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Why You Should Upgrade Your Speedlight to a Studio Strobe

I’d argue that nearly all of us owned a speedlight at some point before we owned a studio strobe. When we’re looking to dip our toes into supplemental lighting, strobes seem like a big investment. It just makes sense to pick up a cheap speedlight to play with, right?

Godox Unveils Cylinder-Shaped AD100Pro Pocket Flash

Godox has announced the compact AD100Pro Pocket Flash strobe, which features high-speed sync (HSS), wireless control, TTL, and a modeling lamp powered by a 2600 mAh battery. All in, battery included, the tiny strobe weighs only 524 grams (~18.5 ounces).

How to Fix the Biggest Flaw in the Godox AD600/AD400 Pro

Photography equipment has come a long way in recent years; staggering megapixel counts, blisteringly fast AF systems, and low-light performance that was unheard of not long ago. But in my opinion, one of the most useful and underrated advancements has been in off-camera lighting, notably portable, battery-powered strobes.

4 Steps Every Photographer Should Know To Balance Strobes and Sunlight

In this video and article, Chanda AM is going to help me illustrate how to balance ambient light with strobes. I love shooting in this situation with ambient light and strobe light. I want to be able to combine the ambient light here in this beautiful area with strobes.

Is Pro Flash the Future of iPhone Photography?

Photographer Patrick Hall over at Fstoppers recently put Profoto's 'AirX' iPhone flash sync technology to the test. Using just an iPhone and a Profoto B10, he set out to find out if professional off-camera flash is the "future" of iPhone photography.

Speedlights vs Strobes: A Guide for Beginners

Portrait photographer Miguel Quiles is tackling one of the most common beginner questions out there: should I invest in speedlights or strobes? In this video, he covers the pros and cons of both, and which you should go with depending on your needs and shooting style.

Profoto B10 vs Godox AD300 Pro: How Does Godox Stack Up?

LA wedding photographer and educator Michael Anthony has released a detailed side-by-side comparison of the recently announced Godox AD300 Pro (Flashpoint XPLOR 300 Pro) and the much more expensive Profoto B10. The two lights share similar power output and a similar footprint, but vastly different price points. Is the Profoto simply overpriced, or does the Godox fall short?

Godox Unveils the AD1200 Pro: Its Most Powerful Strobe Yet

Godox has officially unveiled its most powerful strobe yet: the AD1200 Pro. After first teasing a prototype in late 2019, the company is ready to reveal the final product, making it more affordable than ever to add 1200Ws of flash power into your arsenal.

Anker Unveils First Ever ‘Made for iPhone’ Certified External Flash

Less than a week after reports indicated that "Made for iPhone" certified strobes were on the way, we have our first official product. Made by Anker—better known for their battery packs—the cube-shaped LED flash is compatible with the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro models, and will be available to purchase next month for a reported $50.

A Simple One-Light Portrait Setup Every Photographer Should Master

Portrait photographer Miguel Quiles' most recent video breaks down his favorite one-light setup for portraits. The tutorial is perfect for beginners who are just getting started with flash photography—not only is it easy to replicate, but having a one-light setup in your back pocket is a must as a portrait photographer.