The Magic Of Pocket Wizards and Other Triggers
Using Radio Transmitters
Pocket Wizards can be used in a few different ways- as a remote, with speedlights, and for firing strobes. They’ve worked much more effectively for me than infrared remotes or cheaper versions and can send signals from up to half a mile away. Not to mention you usually only need 2 of them since strobes will optically slave, meaning you can use as many lights as you want.
0:30- Explanation of radio transmitters
1:25- Why I switched from ebay triggers
2:22- Attaching to the camera and lights
3:00- Testing our light
5:20- Why you only need 2 of them
7:10- Using a transmitter as a remote
7:40- Trigger cables
8:55- Setting a chain with the camera, speedlight, and strobe
10:00- More expensive isn’t necessary
Question of the Day
What are you using? Have you had better luck with certain brands?