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Aug 08, 2010 02:42 as a reply to  @ post 10680355 |  #8926

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Aug 08, 2010 10:59 |  #8927

If possible, could people share setup info or even better, behind-the-scenes pictures?


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Aug 08, 2010 10:59 |  #8928

Hey guys! I bought 2 alien bees 800. My question is do u guys take a picture and turn them off or do you just leave them on for the whole shoot? and how long do you leave them on? I bought them used with no instructions.


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Aug 08, 2010 11:03 |  #8929

pancake. wrote in post #10682235 (external link)
Hey guys! I bought 2 alien bees 800. My question is do u guys take a picture and turn them off or do you just leave them on for the whole shoot? and how long do you leave them on? I bought them used with no instructions.

Leave your strobes on until you're done shooting. You may want to turn off the modeling lights if they're not needed or if they're generating unnecessary heat of if it's going to be a while before you begin shooting again.


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Aug 08, 2010 11:09 |  #8930

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This is really gorgeous! Would you mind sharing details of your setup.


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Aug 08, 2010 13:51 as a reply to  @ drisley's post |  #8931

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Aug 08, 2010 18:59 |  #8932

phamster you have three vegabonds??? crazy!!!
Love the pic. got any more from that set?


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Aug 09, 2010 11:48 |  #8933

A little cheeseball for my taste, but my wife's been bugging me to take it since June. Our 10-month old in 4th of July regalia:

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Single B800 in Photek Softlighter (external link), camera left. I'm really starting to love this modifier, serious bang for the buck. For those waiting for a PLM, I'd take a look at one of these.



  
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Aug 09, 2010 13:59 |  #8934

^^^^ that phottek softlighter looks pretty awesome. Gunna look into it. Nice shot of your kid too!


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Aug 09, 2010 15:48 |  #8935

siddr20 wrote in post #10684321 (external link)
phamster you have three vegabonds??? crazy!!!
Love the pic. got any more from that set?

I have a single Vagabond, would there be a problem using extension cords to power say, 2x AB800's?

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^^^^ that phottek softlighter looks pretty awesome. Gunna look into it. Nice shot of your kid too!

I have the 60" Softlighter and it's a very nice modifier. The only thing is that I wish it allowed a grid.

This was shot under midday sun (above and behind model) with a bare AB800 w/ Vagabond to my right.

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Aug 09, 2010 16:06 |  #8936

jmborkowski wrote in post #10688024 (external link)
A little cheeseball for my taste, but my wife's been bugging me to take it since June. Our 10-month old in 4th of July regalia:

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Single B800 in Photek Softlighter (external link), camera left. I'm really starting to love this modifier, serious bang for the buck. For those waiting for a PLM, I'd take a look at one of these.

LOL!! this is cute! I like it!~


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Aug 09, 2010 22:33 |  #8937

drisley wrote in post #10689527 (external link)
I have a single Vagabond, would there be a problem using extension cords to power say, 2x AB800's?


I have the 60" Softlighter and it's a very nice modifier. The only thing is that I wish it allowed a grid.

This was shot under midday sun (above and behind model) with a bare AB800 w/ Vagabond to my right.


Same as above, but with bare AB800 to my left.


not at all, you'll just have fewer pops.


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Aug 09, 2010 22:53 |  #8938

Gabby ~ Senior Grass shot

another senior

like i said it is going to be crazy this year..

this part time hobby is taking over..

i used an alien bee 1600 for this light..

for farm sessions, i just use the studio lights .. being they produce the most powerful lighting and the difference is very noticeable compared to speed lights

lighting was camera left and gabby was on a crest of a hill.. so when poseing your subjects have them look down a little because you want the sky so you are shooting upwards..

i think i had the ab1600 at 3/4 power with 64PLM as modifier

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Exposure0.013 sec (1/80)
Aperturef/9.0
Focal Length85 mm
ISO Speed100
Exposure Bias0 EV

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love this one..

wish i had a studio and if i did i would have a huge tractor tire and wheel assembly just for this!..

we worked on her dad's friend farm. so when walking by and looking at all the options for posing this shot came to mind

light was the ab 1600 with the 64 PLM camera right, power was about 1/2 power about 5-6 feet away

works right?

i have the wider shot but for cropping purposes i choose to crop in to this version for facebook ....

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Aug 09, 2010 23:33 |  #8939

jmborkowski wrote in post #10688024 (external link)
A little cheeseball for my taste, but my wife's been bugging me to take it since June. Our 10-month old in 4th of July regalia:

QUOTED IMAGE

Single B800 in Photek Softlighter (external link), camera left. I'm really starting to love this modifier, serious bang for the buck. For those waiting for a PLM, I'd take a look at one of these.

Cheesy, but outstanding!! Love it.


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