DIY Tip: Modifying the Honl Speed Grids Step-by-Step

I’m a HUGE fan of David Honl’s hotshoe flash modifiers:  I use his Speed Grids, snoots, gobos, and straps all the time.   The Speed Grid is one of my most oft-used modifiers.  It allows me to constrain the light from my speedlights but gives a lovely feathered edge to the circle of light. I Read more about DIY Tip: Modifying the Honl Speed Grids Step-by-Step[…]

Radiopopper PX Receiver Mod – Version 2

Hi Friends, If you’ve been following my blog the past couple weeks, you know how thrilled I am with my new Radiopopper PX system: combining the best of infrared and radio for remote flash triggering. As I’d noted previously, the new Radiopopper receiver mounting system, while well-designed, doesn’t fit very well in my current system Read more about Radiopopper PX Receiver Mod – Version 2[…]

Of Hair Accessories and Corn Relief – Modifying My Radiopopper Receiver Mount

Hi Friends, Really excited about my new Radiopoppers.  It’s so cool to be able to enjoy all the advantages of the Nikon creative lighting system and radio triggers all in one package! My only issue is the rather bulky rig for mounting the receiver to the flash: It’s fine for many applications.  The mount serves Read more about Of Hair Accessories and Corn Relief – Modifying My Radiopopper Receiver Mount[…]

Beefing up the Justin Clamp

I’m a huge fan of the Manfrotto Justin Clamp (175F Spring Clamp with Flash Shoe).  I have a couple, and use them all the time. They’re extremely versatile, and an indispensable piece of my photography kit. That said, my only complaint with the design has been the push fit connection of the plastic flash shoe (at Read more about Beefing up the Justin Clamp[…]