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Another advantage to using strobe lighting is simply speed. You want to have that flexibility to really get the shot. Now, when it comes to using a speed light, they are fast, and much faster than the old days. I remember starting flash photography using, literally, flash cubes that you would buy at the store, put on the camera, it would push a little pin up And it would trigger it off and before that, obviously flash technology was even older. Somebody had to load the flash. But, we just can't get that much speed here. If I trigger that flash off and, you know, we go ahead and trigger that, let's just pop it off the camera so it's easy, and I engage it.
It goes off. And then I can push it again and while there's some speed there, it's not that fast. Obviously there's different qualities of flashes out there and when you're looking at speed lights you can get em really fast. We've seen significant improvements. But nothing is going to compare to what we have back here. You see, this is running off of a couple of double A batteries and double A batteries are only so good. The gear I have behind me plugs into the wall or huge battery packs that are just much more powerful. Things close to like a car battery or even more.
This is just going to give us that much more power to work with, and remember when you have power, you have speed. And this is going to let you take more pictures in a shorter time period. If you're working with a model or a subject or you're pressed for time doing portraits, say with an individual for a corporation. This is just going to let you get through the shoot faster and let you capture more frames per second so you could really get more to choose from. And again, at the end of the day, it's all about getting results and having control. And when you're ready for that, you're probably going to step up to strobe lighting.
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