A&P Couple flash questions...

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  1. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    whats the benefit of a flash bracket?

    how come the lighting is totally different when i shoot horizontal and then vertical with the same flash settings? Ex: bouncing off the ceiling (flash pointed straight up) for a horizontal picture looks different when the flash is bouncing off the ceiling and its a vertical picture
     
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    Has to do with how your meter/flash reads the scene , b/c the sensor sees the world differently.... bracket makes sure you have no hard shadows, its very useful.
     
  3. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    Flash Bracket allows you to rotate the camera without the flash moving.

    http://www.custombrackets.com/Scripts/default.asp
    click on "see it animated" that will give you a good idea.


    There is also a company that makes a really nice one that is very small, very sturdy, puts a whole ring around the camera, I can't remember the manufacture, but I'm pretty sure someone will suggest it here, as they did before to me, It was quite a bit more money though.
     
  4. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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  5. Changed

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    holy shit .gif ^ :bowdown:
     
  6. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    those RRS brackets are f'n sweet. Pretty expensive, but beats the hell out of my pos one that i have though.
     
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    imo, a wireless transmitter would work MUCH better than a flash bracket and have many more uses as well.
     
  8. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    So you're going to pay someone to hold a flash for you? :hsugh:
     
  9. chlywly

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    Yeah, ill probably get a wireless + bracket, seems most photographers end up leaving their brackets in the drawr, where you can its best to hold it off to your left or something.
     
  10. sony

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    The transmitter will replace the off camera shoe cord, not the bracket. :slap:
     
  11. LEXTC

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    Who are these "most" photographers you are talking about? Hold it off to your left and you'll get some harsh shadows. Plus I'd prefer to keep my left hand on the camera and or lens so I can zoom/focus and not worry about dropping thousands of dollars because I was holding my flash in my hand.. :hs:
     
  12. LEXTC

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    just copy my order.. :)

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  13. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    Good job, you got the same bracket I did :wiggle:
     
  14. LEXTC

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    dam I forgot to get a couple clear filters!!!! :o I always forget :wtc:
     
  15. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    yeah, fug that
     
  16. LEXTC

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    :eek3: for real? why didn't you tell me?! I was asking ot about brackets a while ago.. :mad:

    how long have you used it?
     

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