Cactus has kindly sent us one of their foldable softboxes for review. We’re testing the silver version of their 60x60cm softboxes, the CB-60S. This softbox is designed for use on location, which means that it has to be portable, easy to set up and tear down, sturdy, all while providing soft yet contrasty light. Read […]
When Pixel HK asked for people to test and review their first flash unit — the Mago for the Canon E-TTL II system — on FlashHavoc, I volunteered. I’ve received the flash in the mail some days ago and have used it during shoots and in test setups to put it through its paces.
For several years, I’ve been using the Cactus V5 wireless flash transceivers (or radio triggers, as they’re often called) for strobist photography. They are relatively low-cost and very reliable full-manual triggers that can trigger virtually any flash gun from just about any camera.