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Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Oct 25, 2004, 2:50 PM
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Posted By minutephotos.com
My experience with Studio strobe is now that you...

My experience with Studio strobe is now that you can get by without using a meter.

style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #000000"I currently use two Alien Bee 800's, Joesauction wireless triggers, and a...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Sep 10, 2004, 1:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,970
Posted By minutephotos.com
Which will give better results the above method...

Which will give better results the above method using a white (or grey) card to set white balance for particular lighting situation or shooting as the article says many professionals do,shoot in RAW?...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Sep 7, 2004, 3:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,970
Posted By minutephotos.com
I hav had great success with AWB. I primarily...

I hav had great success with AWB. I primarily shoot in RAW and adjust WB post. I like this method better than trying to set this during or before the shoot. I am getting White balance which gets the...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Sep 6, 2004, 1:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,970
Posted By minutephotos.com
I was told 18% grey cards don't work with digital...

I was told 18% grey cards don't work with digital camara's. I have not tested this but I find I get good results when I use something white in the light I am shooting versus grey. I have usally shoot...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Sep 5, 2004, 1:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,970
Posted By minutephotos.com
So I have had a few days to play around with my...

So I have had a few days to play around with my new light meter.... I have found that an external light meter still does not solve all of you lighting problems. It is not like you just meter and...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Sep 3, 2004, 1:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,970
Posted By minutephotos.com
My solution to the problems I was having with...

My solution to the problems I was having with digital camera and stobes was to buy a light meter, I purchased the Sekonic L-358. I think it is over priced and I probably could have gotten by with an...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Sep 2, 2004, 1:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,970
Posted By minutephotos.com
I have been debating the light meter issue also...

I have been debating the light meter issue also and have been testing using the histogram. The problem with digital cameras is they can only measure ambient light not flash. I think histogram is...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Sep 1, 2004, 6:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,970
Posted By minutephotos.com
Thank you very much on the flash meter info....

Thank you very much on the flash meter info. There is sooo much to learn to be a good photographer. So much for the days when I just put my camera on full auto pointed at the subject and pressed the...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Aug 31, 2004, 4:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,970
Posted By minutephotos.com
I am having the same problem with decision to buy...

I am having the same problem with decision to buy light meter. I have found through experience that if I do indeed need something get the best available. Like the Sekonic 358. I have purchased many...
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