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Old Feb 2, 2005, 9:12 PM   #1
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How much do I need to spend and what brand? Thx
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Old Feb 3, 2005, 2:15 AM   #2
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Hi jbren3160!

I'm writing from Italy, so excuse me for my bad english.-

I'm looking for a Sekonic Flashmate L-308BII. It has support for ambient and flash light. Don't have spot support.

It's about 130 US $.

Hope help you.

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Old Feb 3, 2005, 9:34 AM   #3
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there is a basic rule about equipment. buy good buy once. buy economy buy again.

an excellent meter for overall use as both ambient reflected and incident readings in addition to highly accurate flash reading is the sekonic L358.there is an optionalRF module that supports the pocketwizard remote flash system for an extra $25

lots of bang for the $$$ which is about $250. also highly resellable if you decide you don't feel a handheld meter is your thing.

http://www.sekonic.com/Products/L-358.html

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/cont...078&is=REG
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Old Feb 3, 2005, 4:48 PM   #4
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Claudes,Sjms-Thanks for replying. sjms, I was looking at that very same meter. I like your philosophy. My motto is"You get what you pay for". Thanks again, John
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Old Feb 4, 2005, 5:18 AM   #5
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Excuse me sjms I don't understand.

Do you think that Sekonic L-308BII isn't good for amateur use?

Please, tell me. I'm not an expert about flashmeters so I don't know very well the Sekonic I'm going to buy. Isn't it good?



Thank's a lot. Claude.
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when i look at a tool i look at it in a number of ways

usability, versatility, and quality of build.

the 358 builds on the 308s quality and adds onto it versatility and value as you progress. you can even throw various spot attachment on it. it allows growth as you progress. the 308 is the baseline in the line.

amateurs grow. if they decide the meter is not what they want it is easily sold with minimal loss as long as its kept in good condition. its the mainstream unit and the most popular one on the market today.

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Old Feb 9, 2005, 2:16 AM   #7
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Well, it's all right now.

Is fleshmeter a must in studio photography or I can take three or more shots and adjust exposure with digital camera and the histogram?



Thank's. Claude.
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