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Why I am a Godox Guy

Godox, if you want to know why I changed to it as my go to lighting system read-on. As a working event photographer a major issue has always been what lighting to have with me. For a lot of my work that meant studio flash and the inherent problem of having to run power to them. One answer was battery …

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Working with Citizen CX printers

It is 12 months since I ordered my first Citizen CX printer because my existing printers had done their time. Two things attracted me to Citizen, firstly they were the manufacturers of my previous printers and these machines carry their own name. So what do I need? As I work in all weathers i need something that can cope with …

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Studio Light Testing 48 Hours with iLux Summit

As part of the Photomart demonstration team at The Photography Show a number of questions were raised by customers as to what the lights were capable of. Although the lights had been fully tested I wanted to expose them to the rigours of an event photographer’s typical mixture of jobs. Military Ball Photography On Friday the lights duly arrived so …

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Lastolite HiLite how to light it correctly

The Lastolite HiLite has changed the way that many photographers work. It has made getting a bright white background much easier and in much less space than often required. I often find that people (many highly regarded photographers) quote a 1.5 to 2 stop difference between subject and a bright white background (often wrongly called high key). The only way …