Earlier this month Michal Tomasewicz and myself got introduced to a new lamp by our Photographer friend Jose (Pepe) Carrillo. We where going to Valencia for a shoot Michal was doing at the great museums there. We used LED lights on some stuff, but wooow that flash was amazing, truly an improvement from years of Canon Speedlights, Lumydyne, Elinchroms on location (all great lights) but nothing like this one.
As you see from the natural light overview and the finished image on the top, it is amazing what some knowledge and great light can do. It's some very simple steps to get a result like in Michals image.
TTL works wonderful, between your camera and the TTL-316C transmitter it's just to use a higher shutter speed for a darker background, then adjust the light on the subject by the disired f-stop on your camera.
No more heavy battery packs to carry around. Replaceable memoryless Li-ion battery 12V-7000mAh
Using the Q6 c/n 600ws flash makes me think of a couple of historic events. Like going from Internet with a phone line from the wall to at a very slow speed to wireless (Wi-Fi) fiber +++ sure freed me up. For me getting wireless phones was huge, have you hade a phone conversation with a cord in the wall lately?! Point made, you get freed up, no more need of looking for outlets, generators or heavy annoying battery bags.
Let me give you some specs with what makes this lamp so much fun and good.
The flash got 1/8000s HSS built in remote control( 1/64 to 1/1)
Memoryless Li-ion Battery inside flash with 12V-7000mAh.
You can buy additional batteries for only EUR 80 or US$ 85 a piece.
LED model light, bulb 12V 35W (with energy saving mode)
About 300 times of flash at full power, the facory say 320, but I want to be on the safe side so I write 300.
You can use and control; up to 3 lamps from the sender and many channals.
The lamp Support NIKON series camera's to realize Hi-speed flash. You will need to buy 1 set NiceFoto Hi-speed trigger NK1)
Triggering with inner 2.4GHz remote control. 100m (328ft)
Recyckling time 0.1 -3.5 seconds.
1st curtain and 2nd curtain sync.
Buzz Yes (ON/OFF)
NIKON Owners: The lamp Support Nikon series camera's to realize Hi-speed flash. You will need to buy 1 set NiceFoto Hi-speed trigger NK1)
This lamp can be bought from FotoStilFondo, Valencia, Spain. Been in business for 25 years and very dependable in every way. I thought many many seminars all over Spain for them for the last 2o years!
They are having a special right now. Normal Price EUR 642,00 NOW until June 15th 2015. EUR 560 including free shipping worldwide. http://fotostilfondo.com/shop/en/fotostilfondo/1984-flash-autonomo-q-600w.html
To sum up what you get when buying this lamp:
1. Flash head with movable battery 1pc
2. TTL-316C transmitter 1pc
3. Charger 12 V 1pc
4. Belts 2pcs
5 Aluminum case 1pc
6 Manual 1pc
PS. Again I remind the readers that English is my 3rd language so please forgive my bad English:-)
PSS. Feel free to email me on kenneth @ kennethlinge. com if you have any questions.
Response: http://www.ignitese.co.uk/LED lights for photo shoots, a perfect combination, it gives bright light which is essential for photography now that LED flash is also amazing, truly an improvement from years of Canon Speedlights, . wonderful product good to read the post.