i60A + Air 1 – it really works!

I like this set more and more each day. i60A + Air 1 + X-T2 – TTL works perfectly. Have a look at the below picture:

X-T2, AF Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4, Nissin i60A, Nissin Air 1
X-T2, AF Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4, Nissin i60A, Nissin Air 1

This is exactly how TTL exposed, without any correction of the flash or during development. And how it was taken? In what setup? You can see it below:

X-Pro2, Fujinon XF 1-24mmf/4 - ISO 3200!
X-Pro2, Fujinon XF 1-24mmf/4 – ISO 3200!

It seems to be quite hard setup for TTL. But the flash, the controller and the X-T2 together did a great job πŸ™‚

OK, as there were many question regarding HSS, which I don’t use at all, so I haven’t mentioned it before, there is a bad news for those of you who want to use HSS. It does NOT work with my i60A and X-T1 (v 5.0), X-T2 (v 1.0 and v 1.1) or X-Pro2 (v 2.01). And even if it would work at all, by design it is only manual mode and only on-camera: my i60A allows to switch on the HSS only in manual mode. Yes, it allows to switch it on, the indicator shows that it is on, but with exposure times shorter than the shortest sync time, only part of the frame is exposed. This means that the flash emits just single flash instead of burst, covering entire exposure time.

There was also some laughing about Nikkor mounted on X-T2 – here you can read why I do it this way: “And the best macro lens for X-Pro2 is…”. And some more about macro with Fuji here: “Fujimacro”.

Nissin i60A – a new light of Fuji

Today I have received a package – a new flash for Fuji. But no, not the EF-X500, but the Nissin i60A. Why this way? Because of several vactors.First, for EF-X500 I was waiting and waiting and waiting and… nothing. Second, the Fuji flash is still missing on the shops’ shelves, and already is outdated and obsolete – offers only optical remote control while others offer radio controlled strobes, like Nikon SB-5000 or… Nissin i60A. And third – today the EF-X500, which is still missing in shops, costs 2299 PLN. And Nissin i60A – 1326 PLN.

Box of the Nissin i60A
Box of the Nissin i60A

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