Stephanie Zettl on Finding No More Limitations

St. Louis wedding photographer Stephanie Zettl has published a review of her new PocketWizard MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 for Nikon on Neil van Niekerk’s blog Tangents.

The review covers her initial testing of the units after an overview of her experience using off-camera flashes, particularly the Nikon Creative Lighting System’s line of sight functionality and associated limitations. She explains her more recent advanced lighting set-ups with flash units hidden, and gives some wonderful example photos to illustrate this. These creative new shots would be impossible with line-of-sight flashes. New PocketWizard Nikon units to the rescue!

Zettl provides a variety of sample shots (including behind-the-scenes images), both indoor and outdoor, which amply illustrate her methodology and results with the new technology.

“The Pocket Wizards are an industry standard when it comes to consistent, reliable radio triggers,” Zettl writes. “In my initial testing of the product I was really pleased with the results. It was extremely easy to set up the units. I would almost call them plug and play. In every shot, the units fire consistently and accurately. This meant I was able to set my lights and focus on my subject versus worrying about if my OCF unit would be able to see my commander as I moved around,” she also writes.

Zettl ends her review with the promise of “more detailed testing to come.” We can’t wait to see more interesting breakdowns of her workflow as she puts PocketWizard technology to the limits. Be sure not to miss the work on her site, or her own blog.

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2 Responses to “Stephanie Zettl on Finding No More Limitations”

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  2. Max Surikov says:

    OCF offers such an awesome addition to photographers arsenal. Once the proper balance with ambient light is achieved, then the flash locations add a great 3D aspect. Great suggestions.