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Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Jan 10, 2008, 8:49 PM
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Posted By Calicajun
tjsnaps wrote: Does make sense, with difusser...

tjsnaps wrote:
Does make sense, with difusser built right into the the newer flash units all one would need to do is cut the amount of light down. I wonder if Canon (for the 40D) makes a flash unit...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Jan 7, 2008, 8:35 PM
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Posted By Calicajun
inness wrote: Bob, True, you don't...

inness wrote:

Bob,

True, you don't have to bounce the flash off a card attached to the flash but it sure is easier.:-)I used to use the bounce card when shooting weddings (not for all shots)...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Dec 17, 2007, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Calicajun
"If the ceiling is too high or dark wood or ...,...

"If the ceiling is too high or dark wood or ..., diffusers of some sort are as good as you're going to do, but they aren't really good substitutions for bounce lighting if you can do it. "

I agree...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Dec 14, 2007, 6:45 PM
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Posted By Calicajun
Henryp and JimC, Both suggestion are close...

Henryp and JimC,

Both suggestion are close to what I was looking to buy or build. Here is a picture of what I use to work with way, way back. The attachment for the flash came with the 283 when it...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Dec 13, 2007, 6:18 PM
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Posted By Calicajun
Henryp, The flashes you pictured look just...

Henryp,

The flashes you pictured look just like my old 283, only the bounce attachment it came with was about 4 to 5 times larger. Not sure if the larger size makes a difference but it did work...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Dec 4, 2007, 3:05 PM
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Posted By Calicajun
JimC, As usually you are very informative,...

JimC,

As usually you are very informative, expense but informative. Though I was thinking of using everything in manual mode. I know that's a old trick use by those of us from film days and...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Dec 4, 2007, 1:19 PM
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Views: 8,914
Posted By Calicajun
JimC wrote: Not a problem there, as I'm only...

JimC wrote:
Not a problem there, as I'm only planning on using the 283 as a slave unit trigger by a remote. That is if the remote and flash will work with a digital camera. The remote is triggered...
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Dec 3, 2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Calicajun
I'll give that site a look, thanks. Just...

I'll give that site a look, thanks.

Just took a look at the Lumiquest site, nice stuff, pretty much what I was looking to find.

Thanks,

Craig
Forum: Studio Lighting, Flash & Other Dec 2, 2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Calicajun
After reading a few different postshere talking...

After reading a few different postshere talking about bouncing your flash off the celling, a thought (I do get them once in a while) came to mind. As I do agree that when bouncing light from a flash...
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