Triple Flash Bracket Yonguno RF602

Sweet little setup by Vimeo member kaydawgy shows a triple flash bracket with Yongnuo Speedlites and Yongnuo RF602 wireless flash triggers. As mentioned in the video, instead of using a single flash at full power, you can use several flashes at low power. This will give you faster recycle times and a broad light source for softer light. This also helps to keep your flashes from overheating too quickly. That large 60" shoot through umbrella also enhances to create the large soft diffused light for portraits. The triple flash bracket can be found (click here).

Triple Flash Bracket
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The Yongnuo RF602 wireless triggers work great for firing flashes off camera, so if you're in a dark venue (i.e. wedding reception), many photographers will spread flashes around the room. Clamp them to the ceiling, throw them in the corners, or use them as backlighting to silouhette subjects on the dance floor (cliche I know). The RF602 triggers also come with a cable to fire off mini plugs and 1/4 plug studio strobes, and an optional cable (purchased seperately) turns them into a remote shutter. These handy little wireless triggers can be found (click here).

Yongnuo RF602
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One thing you need to be aware of with this setup, is that these Yongnuo triggers don't communicate ETTL and can't support HSS (high speed sync) with the Flashes. You'll be working with the flashes on full manual mode. The triggers can only sync to about 1/200ths shutter speed. Important Note: So, if you're at 1/200ths and F/4 to blur out your backgrounds on a bright day, you'll be very much overexposed. To shoot with a shallow depth of field, grab yourself an ND filter. If you don't have the ND Filter to cut out the bright sun, you can still use 1/200ths shutter speed and close down your aperture to say F/16 (no more blurry backgrounds). If you happed to be working at an indoor studio type setting, you should be fine at that shutter speed. You can find a variety of different Yongnuo flash models (click here). [Thanks kaydawgy]

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3 thoughts on “Triple Flash Bracket Yonguno RF602

  1. This is actually the INTERFIT triple flash bracket, the Lastolite one is a bit more compact and about $65. The I have used both and The Interfit one works just as well.

  2. @writersbloc
    That's a great tip about setting the YN560's to slave mode instead of using the rf602 triggers. Yeah they are pretty flimsy huh? By the way, what slave mode do you set them to? S1 or S2 and does it really matter?

  3. writersbloc

    I have the same setup, but I only use 1 RF-602 on the top shoe and set my other two YN560's to slave mode- seems to work just as well. I crushed one of my RF-602 plastic feet, so had to make due without a full set.

    Agree with him on the cold shoe knobs, they're a bit tough to tighten, especially the horizontal shoes.

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