A&P Light/Flash Kits

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  1. metaldreads81

    metaldreads81 this is your time

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    I have a Nikon D50 and I just purchased the SB-800 flash for it. I'm not an amatuer photographer, but I'm no pro either. I want to get a light kit that will work with the SB-800 to be able to take portrait shots and do wedding photography, band photography, stuff like that.

    Any recommendations or experience with good light kits?
     
  2. Blair

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    If the D50 will trigger the SB-800 wirelessly just get yourself a stand, umbrella holder, and umbrella. This will be a low cost way to start experimenting with off camera flash.

    Check out these:

    Light Stand

    Umbrella Holder


    Umbrella
     
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    Cobber Wanna touch my bunny hole?

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    Yeah pretty much ... then you can start to look for a second speed light/stand/umbrella
     
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    yeah the D50 will cause the Sb-800 to fire wirelessly
     
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    metaldreads81 this is your time

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    metaldreads81 this is your time

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    This is probably an extremely retarded question, but how does it trigger it remotely? is there something else I have to buy as like a remote trigger, or is there a way to set the camera to work with the flash without any other harware? I guess what I'm asking is, I only have the camera and the flash, do I need anything else to trigger the flash remotely?

    I should set aside some time to read the manual
     
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    The D50 does not have the remote commander option to fire off the flash off remotely. The D70, D70s, D80 and D200 have this ability. If you had a SB-600 the SB-800 will act as a commander and fire the 600 off camera.
     
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    metaldreads81 this is your time

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    ok cool, I just read something like that in some article. I'll probably just end up getting some kinda of softbox or umbrella kit with a remote and do things that way.

    thanks for everyone's advice, this is really helpful
     

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