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The automotive strobist setup pic thread

 
lcrazyaznl
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Jul 16, 2012 12:09 |  #2521

I think Vagabond minis aren't too bad a thought for each light im running 2 for three lights.


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Jul 17, 2012 15:03 |  #2522

RaymondXTi wrote in post #14721793external link
what battery packs are you using on each light? the vagabond minis? I'm dying to get rid of my vagabond and all the damn cables

lcrazyaznl wrote in post #14724221external link
I think Vagabond minis aren't too bad a thought for each light im running 2 for three lights.

Yep! Using the mini's. I know that one mini for each strobe is probably a TAD overkill, but it's REALLY nice not having to worry about tripping over cords and easily moving your strobe/stands independent of each other.


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Jul 18, 2012 23:08 |  #2523

izthistaken wrote in post #14721016external link
It's very possible. I have 4 speedlites, and sometimes use them during the day at full power....which sucks. Getting a circular polarizer this week to help out! :D

You need a couple more speedlites with some power. ;)

But wouldn't a CPL kill flash power as well?


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Jul 19, 2012 01:38 |  #2524

Nismode wrote in post #14737938external link
But wouldn't a CPL kill flash power as well?

Of course. You loose about 1.5 stops.


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Jul 19, 2012 08:17 |  #2525

jjphoto wrote in post #14738364external link
Of course. You loose about 1.5 stops.

Exactly, so if you need full power from a speedlight in the day, and you have a cpl which would lower the ambient by 1.5 stops, you'd still need to shoot at 1/1, no?


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Jul 24, 2012 01:50 |  #2526

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3 strobes used ( YN-560's )

1 on the left side, one on the right side and one in the car.forgot to take a setup picture :(

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Jul 24, 2012 03:10 as a reply to Clignoteur's post |  #2527

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Jul 24, 2012 10:30 |  #2528

Important to remember as well that the CP cuts light in one plane (vertical / horizontal/ etc) so how your flash hits panels and glass effects how it looks with the CP on as well




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Jul 25, 2012 12:41 |  #2529

First post in this forum... Curious to see the comments

Pictures are from a shoot i had last week with a friends BMW 850i

One YN560II 1/4 power camera right (1 meter above ground), one 580EX II 1/4 power camera left (about 1,5 meters above ground).

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Jul 25, 2012 12:54 |  #2530

BoV wrote in post #14768035 (external link)
First post in this forum... Curious to see the comments

Pictures are from a shoot i had last week with a friends BMW 850i

One YN560II 1/4 power camera right (1 meter above ground), one 580EX II 1/4 power camera left (about 1,5 meters above ground).

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Have always loved the 8 series! Very nice - maybe adding a flash inside the car and a bit more on the side (maybe 1 more flash?) and/or a longer shutter speed to get a bit more ambient in. Love the color of the sky - almost matches the car - a little more ambient may have made it pop even more.


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Jul 28, 2012 04:53 as a reply to James33's post |  #2531

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Jul 28, 2012 09:19 |  #2532

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Jul 29, 2012 02:36 |  #2533

Ignore the speedlights in the setup picture, my friend was using those, I was using the two AB1600's...And...Call me crazy, but I like the setup shot better than the final result.

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Setup:

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And a bonus shot, goofing off after we were done...Fired both AB's straight up into the overhanging concrete:

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Jul 29, 2012 11:17 as a reply to Master of Defenestration's post |  #2534

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Light setup on this one:

3 floodlights on the building as seen, 1 Yongnuo 460 fired at 45 degree angle left front, left rear and right front of car.

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Jul 29, 2012 19:17 |  #2535

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