A&P Club Photography...

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by 1200mk, Mar 29, 2007.

  1. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    Will my d80 + 18-55 kit lense + sb600 be good enough for taking pictures of people?
     
  2. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    with a flash, you should be okay.
     
  3. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    why?

    and is the 18mm focal length sufficient for group shots, etc.
     
  4. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    would a sb600 vs a sb800 be a big diff?
     
  5. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    dunno, I'm a Canon guy so I don't have experience with the Nikon flashes.
     
  6. copeland

    copeland smarter than you

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    from what I've read it seems the only major difference is that the s800 has a commander mode...I just bought a s600 today
     
  7. NSX

    NSX OT Supporter

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    Group shots, yes. But for portrait, the f2.8 is ideal to get better looking bokeh. Just get the cheap but fantastic 50mm f/1.8 for $99 and you're set.
     
  8. 19Godfather86

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    The SB600 is more than enough flash for you right now.
     
  9. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    i have the 50 and that focal range is pretty useless for club photog. imho
     
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    19Godfather86 New Member

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    You mean like, in dance clubs?
     
  11. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    yes sir.
     
  12. cftofu2k

    cftofu2k OT Supporter

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    i use a rebel xt, tokina 12-24, and 430ex with soft box (direct flash). 18mm should be fine.
     
  13. tenplanescrashing

    tenplanescrashing Active Member

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    shit, the on-board flash would do just fine for most of these shots. several of the NapkinNights photographers in SD just use a 300d, kit lens and onboard flash for their photos. you don't NEED the f/2.8, just tone down the flash and you'll be fine.
     
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    The iTTL flash on the D80 should do wonders for exposure. You might want to look into a flash diffuser for the SB-600 if you find it too harsh, or if the ceiling is low enough, you could look into diffusing it off the roof.
     
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    Onboard flash won't go wide enough to cover the 12-24 :noes:
     
  16. JayKimchee

    JayKimchee OT Supporter

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    you use it for close up shots
     
  17. tenplanescrashing

    tenplanescrashing Active Member

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    well duh...
     
  18. SenenCito

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    play a bit with the light..sometimes I set the ISO at 400 ant the speed at about 60..that way the background shows up better on the pictures..helps the pictures say a lot more.
     
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    That shit looks retarded @ 10mm :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:
     
  20. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    yeah... i am considering picking up a 12-24 also.. will the f/4 speed affect my images?


    the fastest shutterspeed I will get is 1/200 anyways right?
     

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