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Apr 30, 2014 23:08 |  #1

I'm in need of a portable light setup. Do I get another 600EX RT and a St-E3-Rt and a few soft boxes or do I spring for a ProFoto 500 Air system? I really don't know which way to go but I know I need some type of soft boxes. Anybody use the 600Rt's remotely triggered? Is it just as good as say the profoto setup?


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Apr 30, 2014 23:11 |  #2

I currently have one 600EX RT, one 580EXII, and one 430EX.


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May 01, 2014 01:17 |  #3

You can get at least three 600EX-RT or two Einstiens with a Vagabond VLX pack and still have money left over for a beauty dish, soft box, triggers and stands. What is the ProFoto Air going to do for you to warrant the expense?


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May 01, 2014 03:08 |  #4

I really like the Einsteins over the Canon 600 EX RT.

I use the Einstein with the Vagabond Mini. It is a little more
to lug around but you get more consistent light quality
and more power as well.

Also you have more choices when it comes to modifiers.

Profoto is a bit pricey and most people won't know if
you are using an Einstein or Profoto.

I usually bring the 600 EX RT as a backup in case something
goes wrong with the Einstein set up.

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