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  1. KhronoS

    Buying studio lights dilemma.

    Hello guys. I didn't post for along time here, but I kept reading you. There's lot of info around here. So what's my problem? Well, I have 1500$ and by the end of this month I need to buy a 2 lights setup. I will also need a battery since I am going to shoot mostly outdoors. I tried to look...
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    "Camera doesn't matter" fact not true?

    Ok, so for 2 years I shoot with may old faithfull Canon 40D. The photos were ok, sometimes were kind of soft but i blamed on the glass (i have a 28-135mm f/4-5.6). And i was convinced that my 40D was as good as a Pro camera but only lacking the pro features and color reproduction, and that the...
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    Problems at working with Elinchrom Sckyports.

    After a bit of investigation, i bought myself a pair of Skyports to get my 430EX flash of the camera. So basically i have a transmitter and a receiver, and an adapter so that i can connect a PC cable to my flash. So I connected the receiver to the adapter of the flash, put the transmitter on...
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    Anyone knows the Nissin SpeedLite Di622 trigger voltage?

    I plan to buy the Nissin SpeedLite Di622 to use it as an off-camera flash. And I have those Cactus V2 wireless flash trigger. So i need to know the voltage of this Nissin flash due to the fact that cactus triggers works only wit voltage of 12V or lower. (or so i've heard)
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    The photos are named wrong..

    For a few months now, my photos are not named: IMG_0001, IMG_0002, IMG_0003, ....., IMG_9998, IMG_9999, etc. as usual by the camera, but are named like this "_MG_0001" with "_" instead of "I", it's quite annoying because everytime i have to batch rename them. I treid by reseting the Image...
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    Noise problem...

    So i recently started to retouch a lot of photos. And i have noticed on a lot of them a huge amount of noise even at very low ISO. Here is an example. A full size crop from a RAW image which was taken by a Canon 40D mounted with a 50mm lens at f/11 shutter speed 1/60s and ISO 200... Is this...
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    Off camera lighting questions.

    After talking to a friend and read somethings about off camera light, i decided that i definitly have to go with this system, because i got tired of plain flash straight to face (sometimes maybe bouncing flash). I already have a 430EX Canon flash. And decided i will start by using this one with...
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    White Balance problem or camera problem... please help

    Recently i was at a wedding as a second shooter and i have encountered a quite odd problem. Only when i was shooting with the flash. I don;t know what is the problem. Because you can't fix it with color temperature. Only the dress has the bluish tint and sometimes even the shirt of the groom...
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    Sigma 10-20mm or Canon 17-40mm L

    I wish to buy a wide lens (as wide as it can get :)) ), but a very good lens as well. Until recently i was convinced i will gonna buy the Canon 17-40mm f/4 "L" lens, due to the massive amount of good reviews for this one and for "L" lenses in general. But, a friend told me that i should...
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    Question about Canon 430EX Flash

    OK, so i bought myself a brand new flash, and i;m quite excited. Played with it for a while. And tested some functions. Now i have a question, it is possibile to fire the flash wireless?.. i mean without being connected to the camera. It's explained in the manual, but only tells me how to make...
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    Color space problem.

    Yesterday i have encountered a problem with the colors, i was working on a picture in photoshop and when i was saving the picture started "lose" colors, became a little washed out, and i thought that was a Photoshop problem . Well, i was wrong and came to this solution: Well, i have decided...
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    Photoshop problem, i think...

    Ok...been modifying photos for a while and today noticed something... When i Save As a JPG.. it seems that all the colors seem to wash out and the picture start to get a little desaturated... Tried a lot of things, like saving in different formats, different color spaces. But every time i open...
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    Problem with my 50mm lens...

    I have a canon 50mm f/1.8 lens... i saw that a lot of my pictures are not very sharp... so i printed a focus chart and did a test (plenty of assurance to be sure that all i`m doing right) and i saw that my lens is back-focusing.. Anyone knows what is to be done?... If anyone wants some...
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    Lightroom question (about metadata)

    Ok so I'm using Lightroom for quite a while now. Been putting keywords, and metadata informations, but i ran in a problem. It seems that Lightroom doesn't save the metadata into the file, it only remembers the setting for the particular file (like it does with all other modifications, so that it...
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    What do you think about this flash gun?

    A friend of mine found a Cullmann dc 32, and i was wondering if i can use it as a slave for my Canon 40D... At this time i can`t have it to say if it`s working or not.. or at least try, i even don`t know how it looks. I tried to google it but didn`t found any useful information about it. What...
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    RAW or DNG?

    Since i`ve bought my new DSLR, i've taken the advice of the pros and shot in RAW which i can see it`s starting to occupy a lot of space ( i have more the 3000 raw files stored on my drive, in a few days i`m buy an external drive of 500GB so i guess that wouldn't have to be more of a problem)...
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    A question about UPS

    In a few days i would like to buy some gear from B&H. The gear will be sent through UPS, and being the first time i buy of the internet, i have a question: How will the package arrive? It will arrive at my local postal office? Or, at my doorstep? P.S. Hope i posted in the right thread...
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