Nikon Flashes/triggers

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  1. Coldow91

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    OK so I decided that I am going to get one or two SB-28dx.
    I know people are going to recommend sb-600/800 but I don't want to or think I need to spend that much money for what I want these flashes to do. Unless, someone tells me that this is the worst flash I can buy.

    My question is what do I need to trigger this flash off camera with my D40? (link please if possible)


    Lastly what are pocket wizards?


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    This site helped me out a lot.

    http://strobist.blogspot.com/2006/03/lighting-101.html


    Here's the PocketWizard site. They're wireless triggers and kind of expensive, but uber popular and reliable. Some light meters actually have a built in PocketWizard trigger.

    http://www.pocketwizard.com/

    I did see somewhere that there are some wireless triggers that are cheaper (read not as good as the pocket wizard) but still great for general home/learning use. I don't remember that link though.
     
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    Thanks that helped out a lot
     
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    Can somebody give me a link to the remote triggers from ebay the guy was talking about in the strobist video above? thanks
     
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    No. because it's just as fast for you to type "flash trigger" into ebay. If you don't get 50+ results then you spelt it wrong.
     
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    Honestly as is shown on strobist you do not necesarrily need a dedicated flash to acccomplish excellent lighting. He suggests Vivitars throughout his site.
     

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