Recently Pocket Wizard released their radio trigger version for Nikon systems with working TTL. This takes the ball game to a whole new level. Not only can you control other flashes in TTL mode, you do not need to have direct line of sight. It so easy to use and setup that it is simply as 1-2-3.
1) You will need a Pocket Wizard Mini TT1 or Flex TT5 for your camera (I used mini TT1).
2) You will need a Flex TT5 for off camera flash.
3) Connect, turn on your flash, leave it in TTL mode, turn on the Pocket Wizard to C1 (both on camera and on the flash), and start shooting
You can access more advance setting via USB port when plug to your computer. That also allows it to be flashed with the latest firmware when Pocket Wizard releases them.
Today, I had to pleasure to test out the pocket wizard with Marni. A young student who one day would love to be an actress. The pictures were taken outdoor around 8:30AM - 9:30AM out in the park.
- Aperture Priority - 5.6 FStop
- ISO 200
- Quality: NEF Raw + JPEG Basic
- Nikon D300s + Pocket Wizard Mini TT1
- Nikon SB800 + Pocket Wizard Flex TT5 mounted on a tripod