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 Post subject: On location
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 12:48 am 
I always am in need of a plug in for my lighting at very random locations like at a run-down building at night. I love shooting portraits at night, problem is I can't do it as much as I would like because places like these don't have plug-ins.

Do you know of any portable like plug-ins or something similiar?

P.S. my only idea so far is to have one of the people I am with bring a car and I can put a car adapter plug in thing and run it from the car.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 2:38 am 
What do you need a plug for? Lighting strobes, camera, what?


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 4:05 am 
lighting. I use construction lighting so I need a plug in.


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I think the car battery is the only viable option...


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:19 am 
damn. well I guess that will have to do.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 12:46 am 
You could get turbo battery packs that would cost the same as a whole system of wireless, mobile, battery-run, hand-held, compact, speedlights (hint, hint :wink:)

Other than that your basically stuck with the car battery.

Check this out:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=TRguyR8yFI8


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:28 am 
:!: Be careful. You can get seriously injured if you handle a car battery in a wrong way. Your local mechanic should be able to give you a few safety tips.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 4:09 am 
hehe, I'm not playing wtih car batteries I am just using a ciggerete lighter plug-in adapter. It is perfectly safe.


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