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Old Apr 6, 2007, 6:37 PM   #1
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I've been a wee bit busy today building that < $10 macrostudio and the wireless flash setup with the FL50 and a set of cheap ebay wirless transmitter/recievers. I've also put together some home made snoots too. Here's the first set of shots -

All shots taken handheld with the E1 + 14-54ZD, FL50 (manual mode) + wireless remote:

1. Flower (taken about 3-5cm from front of the lens). I deliberately overexposed this one by 1 stop on the flash just to see what it would look like.





2. Profile - 3-5cm from the front of the lens:



3. My Watch




4. Top profile




5. Finally a shot of me with the home made snoot - the flash was sittign on a couple of cushions, while I was holding the E1 in my left hand.



Let me know what you guys and gals think. Comments and critiques more than welcome.


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Old Apr 6, 2007, 7:03 PM   #2
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Love the last one! Very creative.
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Old Apr 6, 2007, 11:41 PM   #3
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hey Harj
thats great
the watch turned out really well

so did it cost $10 ?

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Old Apr 7, 2007, 9:03 AM   #4
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Hi Guys

Thanks for the comments. I was very suprised who well they came out, although I gave up having to use the E1 on the tripod and swtiched to just going handheld - I just can;t get used to not using the LCD when the camera's on a tripod. Regards costs for putting it together - I'd say it was about $5 - I found the box (12*12*12) at home, bought some tracing paper and some tape and thats it. Not a bad setup for < $10 and the wireless kit was only $30 from ebay and they just work.

Now I need to sit down and plan a few wee little projects and see what I can come up with - esp with using the 383 as a second light source.

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hi Harj

you have any detail on this wireless flash Harj
I dont remember seeing anything of it

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Old Apr 7, 2007, 2:53 PM   #6
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Hi Riley

I got the idea of the wireless flash setup from strobist.com - check out the all Lighting 101 basics which is just seriously good source of info and ideas. The wireless remotes I got off ebay for just $40 for a transmitter and 2 receivers. For the FL50 I ended up buying a Kaiser Hot shoe PC adapter for £6.00 and I know I am slowly getting my head around using the flash heads as strobe's - the FL50 is really easy to use in manual mode although the Sunpak 383 is still testing me!

Here's the link for the wireless transmitter:

http://cgi.ebay.com/16-Channels-Wire...QQcmdZViewItem

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