A&P Canon ST-E2 or PocketWizards?

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  1. nicklk

    nicklk New Member

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    Whats the difference between the two if you are working with only Canon flashes?
     
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    Differences are radio vs IR. Manual setup vs ETTL.

    Only advantage to ST-e2 is ETTL and cost. If you really want/need radio and don't want to spend the $$$, look into the e-bay (gadget infinity/cactus) triggers.
     
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    the st-e2 is line of sight only. pocket wizards will work through pretty much anything and with almost any flash with the right adapter.
     
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    So tits, the "strobist" shot that you took of your daughter at the computer, how did you do that???
     
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    the cactus triggers are pretty decent. I haven't used them at long ranges, but they've worked pretty well for me. Not the most durable, but for the price I can't complain.
     
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    I have some cactus triggers with an added antenna so they work long range just fine. They won't sync perfectly above 1/160s though, 1/200 is close but there's a tiny strip where it doesn't quite catch the flash. Can't complain though, only spent $50 for trasmitter and 2 receivers. Paid $4 shipping, looked at the package and it cost them $23 to ship it :rofl: They can't be making much profit off these things :o
     
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    Same way the strobist did it :mamoru:

     
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    I know where the flashes were placed, just how did you fire them?
     
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    PW's
     
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    this gets discussed a lot lately.
     
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    orly? Show me a thread it has been discussed in
     

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