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Apr 27, 2015 21:14 |  #1

From everyone that knows me here knows that I am a shallow DOF portrait junkie! I have an addiction to shallow DOF portraiture I know its a problem but I can't quit it! I never will its just too awesome! lol I am always looking to try new things and do things that many people shy away from. I first was bit by the HSS bug over 2yrs ago when I picked up a set of yn-622c's and was ganging up 3 speedlites to get my WS up. It was awesome but more power was too expensive.

So now that the market having more affordable HSS enabled monolights I went and picked up a Rovelight 600B 2 weeks ago. I am so far very impressed with this $500 HSS enabled 600WS built in battery beast of a mono. I def for the money recommend it anyone that doesn't have a large budget and wants similar power and capability to the Profoto B1's.



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Lets share some HSS everyone! Happy shooting everyone!!

I have only have a few tests to share as of now but I let me start this awesome thread off;)


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Apr 27, 2015 21:19 |  #2

Had a shoot scheduled at the South Street Seaport yesterday morning and brought two of my boys to assist but unfortunately the talent flaked on me. So with it being early in the day and it being a gorgeous day out I had to shoot! So heres a shot of Gary who is a fellow POTN member, great photog and good friend of mine;)

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Apr 27, 2015 23:36 |  #3

5Dmk2
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Apr 28, 2015 00:34 |  #4

Shot last week

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Apr 28, 2015 10:23 |  #5

I literally just got my Flashpoint 360 light a week ago and sunday I got my Cells II trigger....

...so let me get to this weekend and I'll post some up :)

First time ever with strobes outdoor and HSS all within a week. I'm giddy to say the least.


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Apr 28, 2015 12:58 |  #6

I will be following this thread. I prefer this look over the filter approach.




  
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Apr 28, 2015 15:05 |  #7

sipowicz wrote in post #17535984 (external link)
I will be following this thread. I prefer this look over the filter approach.

Same here.

I have alot to learn but I think I'm moving in the right direction. Outdoor strobing = win.

Nobody around here does it and this sill start to pull me apart from the rest. So far for what I've seen you just cannot compare the two. I much prefer the look of strobing HSS wide open vs. all on location of course :)


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Apr 28, 2015 15:46 |  #8

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Apr 30, 2015 01:29 |  #9

5Dmk2
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Apr 30, 2015 06:25 |  #10

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Apr 30, 2015 19:27 as a reply to  @ oldvultureface's post |  #11

Great shot you have a beautiful grandaughter!


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Apr 30, 2015 20:53 |  #12

Great idea for a thread, Joey! Are you using the 622's to trigger the rovelight?


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Apr 30, 2015 21:06 |  #13

Nothing fancy like what you guys are probably use to but this one does qualify for HSS

F1.6, ISO 400, 1/320 - 50mm Art


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May 01, 2015 09:02 |  #14

Assuming since we're mainly talking light, doesn't just have to be Canon?

Here is mine was testing out with my son when the weather finally started to thaw here in NYC.

Fuji X100T with 50mm tele
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May 01, 2015 14:10 |  #15

Oh man... I cant wait to contribute to this thread




  
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