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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 4:40 am 
I was thinking whenver I upgrade bodies, should I buy another speedlight?I wouldn't wan tto shell out on another SB-600 or anything so would maybe another 3rd party speedlight work with it( I would guess not but I am really looking for suggestion.)

I need some Answers
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I am not sure what I am supposed to buy to hold umbrellas, where can I find something that will hold the speedlight and umbrella?

If I bought a Pocket Wizard could I get like 2 slaves to use with, and at the same time use the CLS to control my SB-600 off camera? Or would I have to use the pocket wizard for all three?

Could I buy some slave flashes and a pocket wizard and control them and my SB-600 without any wires? Or would I still have to buy something to connect the SB-600 to the camera?


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:47 am 
I don't think you get CLS with non-Nikon speedlights. I've read that the Sigma ones are quite good if you are willing to do without it.

Are you planning to use two of them simultaneously? I've seen some interesting shots taken with two at the same time but using different colour gel filters.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:49 am 
Yeah, that is kinda what I am going for, I might just get another SB-600 when I have the cash after the upgrade because the result if done right look very cool.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:56 am 
Yes, the results can look very cool if done right. Here'sone that I like.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 6:01 am 
Yeah that is pretty cool. I just don't know if it would be worth the extra $200-300.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 6:06 am 
I think only you would be able to fully answer that question. I think you take great shots though and I'm sure you'd use it well. If you continue to get yourself in books and magazines it may well pay for itself. :)


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 6:24 am 
Thanks, I wasn't planning on buying soon anyway, just trying to see what your guys opinions were.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 12:49 pm 
I suggest you see this video on YouTube, demonstrating the CLS.

Now, if Camera Labs already had tutorial videos... (hint, hint)


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:45 pm 
Yeah, I have watched that a couple times before. I don't think I will shell out that much after an upgrade, I would rather focus on glass and stuff for shoots.

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Still need help on the questions guys, please shed some light on this.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 10:14 am 
I read on another thread that your ring flash wasn't working, have you got a new one? I saw an accessory that allows you to put two normal flash guns on a ring and mount it on your lens.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:21 pm 
Yeah I just bought a cheap one, I have seen those before those before but they are a bit pricey. I might buy one later on next year or something.


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