Searching for some highly effective, versatile lighting for images out and in of the studio? Maybe one thing somewhat out of the norm? One thing that works properly in actually tight areas? Then, maybe the brand new Godox AD-S200 stick flash head is perhaps for you. It has a lot potential.
Have in mind that is solely a flash head, it’s designed to connect to the Godox AD200/Professional, however boy, is it cool! I had a lot enjoyable with this mild on a current Halloween shoot, it is going to be getting used time and again.
Out of the field, it’s fairly easy to make use of. Take away the usual AD200 Flash head and clip within the AD-S200. However as there aren’t any batteries (it’s powered by the AD200), it’s able to go as soon as plugged in. This mild is sort of highly effective. You’ll be able to set it anyplace from full energy all the way down to 1/128, which is dictated by the Godox AD200 or from the Godox set off (X1). I used it lately for portrait shoots, getting our Halloween on! Let’s have a more in-depth look!
Word: Godox despatched the AD-S200 package to overview. Nevertheless, it is a fully impartial overview. All ideas about this mild are our personal.
- Easy to make use of, simply hook up with the AD200Pro, flip the AD200Pro on and shoot
- Minimalist design, Small and light-weight, simply to clip to mild stands
- 3600 clear flash tube, mushy even mild. The sunshine is simply so stunning
- Good for capturing in restricted house
- Solely is available in one dimension**
- Doesn’t presently include gels that would simply slip excessive (however you can also make your personal)**
- Can solely be used with the Godox AD200Pro (not precisely a con, simply one thing to be famous)
- No modeling mild
** To be truthful most of those should not actually cons, extra of a want record on my half
Godox AD-S200 — Technical specs
The entire technical specs are from the Godox web site/advertising materials.
- Flash Energy: 200Ws
- Flash CCT: 5800K+_200K
- Dimensions (excluding energy cable and together with the barn door): 652x210x60mm
- Web Weight (together with barndoor): 1.12kg
Godox AD-S200 — Versatility
The AD-S200 contains a 360° clear mild tube design, providing flawless protection of sunshine that fills each nook in complicated settings akin to automobiles, dressing rooms, and extra. Furthermore, harnessing its distinctive cylindrical lighting attribute, the sunshine wraps round your topic evenly, producing a mushy and pure illuminance even with out an extra modifier. Add some gels … oh what enjoyable could be had.
Delivering mild straight from the stick flash with none diffusion, the AD-S200 brings out vivid colours, clear textiles, and complex particulars in images, elevating your work to an entire new stage. It may be hand-held (it doesn’t get very popular) or on a lighting stand.
Construct high quality
Small and durable, the adapter locks in securely and comes out simply. The cable is a lot lengthy sufficient for many jobs and is nonslip. Undecided what the cylinder is manufactured from however I don’t suppose it’s glass. It’s fairly sturdy and sturdy, it doesn’t get overly sizzling both.
Out of the field
It is available in a helpful carry case with the flash head adapter and cable. There’s additionally a extremely cool barn door attachment. Within the under pictures, I had the barn doorways open simply barely, permitting a slice of sunshine to shine on my shopper.
Godox AD-S200 — Increasing prospects
Due to some revolutionary know-how this little flash head may simply change the best way you see velocity lights. Small and compact however very highly effective for skilled inside lighting (and even exterior). Nice for small compact areas and even within the studio, and nice for product/portrait images. Versatile and adaptable to no matter you need to use it for. And the perfect half, easy to make use of.
I mounted mine on a lightweight stand, it has the usual Godox AD200 thread, I used the sunshine stand adapter (for the AD200). You might mount it on a growth arm in addition to maintain it, or place it in a tree, on a automotive dashboard … so many choices.
It’s so easy to make use of. It offers wonderful mild and the barn doorways help you give only a small sliver of sunshine in your topic. Making dramatic portraits a breeze. A modeling mild would make it barely simpler to see precisely the place the sunshine is hitting. However a number of check pictures and it’s fairly simple to work out.
Mannequin & HMUA: Hary Might
Digital camera settings: ISO100, f/5.8, shutter velocity min 1/160 seconds