New York Comic Con 2012 Is Happening: Photos Using the Olmypus OMD EM5, Paul C Buff Einstein E640, and PocketWizard Plus III Triggers

I’ve just returned from California after an extremely awesome trip, thanks to Sony. But there was and still is no rest for the weary. This is just a quick update to let people know that Comic Con 2012 is happening right now in NYC. Yesterday, I used to the Olympus OMD EM5, Voigtlander 17.5mm f0.95, PocketWizard Plus III triggers, and the Paul C Buff Einstein E640. In my opinion, the kit was excellent. The only major issues I had was that I forgot to turn off the IR triggering mode so that whenever someone else’s flash went off, mine would too. But eventually, I looked at the manual and figured it out. The color output from the Einstein is super consistent and all the images were shot bare bulb or bounced off of a ceiling of some sort. Accounting for the fact that the Javitz Center has 45 foot high ceilings, I was amazed at how just how much power the light could output. The Voigtlander was a bit tough to focus sometimes so what I often did was opened the lens up and then stopped it down; otherwise it created a super dark viewfinder.

And the results so far? Well, you tell me. A full report is yet to come, so stay tuned.

Gear Used

Image Samples


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