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Old Jul 23, 2011, 9:25 AM   #1
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NEX5 + ring light



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photos with ring light (NEX5 + 16mm) - full cloudy sky - better than flash light









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Old Aug 3, 2011, 8:05 PM   #2
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02:30 a.m. ... rain ... total darkness
NEX5 + Tokina 80-400 @400mm + 32-LED-ringlight
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Old Aug 4, 2011, 9:30 AM   #3
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... photo without ringlight, raaaaainy, 400mm, 4 meters distance

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Old Aug 4, 2011, 10:16 AM   #4
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I don't like it on the close-up shots... It's still too bright, like a regular flash. However, it does seem to make a nice fill-flash, when you're further away from your subject.
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Old Aug 4, 2011, 12:19 PM   #5
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You can select 7 steps of brightness ... and reduce brightness on NEX
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Old Dec 10, 2011, 1:55 PM   #6
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Hi,

I have a nex-5 and have been trying to get some external flashes working. I have a yn 460-ii triggered by the tiny nex flash. I don't really like this set up as you have to mess around trying to block the triggering flash.

Anyway, I would like a set up like this to use as a fill light. Can you let me know how you are triggering this?

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Never mind. Just realized this ring 'flash' is just a continuous LED ring light.
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Old Dec 10, 2011, 6:23 PM   #8
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No, you can set it for FLASH ooooor RINGLIGHT

FLASH - full/left/right - seven steps each,
RINGLIGHT - seven steps.

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to mess around trying to block the triggering flash.

Anyway, I would like a set up like this to use as a fill light. Can you let me know how you are triggering this?
you can block triggering Sony flash totally using an infrared clamp.
Same is for Meike FC100 FLASH using an IR slave.


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