I’ve been using flash modifiers literally since I was a teenager. I’ve made my own and bought just about every conceivable retail modifier made – but as of this year, I’ve dumped almost everything but my HonL stuff. Here’s why… The HonL system starts with a brilliant device known as the HonLPhoto Speed Strap. This […]

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Click HERE to see my WHAT’S IN THE BAG video – hosted over at SmugMug. I show you my portable lighting kit. _________ Sponsored by PMA – It’s not too early to mark your calendar because this is big. For the first time in the USA, the PMA tradeshow and conference will be open to […]

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Post by Rick Sammon Those of you who have been on my workshops know that I am big believe in using Speedlites (camera flashes) for on location photographs. While working on my next book, I took a few Speedlites to the Explorers Club in NYC for a quick shoot. Here is the end-result photo (taken […]

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Peachpit Press Author: Joe McNally Review by Conrad J. Obregon My biggest complaint up until now about books about the Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) is that, while those books told you what all the buttons and switches did, they didn’t tell you much about how to use these spectacular lighting tools. Now Joe McNally […]

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A review of The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes. Review by Scott Bourne Usually Conrad does all our book reviews. And that’s the way it should be. He’s the best in the business. Once in a while I will throw in a review from a book that particularly impressed me. And Joe […]

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Mastering Digital Flash Photography by Chris George Publisher: Lark Books (Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.) Review by Conrad J. Obregon It seems strange that the best book around for a long time about flash photography was published in 1997, before the full scale invasion of digital cameras and super-smart flash units. That’s the need that “Mastering […]

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