Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Why I Stopped Using Alkaline Batteries In My Speedlights And You Should Too!

Out with the old and in with the new! 

That's what I said about the batteries in my speedlights not so longs ago.  For as long as I could remember I was using just regular old Alkaline batteries to power my speedlights on location.  Not only was I wasting a ton of money (while definitely getting my money's worth from my Costco membership), I was also wasting a ton of time waiting for my flash to recycle everytime I took a photo!

I decided it was time to make a change... 

The day was Amazon Prime Day 2016, Panasonic Eneloop Pro rechargeable batteries were 70% off so I thought "what harm could come from ordering some?" I also ordered a couple external charge packs for my flashes (which were not on sale but still really affordable.) Once the batteries arrived, they made such a difference that I ordered 12 more at regular price because I knew this would be a complete game changer! Check out the video below to see how different types of batteries effect your flash recycle time.  You'll be amazed at the results!

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Until next time,
Jeff C.