<![CDATA[Rss Feed]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog Sun, 18 Nov 2018 15:10:51 GMT Sun, 18 Nov 2018 15:10:51 GMT LemonStand <![CDATA[Matching Softboxes and Reflectors]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/matching-softboxes-and-reflectors https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/matching-softboxes-and-reflectors Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT There are multiple different modifiers available which you can you to adjust your light to suit your needs and two of the most common ones are Softboxes and Reflectors. Each of these have their own function, but some of these will offer a very similar effect. In this blog, we match two different Softboxes with two different Reflectors, and explain how these items offer a very similar effect.

Firstly, lets compare the differences between Softboxes and Reflectors. Due to the size differences between Softboxes and Reflectors, Softboxes offer a much larger spread of light which would be useful to cover a larger space. But by being larger, they produce a softer light, allowing for a more gradual transition between light and shadow, compared to the Reflector which would cause a harder and more direct light.

The first set of matching Softboxes and Reflectors we are going to discuss are the DeepPara Softbox and the 45 Degree Long Focus Tele-Zoom Reflector. What both of these modifiers do is offer a better lighting set-up for you, by creating a more even and focused lighting on your subject or background. Also, as these two modifiers are designed to be much longer, they create a way of sending your light much further as it is focused in a more specific direction, which would help if you require a more intense light for a particular shoot.

The second set of matching Softboxes and Reflectors we are going to discuss are the 65cm 16-Sided Easy-Open Softbox and the 65 Degree High Performance Reflector. Whilst these modifiers will also offer a more even and focused lighting, just as the previous two would, they do differ. As they are a designed to be much wider, they would create a wider spread light, offering the ability to cover a wider area, which would more suit shooting multiple people or a large space. But they would also shorter distance, due to the fact they are not as long as the previous two modifiers.

So, whilst modifiers are designed to differ from each other, they do often share common characteristics with each other. But whilst this may be the case, each modifier will suit a different scenario, so it is always best to do you research before deciding which will best suit you.

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<![CDATA[KINO600 II vs STORM600 II]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/kino600-ii-vs-storm600-ii https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/kino600-ii-vs-storm600-ii Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT We here at PIXAPRO offer a range of Flash lighting for you to choose from. Two of our options that we have available are the KINO600 and the STORM 600. In this blog, we will look into the details and specifications for these two units and advise you on which to choose for your individual needs.

These two lights are very similar, but their purposes differ slightly. The KINO600 is a high-powered flash that can be used for many different types of photography. This can be used for Portrait photography from one person to a group, and can be used for still photography. The STORM600 on the other hand can be used for much more purposes. This flash is very good if you need to capture motion, such as dance or sport, whereas the KINO isn’t designed for this purpose. The STORM has a function which is called “Stroboscopic Flash Mode”, and what this feature does is causes your STORM II 600 to fire multiple low-powered flashes in rapid succession. Combined with a slow shutter speed, you are able to capture a sequence of images of a moving subject in one exposure such as the one in the photo above.

The power range for these two lights is also different. The KINO600 has a 6-Stop power range which can be adjusted between 1/1 – 1/32 power whereas the STORM600 has an 8 stop power range which can be adjusted between 1/1 – 1/128 power. What these means is that the STORM allows you to make wider adjustments in strength, whilst also allowing you more control for the strength by offering smaller power stops than the KINO.

The STORM600 also comes with many features that the KINO600 missing out. It comes with High-Speed Sync which enables you to use your flash at shutter-speeds faster than your camera’s sync speed without having to worry about a black bar across your shot. It also comes with Rear-Curtain Sync, which is when the flash fires at the end of the exposure, or at the rear curtain, allowing you to freeze the subject at the end of the motion blur trail.

Therefore, If you are interested in a high-quality powerful flash, the KINO600 is more than capable of meeting your requirements. But as the STORM600 comes equipped with more accurate specifications, such as Power Range, and more detailed functions, such as High-Speed Sync and Stroboscopic Flash, this would be the choice to go for if you require a more in-depth and advanced flash.

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<![CDATA[LUMI400 II vs STORM400 II]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/lumi400-ii-vs-storm400-ii https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/lumi400-ii-vs-storm400-ii Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT We here at PIXAPRO offer a varied selection of lighting for your needs. Two of our flash lighting units that we have available are the LUMI400 and the STORM 400. In this blog, we will look at the specifications of both of these lights and advise you on which would be best for your requirements.

Whilst these two lights share quite a few similarities, they are a few rather important differences between the two. The power range for these lights differ quite a lot, as the LUMI400 comes with a 6-stop power range that is between 1/1 – 1/32 power, whereas the STORM400 has an 8-stop power range that is between 1/1 – 1/128 power. This allows the STORM400 to make much more accurate adjustments in power, whilst also having a much wider power range to work with, offering the user much more flexibility. The Recycle time for the STORM is also a much quicker range, as it is from 0.05 – 0.7s, compared to the recycling time of the LUMI400 which is 0.3 – 1.5s.

The LUMI400 also misses out on many features that the STORM400 comes equipped with. It comes with Rear-Curtain Sync, which is when the flash fires at the end of the exposure, or at the rear curtain, allowing you to freeze the subject at the end of the motion blur trail. As well as this, it also comes with High-Speed Sync which enables you to use your flash at shutter-speeds faster than your camera’s sync speed without having to worry about a black bar across your shot. One of the more impressive features that the STORM400 has is called “Stroboscopic Flash Mode”, and what this feature does is causes your STORM 400 to fire multiple low-powered flashes in rapid succession. Combined with a slow shutter speed, you are able to capture a sequence of images of a moving subject in one exposure such as the one in the photo above.

These features effect the purpose of each of these lights. The LUMI400 is a powerful flash that has many uses, such as for still photography and portrait photography (ranging from a single person to a group shot). The STORM400 however is a more specialised flash. Whilst it can still do all of the things that the LUMI400 can, it is also possible to be used to capture motion very well such as sporting and dancing, this is something that the LUMI400 isn’t designed for.

