A&P I'm a wannabe Jcolman too..

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  1. ok_computer

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    Just bought this:

    Nikon D300: $1399.99 (employee discount FTW)
    (2x) Alienbees B1600 strobes
    (2x) 10ft light stands
    (2x) 48-inch shoot through umbrella
    (2x) Pocketwizard Plus II transceivers

    = :( No more money for a long time
     
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    No oatmeal?
     
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    The D300 can't handle the furious onslaught of Quaker Oats as well as the pimp-daddy D3 can :hsugh:
     
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    I see that you have taste. Nice Camera. :naughty:
     
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    Now I have D300, D2h and D50 :noes:
     
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    Really.
     
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    God knows you don't need the D50. :o
     
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    I need it for 1/500 sync speed.
     
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    Got the pocketwizards for $141 each..

    No employee discount on alienbees though :sad2: Just 10% student off
     
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    I really need to practice more on flash photography and buy some lighting. :hs:
     
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    Can you get me a D300 for that price. I'm highly considering one.

    Does nikon offer a student discount?
     
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    no and no
     
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    Im sorry :hug:
     
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    How do you plan on firing your two strobes? You already have another PW, or are you going to slave one, or...

    I have 2 B1600s but they don't see much use.
     
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    I'm Jcolman and I approve of this purchase.
     
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    addataps :bowdown:
    They're illegal, but they work perfectly.
     
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    oh good i feel better now
     
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    The D2H had it's time. It was way ahead of its time for noise control and frames per second performance.

    The D50 is what it is. It's not a good camera, but it's still better than anything for strobed sports at the moment. The way Rexall is set up, it's impossible to have enough lights from the strobes to use 1/250 unless we buy an entire new system, and spend dumb amounts of money. Out of my hands :dunno:

    The D300 is a pretty sweet camera, there's no denying that.


    I just wish I could capture some fine detail like you guys :hsd:
     
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    Gotta shoot Canon for that. :mamoru:
     
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    Thats what I was implying :hsugh:

    lewis: this isnt serious trolling btw, i dont have a beef with you :hay:
     
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    I know. I hope you realize I feel the same way. I just like giving you Nikon guys a hard time. FWIW, I came VERY VERY close to getting a D3. I really respect the D300 and the D3 for what they are and if someone came into my store and said they had to choose between a 40D and a D300, Id probably tell them to get the D300.
     

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