting my kit around between jobs. After a little bit of research and some help from a fellow photographer I settled on a Peli Case 1510 to use as my main bag for my big lens and a couple of bodies. This solid case complete with wheels and strong handles has made…

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