So, if you are looking for an easy to use, high quality, powerful flash unit, then the LUMI400 will meet your needs. But if you are interested in a flash that offers more accurate specifications and many more features, such as High-Speed Sync and Stroboscopic Flash Mode, then the STORM400 is the right option for you.

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<![CDATA[PIKA & CITI Comparison]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/pika-and-citi-comparison https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/pika-and-citi-comparison Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT

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<![CDATA[ST-III vs ST-IV - Which to Choose?]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/st-iii-vs-st-iv-which-to-choose https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/st-iii-vs-st-iv-which-to-choose Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT

With the ST-IV now available, there are a lot of questions as to which trigger customers should choose, the ST-III or the ST-IV. In this Blog, we look at both of the Triggers and help give you a better idea of which trigger would best suit you.

Looking into the specifications and the usage of both these triggers, it may be interesting to know that they have a fair few things in common. Both of these triggers support TTL, High-speed sync and Rear curtain sync, meaning that they can be used with a wide variety of our flashes, whilst allowing you to use very in-depth and technical functions with ease. They both offer you up to 32 Channels to work with and having a working range of up to 100m in an open area. They both work from a 2.4GHz transmission radio frequency and are powered by 2x AA Batteries. So, in these respects, they are similar, but each of them do differ in their own ways. Another thing that these two triggers have in common, is that they both work as part of the ‘One system’, meaning that you are able to control your Pixapro flashes all from the same trigger, which makes adjusting much simpler.

ST-III triggers come with its own hot-shoe on the top, with TTL pass-through, which enables you to simultaneously attach a speedlite for use on-camera, or a third-party flash trigger to be used in conjunction with the ST-III trigger. This is a wonderfully helpful addition as it allows you to use two different flash systems together at the same time.

ST-IV triggers feature a much larger display screen, with dedicated group buttons, which makes it much quicker and easier for you to control the flashes and access certain features which you may be interested in using. The screen on the ST-IV is a very high-quality display, which is clear and vibrant, allowing you to see the options easily and navigate through the interface with ease.  One such feature that the St-IV offers is the option for you to remotely adjust the Zoom for your flash, if your flash has that feature, making it easier to adjust your lighting and give you the best quality shot. The ST-IV also comes with a feature called ‘TCM’, which stands for TTL Converted Manual, and what this does is it allows you to convert your TTL exposure into a manual exposure, gifting you much more control. With the newest firmware update for the ST-IV, you are now able to control the power in 1/10th power adjustments on our mains powered flashes as well as our CITI400/CITI600 PRO, making it much easier for you to control the power of your lights.

In conclusion, whilst the ST-III and ST-IV have a lot of specifications and attributes in common, the ST-IV does win out with the added benefits. With an easier-to-use interface and more features available, the ST-IV is the option that will benefit you in the future. But if you still require on-camera lighting, or the trigger to be used as a pass-through, the ST-III would be the option to go for. The pass-through would allow you to use third party lights and triggers with your PIXAPRO equipment, which is not available with the ST-IV. In the end, this will come down to what you require from your trigger. But we can say, that both the ST-III and ST-IV, are of the highest quality and will be a wonderful addition to your set-up.

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<![CDATA[How to choose the best Beauty Dish for you!]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/how-to-choose-the-best-beauty-dish-for-you https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/how-to-choose-the-best-beauty-dish-for-you Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT

When deciding which Beauty Dish to use with your lighting, there are many different variables to choose from. In this Blog, we look at the differences between Beauty Dishes and try to help you decide which one would best suit you.


There are two different types of beauty dish we have available, one being the Standard Beauty Dish and the other being the Collapsible Beauty Dish. The standard version of the beauty dish will be made of solid metal, which means that minimal setting up is required. This type of beauty dish is great if you are using it in a fixed location or studio, simply attach is to your light and you’re away. The Collapsible Beauty Dishes are foldable and compact which makes it easy to carry around and good if you need them to be portable between different shoots. To set up the Collapsible Beauty Dish, you simply have to push down each rod until they lock into place. To fold the Collapsible Beauty down you would again just need to push down on each rod and release the locking mechanism. Here is a YouTube video which may give you a better ideal on how the collapsible beauty dish works.

How To Set Up Your Pixapro Collapsible Beauty Dish



The standard beauty dish can come in 30.5cm, 42cm, 55cm and 70cm and the collapsible beauty dish can come in either 60cm and 100cm. When it comes to size, it depends on what you're shooting and the effect that you would like in your photographs. As a general rule of thumb, smaller modifiers will produce a harsher light, and larger modifiers will produce a softer light. If you're going to be shooting mainly tight head shots, then you may be able to get away with a 42cm beauty dish, however the 55cm and the 70cm will give you more coverage. Please see video below to see the difference in the quality of light between the three sizes of Beauty dishes that we offer.



We offer two different colours for our beauty dishes, Silver and White. In terms of the softness of light, both types of beauty dish will be similar (provided that both beauty dishes are the same size, and are at the same distance away from your subject), however the Silver Beauty Dish will give you a more contrasting light with more specular highlights. The White Beauty Dish on the other hand, will result in a more natural looking lighting. A Silver Beauty Dish will also accentuate the texture in the skin more than a White Beauty Dish would. The example photos below were both taken with a 55cm beauty dish with the identical camera settings (ISO 100, f/11 1/125 second). The one on the left was taken with a Silver Beauty Dish, and the one on the right was taken with a White Beauty Dish. Notice how much brighter the highlights are on the left photograph compared to the one on the right.

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Honeycomb Grid

Honeycomb Grids are used to restrict the spread of light, preventing light from spilling onto areas that you don’t want light to fall, such as on the background when you are shooting a low-key image. Here at PIXAPRO, we measure our Honeycomb grids in centimetres. The smaller the grid, the more restricted the spread of light will be. With honeycomb grids, there is a slight loss of light compared to the beauty dish without a honeycomb fitted. There is also a slight loss of softness since the spread of light is being restricted.


