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Oct 01, 2016 06:16 as a reply to post 18141151 |  #916

Thanks again rejay14.

Another question, since you mentioned using a wheeled light stand case, after you've mounted up the c stand and the shoot has started and now you want to move to another area, do you dismantle everything? If shooting in a fairly large area with different backgrounds to shoot, how do you get the gear from 1 spot to the next?

When I shot in the estate last weekend, my buddy and I had to try to wrangle with the C stand + light + softbox as 1 unit and try to carefully walk that over, and then come back for the rest of the gear. Not ideal, but maybe I'm doing it wrong.




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Oct 01, 2016 20:08 as a reply to trailblazer's post |  #917

If I am doing an interior, I just use the heaviest light stands that I have, excluding the C-stands. Since wind is not a factor, the heavy stands are not required. I rarely would use the B1's inside though, just for the largest of interiors. I have 5x600EX RT's which do the job 99% of the time.

If I use the B1 and a C-stand, it's gonna stay put for a bit. If I have to move them, yes, it's a hassle. They break down pretty quick though. A couple of clamps loosened and it's good to go.

This is the bag that I bought:
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It's no Think Tank, but it does the job. I can get the collapsed turtle bases and columns in there (x2) to roll around. Without the C-stands, it holds @6 light stands, 4 umbrellas and many cold shoes and umbrella adapters. I have even sneaked some tripods in there at times. It's heavy, it sags a bit, but it does have some reinforcing ribbing on the underside.

I have several gear bags and through the years, I have traded in my backpacks for wheeled cases. You will never go wrong as long as you spend big on these. I thought that the Slinger was bargain. A couple hundred bucks and two years of service. I thought that they would have blown apart by now. They have zero signs of wear They sag a bit under weight, but so do I ;-)a

The reinforced bars on the bottom side are holding strong, surprisingly. They even fit across the top of a luggage dolly when I;m shooting in hotels. I hijack a dolly for the whole day when I shoot for a hotel lol.

Keep questions coming please. I just want to save you all money that I spent on all of my mistakes. I have no affiliate links to offer, so I am making zero $ from this advice.


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Oct 02, 2016 20:09 |  #918

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Oct 02, 2016 23:51 |  #919

Rovelight 600B in a 47" Brolly Box

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Oct 03, 2016 03:13 |  #920

Rovelight 600B in Fotodiox 36" octa

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Oct 03, 2016 10:54 |  #921

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A real shotgun wedding, eh? :twisted:

Sorry I couldn't resist... :oops:



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Oct 04, 2016 09:29 as a reply to abbadon31's post |  #924

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Outstanding image, Nathan. :) Floor and b/g merge nicely.

Thanks! Another from the same set, different dress. For the other two outfits, I turned on the background lights, so they don't really do in this thread.

Fun side note, the dress with the feather top was a couple sizes too small, so it's held together on the back with spring clamps and rubber bands. :)

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Oct 04, 2016 09:43 |  #925

AB Einstein, with a 22' gridded BD for both images.

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Oct 05, 2016 00:23 |  #926

Xplor 600 on TTL + 47 PCB

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Oct 05, 2016 00:50 |  #927

nathancarter wrote in post #18147988 (external link)
Fun side note, the dress with the feather top was a couple sizes too small, so it's held together on the back with spring clamps and rubber bands. :)

I've had to size down a sari on the spot: Pony clamps to the rescue. What the viewers can't see won't hurt them!


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Oct 05, 2016 06:50 |  #928

Two markedly different images. One broad daylight and one is sunset, both had ND filter and Einstein strobes working to create the images.

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Oct 05, 2016 15:15 |  #929

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Xplor 600 on TTL + 47 PCB

Mind saying where this falls is?


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Oct 05, 2016 16:27 as a reply to saea501's post |  #930

It located in North Georgia called Minehaha !




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