Yes the long awaited YongnuoYN 560III radio controller is almost here. The $100 Yongnuo 560III’s already have a built in radio receiver so adding in a YN560 TX transmitter is all you’ll need for full control of all your 560’s. This is huge news for many of our customers who have sold off their Canon 580’s and Nikon SB-910’s for the great and affordable YN-560III. You’ll now easily be able to remotely control power, zoom and groups at up to 100m.
We will be confirming the price and availability soon. Price should be around the $69. Strobepro will be the first in Canada to have stock. We will release a pre-order since stock is expected to go FAST.
Why is it that camera companies can charge so much for batteries? $120 for a Canon LP-E6 or Nikon EN-EL15 battery is absolutely crazy! Wholesale manufacturing cost on that battery is somewhere between $2-$3 including packaging.
To understand what option is best for you we need to understand the different methods of flash triggering. You’ve likely heard of Pocket Wizard but do you need to spend $300-$600 to get started? Keep in mind we’re trying to accomplish a task, which is to fire the strobes or speedlites when we push our shutter release. There’s lots of ways to do this so here we go.
You've likely just spent a bunch of money on lighting equipment and then realized, “ah man everyone says I need a meter too?” Do I really need a light meter? This is a common question when someone is first getting into studio lighting. Ask any pro or instructor from a class you’ve taken and the answer will always be yes. But do you really need a light meter?