Having gone through the details and specifications for each beauty dish, it is safe to say that each of them has their own particular usage. If you are looking for a large portable beauty dish, then you are better off use the collapsible beauty dish. If you have a studio and are taking close-up shots, then a standard beauty dish will suit you better. And with the different colours of the beauty dishes creating different effects, this will all end up being down to your own needs as a photographer. But we would always recommend having a Beauty Dish as part of your equipment as they are very useful and can offer a different effect and lighting that you can’t get from other modifiers.

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<![CDATA[Beauty Dish Colour Comparison]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/beauty-dish-colour-comparison https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/beauty-dish-colour-comparison Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT

When trying to modify light to suit your shoot, there are many different options and variables to choose from. One of the more popular modifiers are Beauty Dishes, but even then, you will need to decide which colour beauty dish is better for your needs. In this Blog, we discuss the differences between Silver and White beauty dishes, and offer a visual explanation of these Beauty Dishes.

In terms of the softness of light, both types of beauty dish will be similar (provided that both beauty dishes are the same size, and are at the same distance away from your subject), however the Silver Beauty Dish will give you a more contrasting light with more specular highlights. The White Beauty Dish on the other hand, will result in a more natural looking lighting. A Silver Beauty Dish will also accentuate the texture in the skin more than a White Beauty Dish would.

The example photos below were both taken with a 55cm beauty dish with the identical camera settings (ISO 100, f/11 1/125 second). The one on the left was taken with a Silver Beauty Dish, and the one on the right was taken with a White Beauty Dish. Notice how much brighter the highlights are on the left photograph compared to the one on the right.


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<![CDATA[KINO 600II+ vs Bowens Gemini 500r]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/kino-600ii-vs-bowens-gemini-500r https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/kino-600ii-vs-bowens-gemini-500r Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT With the Market full of different brands and different lights, everyone is looking to find the best choice for them, whether it is because of the specifications or the budget. In this Blog, we compare two more flashes, the Pixapro KINO 600II+ and the Bowens Gemini 500r, to see which of these two is best for you. As we know, Bowens was a large company for lighting, but this company has now closed. So whereas you are still able to purchase the Gemini500r from different retailers, it is doubtful you would receive the same care and attention you would if you purchased the KINO600II+, as we offer a 2-Year UK warranty on all our lights. 


Whilst both of these flashes are very powerful, each of these have positives to them. The KINO600II+ has a maximum power of 600Ws, which is 100Ws more than the Bowens Gemini that has 500Ws. But the Gemini 500r comes with a 250w Modelling Lamp, which is more powerful than the KINO 600II+ that has a 150W Modelling Lamp. So, in different ways, each light has its own positives over the other when it comes to power.

Colour Temperature

The Colour Temperature of both of these lights is nearly identical, but the KINO600II+ is just a little bit more precise than the Gemini 500r. The Gemini 500r has a colour temperature of 5600K ± 300K, which is good, but the KINO600II+ has a colour temperature of 5600K ± 200K, meaning that the colour temperature of the KINO600II+ is more accurate than the Gemini 500r as it offers a more precise temperature.

Recycle Times

The Gemini 500r has a quicker recycle time at full power, at 1.3 seconds, compared to the KINO600II+ which comes in at 1.5 seconds. This means that the Gemini 500r is faster, only at full power, than the KINO600II+. But this difference is simply due to the fact that the Gemini only has a maximum power of 500W, compared to the 600W the KINO offers. So whereas it has a faster recycling time at its own max power, if we were to adjust the KINO600 down to 500W, the recycling will be approximately the same  and very similar.

Flash Duration

Whilst each of the flashes have a quick flash duration, the Gemini 500r is just a little bit quicker at full power. The KINO600II+ comes with a flash duration of 1/800 of a Second, compared to the slightly faster 1/900 of a second that comes with the Gemini 500r.


For usability, each of the flashes have their own positives. The dimensions of the Gemini 500r are smaller than the KINO600II+, at approximately 113mm x 170mm x 380mm compared to approximately 140mm x 260mm x 410mm, which would make you believe that the Gemini 500r would be more portable and easier to move, but it also is heavier. The KINO600II+ weighs 2.91KG compared to the Gemini 500r which weighs 3.4KG, making it nearly half a KG heavier. So even though the Gemini may take less space when storing it, it will also be more difficult for you to carry.


The KINO600II+ is part of the ONE system by Pixapro. What this means is that you are able to control multiple flashes can be controlled by the same trigger at the same time. So, if you are already using Pixapro flashes, you will be able to add the KINO600II+ to your set-up and it will fit seamlessly in.  The KINO600II+ is also covered by Pixapro’s 2 Year UK warranty. Meaning that if during this period, something was to happen to the KINO600II+, you will be covered and can get in touch with the company to solve any issues that may arise. As Bowens is no longer a functioning company, it would be very difficult to find anywhere who could offer this level of warranty for the Gemini 500r.



-          Has a higher maximum power

-          Has a better colour temperature

-          Has a lighter weight

-          Comes with a 2-year UK Warranty

-          Part of the ONE system


Gemini 500r 

-          Has a more powerful modelling bulb

-          Has a faster recycling time (at full power only. This is due to the 500W max power, compared to the 600W offered by the KINO600)

-          Has a quicker flash duration (at full power)

-          Is smaller in size



Both of these flashes have positives over the other. The KINO600II+ is more powerful, lighter and has a better colour temperature whilst the Gemini 500r has a quicker recycling time and flash duration, a more powerful modelling lamp and is smaller in dimensions. But with the benefit of being part of the ONE system and the 2-year UK warranty that is on offer with the KINO600II+, we can help but believe that you will benefit more from choosing the KINO600II+.

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<![CDATA[New LED100D MKIII Light]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/new-led100d-mkiii-light https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/new-led100d-mkiii-light Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT

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<![CDATA[ST-IV TCM Function]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/st-iv-tcm-function https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/st-iv-tcm-function Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT

In this Video, we join Portrait Photographer Jason Vaughan as he explains the benefits of the ST-IV TTL flash trigger's TCM Function whilst using one light.


