Need some help....

Discussion in 'Photography Equipment & Products' started by zoe08, May 9, 2006.

  1. zoe08

    zoe08 TPF Noob!

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    Ok first of all I have a Nikon D70.

    I am thinking of getting an off camera flash. I am going to do some bridal shots outside on campus for my sister in June. Her wedding photog offered to let me use her reflector, gold on one side/silver on the other. I was wondering if I would need the off camera flash for fill lighting maybe?

    Anyways. I dont really know anything about them so I was wondering what is the best kind to get and how much do they cost? Also, do they run off the camera battery? And where can I find one of those dome things you put on to diffuse the light and how much do they cost?

    Also, will I need a light meter?

    Sorry for all the questions!! Thanks!!
     
  2. benhasajeep

    benhasajeep TPF Noob!

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    B&H and Adorama all list them online if a local camera store does not have them. Inexpensive ones and even brand name ones are all over ebay. There are a couple studio lighting and background stores on ebay but I am not so sure their pricing is that good. There are a couple ebay stores that have imports for a decent price. But have to watch it. They actually make their money with inflated shipping costs.

    If your local store doesn't carry it or if you don't have a good local camera store. Check out the links at the bottom.
     
  3. XPRO.US

    XPRO.US TPF Noob!

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    Best thing to do is call a camera store with knowledgeable staffs that are photographers them self. I've always get my questions answered regardless if I purchase from Mel Peirce camera in Hollywood or what not. Ask for Mario.

    www.melpiercecamera.com
     

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