Monthly Archives: January 2011

White balance tip

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A guy named BILL put this comment on the strobist website, I like to share that with our readers too because it is a quick and handy way to do it. I have to try this out to fully understand…

Rosco Calcolor Kit 10X12

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A new kit from Rosco, the 10×12 gels that can produce any color you want. On sale at MPEX here. Calibrated color, by Rosco is a series of color effects lighting filters designed specifically to the spectral sensitivity of color…

The Flash Bus Tour 2011

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The Flash Bus Tour 2011 with Joe McNally and David Hobby (Strobist) http://www.theflashbus.com Registration is now open Joe McNally http://www.joemcnally.com/blog/ David Hobby http://www.strobist.blogspot.com/ On Flikr: http://www.flickr.com/groups/theflashbus/ On Twitter: http://twitter.com/theflashbus THE FLASH TOUR Demonstrating the speed of light while rolling across…

A models right to retouch her photo

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SOURCE: http://www.modelinsider.com/forums/topic?id=1390 (Read the full article using the provided link) Some people claim she does not have the right to retouch here photo.That is false. If a model has not been explicitly forbidden by the photographer to retouch her pictures…

The China Connection

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Some people asked me what to do when your order from China (specifically eBay) did not arrive within 6 weeks. I use eBay a lot for all kinds of photo-stuff like the RF-602 flash triggers from YongNuo (http://stores.ebay.com/hkyongnuophotoequipment) but lately…

Nikon CLS Practical guide

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Flash photography is a pretty complex subject, and you have to study it a while to understand it. It is also a very rewarding subject and leads to much better pictures in many situations. The first concept to wrap your…

Strobist flashlist

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I found a great spreadsheet that compares a lot of  flashes, studio lights, triggers, white balance devices and has a ton of links. I do not know who the owner is (Will try to find out.) It was made with…

Cactus v5 triggers

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Soon to be released by GadgetInfinity the new triggers Cactus V5 Duo (Transceivers can act as transmitter or receiver) One V5 unit can function as a Flash/Strobe radio trigger transmitter Flash/Strobe radio trigger receiver Wireless remote trigger for a camera…

Project52

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One year – 52 weeks of assignments, critiques, discussions and more. The goal is to prepare the emerging shooter to be a working professional through a comprehensive, synergistic approach. If you want to shift your focus into professional photography then…

Speedliters handbook Review

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New from Syl Arena The Speedliter’s Handbook Review 1/6/2011 A MUST HAVE BOOK! Syl did an OUTSTANDING job with his new book. It is full of  information about using your speedlights off camera. He left nothing out and explains everything…