The New RPS Studio Digital Flash Bracket combines many features desired for
flash photography while incorporating new features that have not been available
to the photographer doing flash photography with a digital SLR.
The first feature is an included electronic shutter release. This two position
release allows the camera to set the exposure and auto focus and fire the
shutter. Prior to this feature being included, the photographer would have to
adjust the zoom of the lens and then reach back to the shutter button on the
camera to take the shoot.This took a lot of time and could result in the loss of
a good shot. The inclusion of the shutter release means that the lens can be
zoomed or if not in auto focus mode, focused, and the shutter fired at any time
without having to move the hand back to the shutter release button on the camera
Additionally, the bracket includes a TTL cord. One does not have to be
A key feature of the bracket is the ability to move the position of the
This allows the photographer to hold the bracket with either the left or the
With most brackets, the photographers is limited to holding the bracket with the
As a result, he/she must focus and or adjust the zoom lens with the right hand.
Because the shutter release is on the right side of the camera, this is contrary
as to how most photographers would normally hold the camera when they are
not using a bracket.
They would usually hold the camera with the right hand, support the camera with
the left palm while adjusting the zoom and focus the lens with the left fingers
and then fire the shutter with the right hand. The new RPS Studio Digital Flash
Bracket allows the photographer
to use the bracket in the same manner making flash photographer simpler and more
This means greater speed and less fumbling.
Finally, the bracket has the ability to maintain the flash above the camera
while the camera is rotated from horizontal to vertical and vice versa.
Other features include the ability to raise the flash more than 12 inches above
the camera and of course the bracket has a quick release shoe.