“Fast Way to be a Photographer”

        If you want to be a photographer, the hardest part is choosing the camera and learning how to use it. But, once you figured out what camera you want for your photography, the next step is to get lighting equipment for your studio. From all the research I have done and products I bought, I have listed below the best one’s and the best site to purchase them;

einstein flash 1

  1. Einstein E640 Flash Unit – website link $499

Product description:

  • 9 f-stop power variability (2.5 Ws to 640 Ws)
  • all-digital control from enormous LCD display
  • global plug-and-play from 95 to 265 VAC
  • adjustable in precise 1/10 f-stops
  • action-stopping up to 1/13,500 second (t.1)
  • color consistency +/- 50° at any power
  • bright, voltage-controlled 250 Watt modeling lamp
  • frosted dome cover reduces UV emission
  • audible and visual recycle indicator alert options
  • “Easy Set” button for quick return to default settings
  • complete remote control capability with CyberSync™

octagon softbox

2. Fotodiox EZ Octagon Softbox 60″ – amazon link $129.95

Product Description: This uniquely designed softbox is perfect for studio and location shooting. It is made with Fotodiox high quality reflective and diffusive material. The dome of the softbox is made of durable Pro-grade omni-bounce silver reflective fabric with black backing. It also features a white diffusive baffle inside the dome to provide softer lighting as needed. A diffusive white fabric closes the front of the softbox and is attached by Velcro. The strip shape and narrow width keeps the light spread to a minimum keeping the light off the background even when shooting at full length. The strip box shape helps provide the right amount of highlighting to add volume and drama to the subject, works great as a hair-light or edge-light.

beauty dish

3. Fotodiox Pro Beauty Dish 22″ $99.95

Product description:

  • Diffuses light to provide high output with moderate feathering
  • 80 Degree reflector dish in heavy-duty aluminum construction
  • Included white diffusion cover
  • Lightweight egg crate design grid produces controlled light source
  • 24 month manufacture warranty

Of-course you will need stands for these lights and softbox.  There you go! You’re an instant photographer. Practice your new toys with friends and family members. Also, don’t forget to install Adobe Photoshop on your computer.