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    Strobist: Post your photos and setups

    lets revive this thread, 3 light setup 1 sunpak 611 in homemade beauty dish for key, 1 sunpak 544 in 24x36 softbox right rear rim, 1 sunpak 611 in home made Styrofoam 12 x 40 softbox left rear rim, reflector under face
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    Strobist: Post your photos and setups

    nice shots, good diagrams. well done!
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    Strobist: Post your photos and setups

    There are many adapters out there to use most any soft box with our flash unit. I buy universal mount softboxes and make my own adapters our of ABS pipe and brackets. takes just a few minutes
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    Strobist...............

    no based on the definition in the dictionary as I posted in the first post in the thread. Those pros just understand and teach Strobist style.
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    Strobist...............

    IF you have to equate the weight as difference between a man or woman then its not lightweight............... period. If it needs to be powered by a wall outlet/extension cord or power inverter to bring up battery power to 110V or 220V to operate in the field then its not strobist gear, it is...
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    Strobist...............

    When Hobby, McNnalley, or any of the other Pro strobists agree with you, I will too. LOL
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    Strobist...............

    It is much harder to get professional shots with small flashes than studio strobes or monolights so yes there is a MAJOR difference. People can learn from light placement but that is all.
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    Strobist: Post your photos and setups

    Destin I like the shot and the idea behind it, you just need to change your lighting ratios a bit your main light needs to be much brighter the face on the portrait is a bit flat.
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    Strobist: Post your photos and setups

    I love the idea of this shot and with most of our DSLR's you can set you camera to rear sync, which triggers the flash at the end of the exposure. i have used it several times for long exposure shots
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    Strobist...............

    Is it only me or do some people not get the idea and priactice of being Strobist. If you are dragging studio flashes out into the field and calling them strobist shots, thats not how it works. Here is a definition: 1. strobist 1. A person who habitually uses small, hot-shoe...
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    CHALLANGE! Silhouettes!

    Thank you! that composition is just the basic rule of thirds in practice. the hoop is in the upper right third spot Here is another from the same shoot just different camera settings
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    Northern Lights over Vancouver Island

    Thanks I took a bunch of them and several turned out ok, just not a lot of time to process LOL Out on the far south west end of the Island on the Strait of Juan De fuca, I took the picture from the deck of one if the Cabins I rent out near Sekiu, WA. (Chito Beach Resort)The shot is facing...
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    Northern Lights over Vancouver Island

    Unfortunately not the usual green ribbons hanging in the sky due to a slight marine layer hanging laying over the island but what is interesting is rather than the usual green only color this is the first time that orange and red have been seen in the Aurora, scientists are a tad perplexed...
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    FS: Sony A200 DSLR and Goodies

    good luck!
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    FS: Sony A200 DSLR and Goodies

    Your best bet is either Ebay or break up the set and sell individually. most wont want all that stuff
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