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Old Jan 23, 2011, 6:39 AM   #1
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Default FBA ontop of my CBA, no LBA at least.

After playing around with the 60D, and the wireless flash with low key shooting with a snoot on my Metz 48 AF-1 and with a sync cord and doing off camera on board flash and metz. I am starting to developed a FBA - Flash buying addiction. I have been eyeing the new Metz 58 AF-2. This is bad, did not think I would be having so much fun with off camera flash.
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Old Jan 23, 2011, 8:00 AM   #2
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Congrats on the most confusing thread title ever

BTW, how are you getting on with the 60D? It looks like a nice upgrade
from the T1i. I'm trying hard to convince myself that I don't need one.
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Old Jan 23, 2011, 8:17 AM   #3
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It is great, love it. If you are trying hard not to get one, don't handle one in the store. It really preforms well. A solid upgrade for a rebel. A side grade for a 50D user.
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It is great, love it. If you are trying hard not to get one, don't handle one in the store. It really preforms well.
I was afraid you might say that!

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A solid upgrade for a rebel. A side grade for a 50D user.
Thanks for the info shoturtle.
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Old Jan 23, 2011, 8:31 AM   #5
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I got my for about 880 dollar in Hong Kong, it was a really good deal. I even got a spare battery and the lcd protector thrown in. I could not resist after playing around with it at the stores.
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Oh the joys of off camera flash! Be careful though, next thing you know your lighting gear alone will take up an entire shelf in your closet. Strobes, snoots, gobos, barn doors, light stands, grids, umbrellas, soft boxes, strip boxes, backdrops, gels...............
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Old Jan 23, 2011, 1:58 PM   #7
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got a snoot already, my wife has put her foot down, I can get a tripod or 2 for the off camera flash, and a reflector and that is it. No grills, soft boxes background and the other stuff.
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Just dont become the guy I saw posting about fibbing to his wife when you over ride the foot and get them anyhow. If nothing else I would strongly recommend umbrellas. I prefer bouncing instead of shoot through although there are several made where you can do both. Biggest problem with shooting through is you get the umbrella splines in the reflections.
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camera's are my 4th hobby, I will not be getting that much more stuff. Now room with all my hobbies.
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