Video created by Jason Vaughan and PiXAPRO


In this Video, we join Portrait Photographer Jason Vaughan as he explains the benefits of the ST-IV TTL flash trigger's TCM Function whilst using multiple lights.

Video created by Jason Vaughan and PiXAPRO

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<![CDATA[CITI600 PRO vs PROFOTO B1X]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/citi600-pro-vs-profoto-b1x https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/citi600-pro-vs-profoto-b1x Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Many photographers are looking to find the best flash, which meets both their technical requirements as well as if they are true value for money. Today we compare two flashes, the CITI600 PRO and the PROFOTO B1X, to see which flash comes out on top.


When it comes to Power, the CITI600 beats the PROFOTO B1X in more ways than one. Whilst the B1X comes with 500W Max Power, the CITI600 PRO has 600w. The PRO also has a much more powerful battery, with a Lithium-ion 28.8v battery, which is double the strength of the B1X Lithium-ion battery at just 14.4V, this shows in the amount of flashes per charge also. At full power, the B1X can manage approximately 325 flashes whereas the PRO can manage approximately 370 flashes, meaning that you are able to get much more out of the PRO compared to the B1X. The Modelling bulb for the PRO also has a stronger output than the B1X, with it being 38W compared to 24W.


For technical features, both the CITI600 PRO and the PROFOTO B1X are pretty evenly matched. Both flashes come with TTL (Through the Lens) and both flashes come with High Speed Sync, which can shoot up to 1/8000 of a second. So, in this regard, both of the lights are a good option.

Recycle times

With both flashes coming with high quality batteries with high voltage, they have both got very high recycling times, but with the CITI600 PRO having a battery that is twice as powerful as the B1X, this also improves the recycling time. The CITI600 PRO has a recycle time of between 0.01 and 0.90 seconds and the B1X has recycle time of between 0.1 and 1.9 seconds. So, the B1X has a much wider time range and the PRO has a much quicker recycle time, making the CITI600 PRO the better option in this regard.

Flash Duration

The Flash duration for both flashes is of high quality also, but there are some slight differences between the two. At T0.1 and depending on the flash power output, The B1X has a flash duration of between 1/400-1/6000 of a second and the CITI600 PRO has a flash duration of between 1/220 – 1/10000 of a second. Therefore, the CITI600 PRO does have a much quicker flash duration, but it also comes with a much wider range of time for the change in flash power. So, depending on your needs and requirements, you can decide which flash best suits you.

Flash Tube Design

One noticeable difference between these two flashes is the design for their flash tube. For the CITI600 PRO, the Flash Tube is attached to the outside of the body, creating a wide spread light. In contrast, the Profoto B1X has its flash tube placed inside the body, making it produce a much narrower and direct light. This design also affects the light when attaching modifiers to the flashes. For instance, when attaching a softbox to the CITI600 PRO, the light will fill the softbox and produce a softer, evenly spread light across the subject. When using the softbox on the Profoto however, as the flash tube is contained inside the body of the light, the light will be unable to spread out over the softbox properly, leaving the user still with a narrow and harsh light, causing a ‘hotspot’.


Comparing the prices of these two products, The CITI600 PRO comes out on top in this regard also. The price for the Profoto B1X can range from anywhere between £1300 to £2000, which is a large sum when you compare this to the CITI600 PRO, which currently costs just £799. And looking at the specifications, we can’t see why there should be such a wide margin in cost, so that is another positive for the CITI600 PRO.


Each of these flashes are built with usability in mind, meaning that they are created to make it as easy and simple to use as possible. Both of these flashes have a net weight of 3kg, but they do differ in the dimensions of the units themselves. The CITI600 PRO has a larger height of 220m compared to 210mm for the B1X, but the B1X is longer and wider than the CITI600 PRO. It has a length of 310mm and a width of 140mm compared to the PRO with has a length of 245mm and a width of 125mm. So, whilst there isn’t much of a difference in the Height and Width of the two flashes, the length of the B1X is approximately 6.5cm longer than the PRO, which is a very noticeable difference and could affect the transport and usability of the flash head. Both flashes come with a high-quality display screen and easy to use buttons/dials, making it less complicated for users and easier for photographers who may not have as much experience with these types of flashes before.


Both of these flashes are very good quality. They both are capable to do a shoot at a very high standard and are more than enough to meet your needs. But after looking into the specifications of each flashes and having an in-depth look at both at them, the CITI600 PRO seems to just have the edge on the B1X. Even though some of the differences are minimal, the extra battery power and stronger modelling bulb, as well as the much faster recycling times means the CITI600 PRO would be the better option to choose.

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<![CDATA[Miniature Photography]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/getting-results-in-camera-miniature-photography https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/getting-results-in-camera-miniature-photography Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT


In this video, we Join Photographer Barry Mountford, as he creates a miniature scene, using a CITI600, PIKA200s and Mixed with Li-ion580II speedlites.



Video created by Barry Mountford and PIXAPRO

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<![CDATA[CITI600 Product Shot]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/citi600-product-shot https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/citi600-product-shot Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT


A video showing a great way of lighting and shooting our CITI600 Flash and teaching you a useful light setup you can use yourself.


Video created by Barry Mountford

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<![CDATA[The Spike]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/the-spike https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/the-spike Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT The Spike 

The Spike is a brand-new piece of equipment that would be an incredible addition to any and every photographers’ collection.

My photography career for the last ten years has mainly been focused on motorsport photography. I found that I needed to find a way to get around the race track quickly into new places whilst also being able to set up the best lighting for the perfect shot. No other piece of equipment that I tried could meet those requirements, so I decided that a new piece had to be created, and that is how the Spike was born. I have spent many years working on creating the perfect Spike, and now I believe I have finally finished it. Many colleagues in the photography world have now commented on how well the Spike works for them in a wide variety of situations.

