Bowens, Sekonic & PocketWizard Let Their Powers Combine

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer PocketWizard Plus X First Impressions product photos (1 of 7)ISO 2001-200 sec at f - 5.6

If you’ve been really into lighting and studio setups, you’ll know that PocketWizard, Bowens, and Sekonic are top names in that industry. And for what it’s worth, the three companies are making a pledge to work even closer together. The three members of the MAC Group recently announced that they’ll be trying to incorporate better integration with one another’s products. Previously, this relationship was being built with Profoto–and much integration is still there. However, Bowens is a brand that is sold much more widespread for their affordability and for being the industry standard for light modifier mounts.

What this could mean is something along the lines of firmware for PocketWizard and Sekonic products, but what is also means is either totally new products in the pipeline for both companies. Of course, Bowens should be receiving a total revamp on theirs–which we find to be a tad archaic especially in their radios.

TTL transmission with Canon and Nikon cameras with Bowens lights, anyone? If the trio can do this, then it can change the wedding industry even more than Profoto has already done so. And when it comes to student discounts, very affordable gear may be easily had in packages come school season.

Via Lighting Rumours

Weekend Humor: Canon Asks Nikon to Prom

Chris Gampat Digital Camera Review Nikon D7100 product photos (1 of 7)ISO 5001-200 sec at f - 5.0

Weekend Humor isn’t meant to be taken seriously. So don’t, ya rube.

Now that Sony and Olympus are definitely going to prom together, Canon decided to drum up the courage to ask Nikon out for the big night. Panasonic and Leica have been going steady for a few years now, and they were definitely going to prom. Word has it that they’re a shoe-in for King and Queen, but now that Canon and Nikon are an item, those assumptions are standing on shaky ground. The two have been walking in circles for quite some time now, and it was only a matter of time before they came together. They first noticed each other at their Junior Semi-Formal, and this is their story.

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