Rogue Safari review: increase the power of your camera’s pop-up flash

Rogue Safari review: increase the power of your camera's pop-up flash

The Rogue Safari flash modifier is a dazzling boost for your camera’s pop-up flash, but does it live up to all its claims?

Best portable flash kit: 6 top models tested and rated

Best portable flash kit: 04 Lencarta Safari Li-on Portable Flash

Do you fancy a portable yet powerful flash kit to use outdoors? We test six of the best portable flash kits available to see which overs the best combination of quality and value for money.

Best wireless flash trigger: 6 top models tested and rated

Best Wireless Flash Trigger: 06 PocketWizard MiniTT1 + FlexTT5

Bring wireless connectivity to your camera and flash. We put six the leading remote trigger systems to the test to see which is the best wireless flash trigger.

Best camera flash for portrait photography: 6 models tested and rated

Best camera flash for portrait photography: Lencarta Safari Li-on Ringflash kit

If you want soft, even lighting, you’re going to want a flashgun. But what is the best camera flash for portrait photography? We took 6 of the best models available.

Flash photography tips: external flash techniques anyone can understand

Flash photography tips: external flash techniques anyone can understand

In this post we run through some of the most effective techniques for using your external flash unit, the most useful accessories, set-ups and more. We’ve also provided a couple handy flash photography cheat sheets to help illustrate the techniques we’re talking about.

Flash compensation: how to get perfectly balanced exposures

How to use flash compensation: step 3

Digital cameras are sophisticated, but they’re not foolproof. Flash photography, for instance, is a minefield of exposure errors. Outdoor portrait photography can end up looking like irradiated over-flashed zombies or sullen under-flashed silhouettes. Using flash compensation to help balance the light flashed onto a subject and blend it perfectly with the background is a must for natural-looking pictures.

Review: Flash Wave III RX wireless flash system

Review: Flash Wave III RX wireless flash system

The Flash Wave III RX wireless flash transmitter and receiver system is affordable, but how well does it work? Read our review to find out.

6 top flashgun diffusers tested and rated

6 top flashgun diffusers tested and rated

Are you using flash to improve your photos? Or do you want to? If so, then you’ll want to read our latest group test of key photo accessories.

This week we’ve tested six top flashgun diffusers that soften the light for more subtle results. Find out how they rated.

Stay balanced: master using flash with manual shooting mode

Master using flash with manual shooting mode to balance with ambient light

Using manual shooting mode and manual flash power gives you greater control over a scene. Find out how to balance the two in this quick and easy guide.

Off-camera flash: 3 easy ways to fire your flashgun remotely

3 easy ways to use off-camera flash

Using off-camera flash is consistently one of the most challenging aspects of photography that we hear from readers. To help you along, we spoke to our trusted experts to find the three easiest ways to fire your flash remotely.