It is created from a combination of Steel and Aluminium, this makes it incredibly versatile and very lightweight meaning that it can be taken to any shoot without much fuss. The Spike can not only be used as a stand for your lighting, but it can be used as a support for your camera or as a rest. Simply by adding the correct adapter, it is easy to fit a ball-head fitting to support your camera. This piece of equipment is a useful tool if you are trying to take shots of different things which would require you constantly moving position as well as changing your surroundings. This means that you are able to get high quality lighting at a rapid pace as set up is as simple as placing it into the ground. The Spike comes with a spiral base, which means that it can dig into many different types of surfaces and grounds, perfect for nature photographers.

The Spike is now available in two different sizes, 12” and 24”, meaning that it suits whatever scenario you find yourself in. It is also fully extendable, which will give you plenty of different options and choices when it comes to selecting the right lighting for your shot. The Spike can be used with many different speedlight brackets and can be attached to flashes all the way through to the latest CITI600 flash.

The Spike - a Revolutionary mounting stand created by Photographer Colin Brister

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<![CDATA[An introduction to buying Studio Flash Lights]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/an-introduction-to-buying-studio-flash-lights https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/an-introduction-to-buying-studio-flash-lights Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT 1.    Flash Power

Generally, for a small studio or home studio, 200Ws flashes are usually sufficient, however if you have a big studio and require a bit more flexibility, a higher-powered flash may be more suitable.

200Ws flashes are good for both amateurs and professionals alike. They work well in Home Studios or smaller studio spaces as they’re not too overpowering. They work well for photographing children and new-borns as well as small product photography and small groups of approximately two.


400Ws flashes are also good for home studios where you have a bigger space to work with. In a small space you may find 400Ws flash a bit over-powering, depending on the type of look you’re going for. 400Ws flashes are great for portraiture photography or larger groups of up to 6 people as well as photographing larger products.


600W’s are great for use in larger studio spaces or spaces with high ceilings. 600Ws flashes work well for photographing large products such as vehicles and machinery. They also work well for outdoor shoots and for shooting large groups of up to 20 people.


Please note that this is only a guideline and your individual needs may vary depending on your photographic style, and the look you would like to achieve. Also, the amount of lighting that you will be using will affect what flash you can use for example if you have lots of other lighting then you can get away with having a lower wattage flash for a larger area.


2.   Power Range

It's always good to have flashes that give you the option of reducing the flash power down as much as possible. The majority of cheaper flashes on the market, can only be turned down to 1/8 or 1/16 of their full power, which limits your ability to shoot at wider apertures should you need to. Our LUMI II series and Kino II series flashes go down to 1/32. Our Higher-end PIXAPRO STORM II 600, as well as our portable flashes such as the PIKA200 go down to 1/128th of its power. The CITI600 Series flashes can be turned down to 1/256th of its full power, giving you even more flexibility on your photoshoot projects.  


3.   Flash Duration

Flash Duration is how long the burst of flash lasts for. Flashes with shorter flash durations have the ability to freeze motion. Flash duration is not so much of a concern if you are photographing still life, or for shooting portrait where there is very little movement (please bear in mind we have all have slight body movements when standing still), in which case most standard studio flashes should work fine.

However, if you are photographing action such as car racing, sports, children, water splashes etc. you will need a flash that can deliver shorter flash durations to ensure that the motion in the photograph is frozen with no motion blur. The best flash for this is the CITI600 as it has a can produce flash durations of between 1/220 second to 1/10,000 second whilst maintaining colour accuracy throughout.

On the other hand, The STORM II 400 has a flash duration of 1/416second to1/4983 second and the STORM II 600 has a flash duration of 1/316 second to 1/4246 whilst maintain colour accuracy as a result the STORMII400 and STORMII600 are great for wedding, portraiture, advertising and fashion photography as they are lightweight and compact flashes.

Also, the PIKA200 is a great portable flash with a good flash duration of 1/220 to 1/13000. The PIKA200 is great for the photographer on the go as it’s small enough to fit in a pocket but has the power of three speedlights. In addition, with its array of features such as a multi-flash mode which allows you to do stroboscopic photography.


4.   Recycling Time

The recycle time is the amount of time it takes for the flash to recharge after being fired. Recycle time is a very important thing to think about when you would like to take a lot of photos in quick succession. The faster the recycle time the better and the less likely you are to get mis-fires. All of our flashes have a very fast recycle time enabling you capture the perfect image.

CITI600: 0.01 to 2.5 seconds

STORM400: 0.005 to 0.7 seconds

LUMI400: 0.3 to 1.5 seconds


5.   Accessory Fitting

The accessory fitting is the bayonet type is used to mount accessories such as soft boxes and reflectors. Luckily, nearly all of our flashes have use the Bowens S-Type fitting (which is the most common accessory fitting) meaning that they’re compatible with a wide variety of different modifiers. Bowens S-Type is the most common fitting in the studio flash industry however we have more options available.


6.   Modelling Lamp

The Modelling lamp is a continuous light, normally located in the centre of the flash-tube as close as possible to the flash tube. The Modelling lamp is designed to give you an idea of the effect the flash will give once fired. For example, where the light will fall on the subject, or the density and direction of the shadows etc. Some flashes have proportional modelling lamps this means that the brightness of the modelling lamp goes up and down as you change the flash power. Manual modelling lamps enable you can manually adjust the modelling bulb’s brightness.


7.   Optical Slave Cell

Enabling the Optical Slave Mode on your flash triggers that particular to fire when it senses the flash from another speedlight / studio flash. Slave mode is very easy to set up and will enable you use multiple flashes at the same time without additional receivers. However, one of the main weaknesses of using the optical slave function, is that your flashes all require direct line-of-sight in order for the flashes be able to see each other. Bright sunlight can also over-power the flash signal meaning that the other flashes don’t see the flash the they need to trigger from.


