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Wetpixel Live: Strobe Diffusers, When and Why Photo

Wetpixel Live: Strobe Diffusers, When and Why

Most underwater flashguns come with diffusers that can be attached to them to modify their output. When, and when not to use them is the subject of the next episode of Wetpixel Live. Join Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon as he describes what they do and when you should have them on your strobes.

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Wetpixel Live: Foolproof Flash Firing Photo

Wetpixel Live: Foolproof Flash Firing

One of the “dark arts” that are required when you are choosing and setting up your underwater camera is to get your camera and strobes to communicate with each other. Adam Hanlon and Alex Mustard address this on Wetpixel Live, describing the current methods available and suggesting some ideas that will help ensure that your flashes fire when you press the shutter.

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RETRA announces new strobes Photo

RETRA announces new strobes

Retra UWT has announced two new strobes. The Flash Prime has a 100Ws output, controllable over 13 steps with a 130° beam angle and a color temperature of 4900°K. The Retra Flash Pro shares most of these specifications but has a 150Ws output. Both strobes offer electrical connection via an optional converter, with fiber optic triggering as the standard.

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Strobe tests: Inon Z330, Retra Flash and Symbiosis SS2 Photo

Strobe tests: Inon Z330, Retra Flash and Symbiosis SS2

Wetpixel offers the long awaited and definitive test of the Inon Z330, Retra Flash and Symbiosis SS2 strobes. Carried out over the past 6 weeks in the UK and in Egypt’s Red Sea, each strobe has been cycled several thousand times and used in as wide a variety of situations as possible. Inevitably, there will be some questions that remain unanswered so ,to discuss the results and the strobes further, check out the thread in the Wetpixel forum.

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