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Mar 17, 2009 12:25 |  #406

i tried my best lol it was like 230 in the afternoon when i was shooting i used the ab as fill light where i needed it i had to shoot full power so it would actually came out in the shots


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Mar 17, 2009 22:54 |  #407

There's a lot to know about shooting a car with off camera flash.

Especially a black car....

This should help you:

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Mar 17, 2009 23:04 |  #408

hmmm i see what if i only have a 2 light set up


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Mar 18, 2009 07:57 |  #409

GenuineRolla wrote in post #7545510 (external link)
There's a lot to know about shooting a car with off camera flash.

Especially a black car....

This should help you:

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How are you moding your lights?


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Mar 18, 2009 09:04 |  #410

I shoot them bare. You really don't need to use any modifiers when shooting cars.


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Mar 18, 2009 09:09 |  #411

GR..I was just curious as to why you have the strobes on the same side as the Sun? I would use the modifiers, but then again, all a matter of preference, I suppose. Interesting Diagrams. ;)


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Mar 18, 2009 09:23 |  #412

Do you have some sample pics? Would love to see the results.


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Mar 18, 2009 09:51 |  #413

BCRose wrote in post #7547818 (external link)
Do you have some sample pics? Would love to see the results.

Check his Flickr -- its very enjoyable.


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Mar 18, 2009 15:12 |  #414

Here's why you have strobes on the sun side:

http://img4.imageshack​.us/img4/3298/bjfrontj​x8.jpg (external link)

Heres how you shoot a light car on the shadow side:

http://img98.imageshac​k.us/img98/5662/lexus5​it0.jpg (external link)


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Mar 18, 2009 15:52 |  #415

Sounds good to me. Nice car shots. I dig em.

Lemme ask you somethin' about the Beauty Dish, since you have one. When you attached it, is there a bit of play? And how does it attached? Prongs, locking mechanism, etc? Just curious how Bees differ from White Lightnings with regard to attachment fittings.


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Mar 18, 2009 15:59 |  #416

Attachments fit on the WL the same way as the Bees.


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Mar 18, 2009 16:00 |  #417

BCRose wrote in post #7550294 (external link)
Attachments fit on the WL the same way as the Bees.

So, the release lever and 4 prongs, then whatever modifier, basically?


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Mar 18, 2009 16:03 |  #418

Yep


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Mar 18, 2009 16:38 |  #419

Thanks GA_T.


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Mar 18, 2009 17:46 |  #420

yep, thats how its attached. Mine has no play whatsoever.


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