8.   Flash Tube

There are two types of flash tubes: Bare-bulb styled, and traditional horse-shoe styled flash tubes.

The main difference between these two types of flash tube is that the bare-bulb styled flash tubes tends to protrude more than the traditional horse-shoe styled flash tubes, allowing the light to radiate in all directions. Bare bulb flash tubes tend to illuminate softbox more evenly and will give a better effect when using with parabolic umbrellas. All PIXAPRO portable studio flashes feature a bare bulb flash tube design such as CITI600, CITI600PRO, Hybrid360 and PIKA200.


Traditional horse-shoe styled flash tubes tend to sit more recessed compared to their bare-bulb counterparts and produce more directional lighting. All PIXAPRO mains powered flashes comes with traditional horse-shoe type flash tube as well as a glass dome (this is a unique feature available on PIXAPRO mains power flash compare to other brands at a similar price point).  By using the glass dome produces a more omni-directional light which gives better spread of light, to get the most out of your flash modifiers. The glass dome adds a bit of protection to the Flashtube, reducing the risk of impact damage.


9.   Radio Flash Triggering System

The PIXAPRO ONE System, is a 2.4GHz Radio frequency flash triggering system that is designed to trigger all of the flashes in the Pixapro eco-system. Since the PIXAPRO ONE system uses radio waves as opposed to light to trigger the flashes, they do not require Direct line of sight, which gives you a lot more possibilities compared to using optical slave systems. All of our current flashes (with the exception of the RIKO400 Ring flash) feature a built-in 2.4GHz flash receiver that is compatible with both our ST-III and ST-IV triggers. This means that you only need one trigger to control and trigger our full range of flashes and speedlites without needing to carry around lots of different triggers.


10.  High-Speed Sync

High-Speed sync enables you to shoot at shutter speeds faster than your camera’s sync speed, enabling you to control the brightness of the sky with your camera’s shutter speed, and then using the flash to illuminate your subject. This feature is perfect when you have-to shoot outdoors on a bright sunny day. For more information on high-speed sync, please see our blog post about high-speed sync.

All of our current Portable Flashes and our STORM II series flashes all support High-Speed Sync.



As mentioned, a lot will depend on your budget but also your preference, shooting style and your requirements. Studio lights can cost a lot of money, but they are worth the investment as they for the most part is very reliable and can last you for many years to come.

We recommend a studio flash should that can be turned down to at least 1/32 of its full power. We also recommend studio flashes that use a Bowens S-Type accessory mount and give the option of adjusting the modelling bulb brightness, and a slave cell. The ability to adjust your flash power from the trigger.

Fast recycling time of 1.5 seconds at full power, or less would also be an advantage, and flash durations of around 1/10,000 of a second which would give you the ability to freeze motion. TTL (an automated system in which works together with your camera’s metering system but using a "Preflash" to determine the correct flash exposure that is required). Multi-flash mode is also handy for creating stroboscopic motion effects. All these are available for All PIXAPRO portable flash and on the STORM II mains power flash range.


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<![CDATA[CITI600 vs CITI600 PRO]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/citi600-vs-citi600-pro https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/citi600-vs-citi600-pro Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT CITI600 vs CITI600 PRO

Many people have been asking the question “Which Flash is better for me, the CITI600 or the new CITI600 PRO?”. So, in this Blog post, we have dived into the stats and specifications and given you the run-down of the positives and negatives of both CITI600 Series models.

Obviously, with the CITI600 PRO being the newer, more advanced model, it is going to have a lot of advantages over the original CITI600, it does also have one or two drawbacks over the original CITI600 model.

New Brighter 38W LED modelling lamp

One of the biggest improvements over the Original CITI600 model, it that the CITI600 Pro now features a new 38W LED modelling lamp, which is considerably brighter than the 10w LED modelling lamp of its predecessor. Unlike the original CITI600 model where you only had three power levels to choose from, the CITI600 Pro’s modelling lamp can now be steplessly adjusted between 100% down to 5% of its maximum power. The new modelling lamp can also be set to proportional, meaning that the modelling lamp will automatically get brighter or darker, in relation to power that your flash output is set to.

New Flash Tube Design.

The CITI600 Pro now has a new flash tube design, sporting the traditional horse-shoe styled design, encased in a glass enclosure, with a frosted front to diffuse the light to prevent hotspots. The flash tube also protrudes further out into the modifier, for better light spread and efficiency.

Faster Recycle Times.

The CITI600 Pro uses a new battery with a higher voltage, allowing for considerably faster recycle times over the original CITI600 model. The Recycle times have been reduced from 2.5 seconds at maximum power, down to 0.9 seconds at maximum power, which is less than half the time it takes the original CITI600 model to recycle. This is ideal for shooting sports or action photography.

Colour Temperature consistency Improved

Another major improvement over the standard CITI600 model is the addition of the new Stable Colour mode, which locks the colour temperature within ±75°K of 5600°K over its entire power range. This makes the CITI600 Pro a good option for photography jobs where colour consistency is critical such as commercial or advertising photography.

Re-designed Angle Adjustment Mechanism.

The CITI600 Pro features a re-designed all-metal mounting bracket with a new stepless angle adjustment mechanism. This new mounting bracket enables you to smoothly and precisely adjust the angle of your CITI600 Pro head to whichever position you require, as opposed to the, notched angle adjustment mechanism of the standard CITI600 model.

 The CITI600 Pro’s mounting bracket has a unique design, featuring second hole and threaded mounting hole so that you can now mount the strobe vertically onto a lightstand when using the CITI600 Pro flash in conjunction with the remote head accessory. To do this, simply get a Pixapro Super Convi-Clamp with the 5/8inch spigot, and then simply mount your CITIT600 Pro Head to it, using the secondary hole on the mounting bracket (please remember to take remove the tightening screw from its primary position, and put it the other threaded hole before attempting to mount your CITI600 Pro head vertically.

Some of The Drawbacks.

Although the CITI600 PRO is the newer, more advanced model, the original CITI600s still excel in some areas. With all the new additions and improvements added to the CITI600 Pro, the dimensions and the weight of the CITI600 Pro has increased to 250mm x 245mm x 125mm compared to the 220mm x 245mm x 125mm of the original CITI600, making the Pro approximately 30mm longer. The original CITI600 is also slightly lighter than the PRO, weighing approximately 2.66kg in total compared to the PRO which weighs approximately 3kg. This means that the original CITI600 is both smaller and lighter than the CITI600 Pro.

Another feature in the favour of the original CITI600, is that you can get considerably more full-powered shots is at full the power per-charge. Some of the battery capacity was sacrificed due to the increased power of the modelling lamp and the faster recycling times. The CITI600 PRO can do approximately 360 full-powered shots on a single charge, as opposed to approximately 500 Full-powered shots on a single charge that the original CITI600 is capable of.


Should I Get the Original CITI600, or should I go for the CITI600 Pro?

The CITI600 Pro wasn’t designed to be a replacement for the original CITI600, it was more designed to be a higher-end version of the original CITI600. Both are very capable flashes, and either model will fit the needs of the majority of photographers out there. If you shoot a lot of commercial/advertising work, where colour consistency is critical, or if shoot a lot of fast-paced action/sports work, then the CITI600 Pro would be the better option for you. However, if you mainly shoot portraits, weddings, or just shoot for fun, then the original CITI600 models should easily satisfy your needs… Though if you have the budget for it, going of the CITIT600 Pro wouldn’t hurt in those situations either. 

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<![CDATA[How to Choose the best Softbox for you!]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/how-to-choose-the-best-softbox-for-you https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/how-to-choose-the-best-softbox-for-you Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT How to choose the right softbox

There’s so many softboxes out there that it can be hard to find the right one. This blog post breaks down all the information you need to know about softboxes.


1.  Size

There are a lot of different sized softboxes available, so it can be hard to know whether you’re getting the right one or not. However, the variety of sizes and distances from your subject can mean endless opportunities. In general, the smaller the light source, the more concentrated and harsher the light will be, and the larger the light source the softer the light is.

Larger softboxes work well for portraiture photography or large areas as they produce softer lighting with more gradual transitions between light and shadow. Large soft light sources also make skin blemishes less apparent, making them an ideal modifier for general portraiture as they produce a quality of light that will flatter pretty much anyone. Larger softboxes are also great for photographing full-length body shots, as well as for photographing larger groups, as larger softboxes will spread light over a wider area.

The most common use size of softbox is 90cm Easy Open Softbox (1-2 peoples) and the largest size is 170cm (which is suitable for larger group).  

Smaller softboxes work well for product photography or macro shots as they produce more contrasty lighting, whilst still reducing specular highlights. Smaller softboxes, also work well for more dramatic and low-key portraiture as you will get more contrast on your subject compared to a larger softbox. We sell a range of smaller and medium sized softboxes such as our 65cm Softbox and our 60x90cm Easy open softbox.

In conclusion, it’s generally useful to have a selection of softboxes to enable you to achieve a variety of different looks. In addition to the physical size of your softbox, distance of the softbox from your subject will affect how your lighting looks. The closer your softbox is to your subject, the quicker the light falls off, and the further your light is from your subject, the less dramatic the light fall off is.


2.  Shape

There are three main types of softbox; Rectangular/Square Softboxes, Strip softboxes (also referred to as Stripboxes) and Octagonal softboxes (also referred to as Octoboxes), and it can often be difficult to know which type to go for, so here is a breakdown of the three main types:

Octagonal Softboxes:

Octagonal softboxes produce pleasing, natural looking lighting, with pleasing round catch lights in the eyes of your subjects. Rectangular Softbox will often be more obvious especially when shooting highly-reflective surfaces as rectangular softboxes will leave a tell-tale rectangular specular highlight or catchlight, which doesn’t look as natural as the organic curves and circles you will receive with an octagonal softbox.

Rectangular / Square softboxes:

Rectangular or square softboxes can be used to emulate window light. In addition, the rectangular softbox are a lot easier to mask and use gobos with due to the straight edges as a result it is easier for you to manipulate the light as well a mirror it on an opposite light. This usually comes with standard lighting kit such as LUMI200 Twin softbox kit etc

Strip Softboxes:

Strip softbox produce a narrow band of light and are most commonly used for rim-lighting your subject, to separate them from the background.  Multiple stripboxes can be arranged in a square or in a triangular formation, to create sort of ring light effect. They are useful for creating side lighting for full length fashion photos or portraits.

30x90cm Easy Open softbox is great for lighting head shots, or half-body shots, and the larger 30x120cm and 35x160cm standard softboxes or the 30x140cm Easy-Open softboxes are great for full body shots. Strip boxes are also really well suited to product photography, allowing you to create strips of light on your product, or can be used to make pleasing gradients when used in conjunction with a scrim/diffuser.


3.  Set Up

At PIXAPRO we have two different types softboxes. Standard Softboxes and Easy Open Softboxes.

Standard softboxes are the traditional styled softboxes that you have to assemble by inserting four or eight rods (depending on the shape of softbox you have) into the softbox’s outer shell, and then insert the other end of the rods into the speed ring located at the centre of the softbox. Standard softboxes are good for use in permanent studios, where they can be set up once, and then left fully assembled as they’re not the easiest to continually assemble and disassemble. Here is a video to show how to assemble a standard strip softbox.


If you would like to use your softbox on the go and keep putting up and taking it down, then an Easy Open Softbox is the best option for you. They feature an opening mechanism like that of an umbrella. Simply rest the softbox on the floor (speedring-down) and then push the runner down along the shaft, until the runner locks into place. Once the main body of the umbrella has been set up, then simply attach the diffusers (and also grid if required) using the Velcro tabs located around the inner perimeter of the softbox.

Here is a video to show how to assemble an easy open softbox


So, if you’re a photographer who is continually on the go, then the Easy Open softbox would be better for you. If you have a permanent studio and you have the room the leave your softboxes assembled, then a standard softbox would be fine, as it will save you a bit of money.

4.  Diffusion

All our softboxes comes with two layers of diffusion, which is designed to produce very even illumination over the entire area of the softbox. The diffusers help to convert the harsh point light source of your flash, into a larger, softer light-source which produces an even and diffused quality of light that is more flattering for your subject.  The Diffusion also reduces specular highlights and deep shadows.

Softboxes are commonly used in portraiture and commercial photography as they replicate the light from a north facing window that was commonly used in the early days of photography to get the best lighting.

5.  Honeycomb Grid

Honeycomb Grids (also known as an Egg-Crates) are used to restrict the spread of light, preventing light from spilling onto areas that you don’t want light to fall, such as on the background when you are shooting a low-key image. Here ate PIXAPRO, we measure our Honeycomb grids in centimetres. The smaller the grid, the more restricted the spread of light will be.

With honeycomb grids, there is a slight loss of light compared to the softbox without a honeycomb fitted. There is also a slight loss of softness since the spread of light is being restricted. However, both issues can be rectified by moving your softbox slightly closer to your subject if possible, this will compensate for the light loss, and make the apparent size of your light bigger which makes your light softer.

Honeycomb grids are especially useful for reducing the chance of getting lens flare when you are backlighting or rim-lighting your subject.


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<![CDATA[Best Free Photo Editing Software]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/best-free-photo-editing-software https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/best-free-photo-editing-software Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT There are so many different editing software’s out there that it’s hard to know which are good and which ones aren’t worth it. Here we break down our pick of the 6 of the best free editing software’s so you can know which is the best for you.



GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Programme and has been running since 1996. It is a free programme used for photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. You get a lot of features that come in premium software, for example photoshop, such as colour correcting, editing brightness and contrast and removing red eyes. It can take a bit of time to master it but they have lots of good tutorials on YouTube as well as a user manual that comes in 17 different languages. 

It is the closest free software to Photoshop so it saves you a lot of money as there is no monthly subscription fee

It is available to download on both PC an MAC (but may require additional software)





Paint.NET is similar to GIMP as it is a free photo editing software modelled on Photoshop. However, Paint.NET was created to be simple and innovative so that you could learn how to use it yourself without any assistance. Similarly, to photoshop it works with editing your photos in layers tabs and an unlimited undo button. In addition, they have a range of special features such as editing brightness and contrast as well as red eye removal, blurring and sharpening images. Furthermore, as well as unlimited undo they also store your history so you can redo anything you may have undone. As well, if you are struggling to use it they have a wealth of tutorials to help guide you.


Unfortunately, Apple users it is only available on PC

Download now on Windows PC


3.Photoshop Express



Photoshop Express is the stripped-down version of Photoshop that allows you to do basic editing on your phone or tablet. You have to have flash installed and a web connection to use it. It can take up to 2GB of photos, they have to be in a JPEG format, uploading can take a while depending on your web connection but it's quick to use once they're uploaded. The app features a range of adjustments such as the basics like cropping, rotation and adding text. You can also auto fix your photos which means that the app will perfectly balance out the contrast, exposure and white balance so you have the perfect image. 

However, this is a very simple editing app and does not come close to the premium version. However, if you just want to do some basic editing to improve your images then this is the perfect app for you.


It is available for download on the App Store (Apple), Google Play (Android) and Windows Store


4. Pixlr



Pixlr is a photo editing app that has the most similar interface compared to Photoshop. They offer a variety of items such as crop, brightness and contrast and rotation. However, it also offers more advanced tools that you wouldn't find in other free photo editors such as the lasso tool and the clone stamp tool. It is designed to be a very easy to use website but if you're struggling they also offer help on their blog as well as having photography tips and 5 crowd favourites of photos made with Pixlr. It is not an app you can download on your PC or MAC however it works in all web browsers. You can download a Mobile App which is a slightly more simplified version of the website.


It is available for download on App Store (Apple) and Google Play (Android)


5. Fotoflexer



Fotoflexer is probably the simplest of the editing programmes but would be good for beginners. You can do basic edits such as cropping, rotating and editing the brightness and contrast. It has no layer tab so you are limited to what you can do but if you want to slightly improve an image it would be great for that. The one feature that this website has is you can edit images directly from Facebook, Flickr, Photobucket and more. A great website if you want to develop your editing skills or make small adjustments to images. You need to have flashplayer installed to use the website


Available on all Web Browsers


6. Photo Pos Pro



Photo Pos Pro's is one of the lesser known software’s on this list but it is rivalling some of the bigger names such as GIMP and Paint.NET. It has a very similar interface to Photoshop with a wide range of features all logically ordered. However, if you're a beginner and having lots of menus intimidates you, don't worry they have a beginner’s filter so you can get to grips with a great piece of software. The 'expert' layer offers more advanced editing options such as adjusting curves and levels as well as using layer masks and the clone stamp. The only down side is you can only save files at a maximum of 1,024 x 2,014 pixels which might be a slight problem if you wanted them printed professionally. Overall, a good piece of software if you're starting out editing your photos or an expert who wants to save some money.

Unfortunately, for MAC users it is only available for download on PC


Available for download now on Windows

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<![CDATA[PiXAPRO Studio Flashes - Best In Test!]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/pixapro-studio-flashes-best-in-test https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/pixapro-studio-flashes-best-in-test Wed, 07 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT

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<![CDATA[The ONE System - Control all your PIXAPRO flashes from the one trigger!]]> https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/the-one-system-seamless-connectivity-with-all-your-flashes https://www.essentialphoto.co.uk/blog/post/the-one-system-seamless-connectivity-with-all-your-flashes Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT

The ONE System

The ONE System is the new revolutionary system that will allow you to control all your lights, be it our CITI600, STORM400, PIKA200, or even Li-Ion580. With the one system you can seamlessly control your flashes with the one trigger, removing the need to use a different trigger system.



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